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The Department of the Classics at Colgate University invites applications for a tenure-stream position in ancient history at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning fall semester 2018. The department seeks a teacher/scholar with an active research agenda and the ability to offer a range of courses in Greco-Roman history and civilization, with competence to address the breadth and diversity of cultures in the ancient Mediterranean world. The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute on a regular basis, and at all levels, to the department’s curriculum in Latin and Greek. Completion of Ph.D. is expected prior to or shortly after the date of hire. All Colgate faculty are expected to participate in all-university programs, including the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum.

A cover letter, three letters of recommendation, a curriculum vitae, and a brief sample of scholarly writing must be submitted through Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. All applications should speak directly to the candidate’s ability to work effectively with students across a wide range of identities and backgrounds.

Review of applications will begin November 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. Preliminary interviews will be conducted in January at the meeting of the Society for Classical Studies in Boston, MA, or via remote technologies as needed. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at

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