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Arizona State University

School of International Letters and Cultures

Rank: Assistant Professor, Classics

The School of International Letters & Cultures (SILC) at Arizona State University (Tempe Campus) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the area of the Classics with a specialization in Latin literature, culture, and language. Anticipated start date is August 20, 2020. Arizona State University is the nation’s leading major public university committed to inclusion and excellence in research and education. SILC’s online degrees and programs are increasing in size at a robust rate, and we seek a candidate who excels in both research and teaching to help advance the School’s programs to national prominence.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses in Latin literature and Roman culture, conduct research on the Greco-Roman world, and participate in service to the university and profession as appropriate to rank.

Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in the Classics or a closely related field at the time of hire
  • Reading and scholarly proficiency in Latin and ancient Greek
  • Demonstrated experience in teaching the literature, and culture, and language of ancient Rome
  • A record of published research on the history, literature, or culture of ancient Rome

Desired Qualifications:

  • Research focus in Latin prose
  • Research and / or teaching focus in Environmental Humanities, Digital Humanities, or Veterans’ studies
  • Research interests connecting ancient Rome to diverse ancient and modern cultures
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in college-level teaching, including online courses
  • Demonstrated success meeting the needs of diverse student populations and/or reaching out to diverse communities

To apply, submit the following electronically to:

  1. A current curriculum vitae
  2. A letter addressed to Prof. Michael A. Tueller, Search Committee Chair, outlining research program, teaching philosophy, and how the applicant's experiences fit the qualifications listed above
  3. Two recent sets of student evaluations
  4. A statement addressing how your past and/or potential contributions to diversity and inclusion will advance ASU’s commitment to inclusive excellence (1 page single spaced).
  5. The names, positions, and contact information (including email addresses) of three references, who may be contacted directly.

Application deadline is December 21, 2019; if not filled, every two weeks thereafter until the search is closed. By policy, the successful candidate must be eligible to work in the United States by time of hire.


For questions about the application process, please contact Michael A. Tueller at (480) 965-8700 or

The College values our cultural and intellectual diversity, and continually strives to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment. We are especially interested in applicants who can strengthen the diversity of the academic community.

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