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The Department of Classics at The University of Texas at Austin announces a position in Greek History at the rank of assistant professor (tenure-track). The department welcomes applicants specializing in all periods and aspects of Greek History. The successful candidate is expected to establish a vigorous research agenda in their area of scholarship. Teaching expectations will include graduate seminars, undergraduate courses in both large and medium lecture and smaller seminar formats, and language courses at all levels, beginning through graduate.

Candidates are expected to have the PhD in hand by the start of the appointment on August 18, 2020.

To apply, submit a cover letter, a cv, a sample of recent scholarship (max. 30 pages), and three letters of recommendation to Interfolio at the following link: The department is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic community. Applicants are welcome to include a brief description of how they would contribute to this goal in their cover letter.

To receive full consideration, complete applications must be received by November 20, 2019. We will be interviewing in Washington D.C. at the annual meetings of the Society for Classical Studies (January 2-5, 2020). Applicants who are unable to attend the SCS meetings and wish to be considered for a video interview in early December should state so in their cover letter.

The University of Texas at Austin is an AA/EEO employer. Appointment is subject to budgetary approval; a background check on the appointee is a state requirement. Further information about the Department is available on our website: