Classics - Tenure-track Assistant Professor (Generalist)

Classics - Tenure-track Assistant Professor (Generalist)
Date:  08/27/2012

Colby College is a private, highly selective liberal arts college. We have a vibrant, growing department with about 30-40 majors. Our student majors can focus on Language & Literature or on Classical Civilization.

The Department of Classics at Colby College invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position to begin on September 1, 2013. The Department seeks a generalist who can teach courses in the ancient languages, archaeology, and either rhetoric or reception (or both), one of which will be taught as a writing-intensive class.

Applicants should send:

  1. a letter of application
  2. curriculum vitae
  3. three letters of reference
  4. a statement of teaching, preferably accompanied by student evaluations
  5. a statement of research, and
  6. a sample of scholarly writing to:

Professor Hanna Roisman, Chair
Colby College
Generalist Search Committee
Department of Classics
4162 Mayflower Hill
Waterville, Maine 04901-8841

Electronic submission of applications is strongly preferred.

Review of applications will begin November 16, 2012.

Initial interviews will be conducted at the joint AIA-APA meetings in Seattle, WA, in January 2013.

Colby College is committed to equality and diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage inquiries from candidates who will contribute to the cultural and ethnic diversity of our college. Colby College does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, or age in employment or in our educational programs.

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