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Carleton College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track appointment in Classics beginning September 1, 2018, at the rank of assistant professor. Candidates must have Ph.D. in-hand by time of appointment. Teaching responsibilities will include courses in Greek and Roman history, as well as Latin and Greek at all levels. This position is in a department of Classics with curricular emphases in ancient languages, literature in translation, history, and archaeology. The person appointed to this position is expected to work closely with the Department of History and other relevant units on campus. The teaching load is five courses per year, spread over three ten-week terms. Candidates should demonstrate commitment to teaching excellence and scholarly potential.

To apply, please visit the Carleton College website at to complete the online application, including a letter of application, c.v., graduate transcript (need not be official), a short sample of scholarly work (no more than thirty pages), and contact information for three letters of reference. All materials (including reference letters uploaded by referees) are due by November 1.

Letters of application should address relevant educational and teaching experience and interests, as well as the candidate’s current research agenda. The letter should also speak to the candidate’s interest in teaching at a liberal arts college with a diverse student body.

Carleton College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, veteran status, actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, status with regard to public assistance, disability, or age in providing employment or access to its educational facilities and activities. We are committed to developing our faculty to better reflect the diversity of our student body and American society. Women and members of minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

If you have questions, please contact Professor Clara Hardy at

Applications will be reviewed with the intention of conducting Skype interviews in December.