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The Department of Classics at the University of Cincinnati invites applications for a position in Ancient Greek and/ or Latin Philology at the level of associate or full professor, to begin August 15, 2021. Rank will be determined commensurate with credentials.

Minimum Requirements:

  • A doctorate degree in Classics, awarded prior to the effective date of appointment, is required.
  • The ability to read and comprehend ancient Greek and Latin, as evidenced in the publication record, is also required.

Job Duties:

Selected candidate will be expected to teach classical languages at both graduate and undergraduate levels, to teach undergraduate courses in various aspects of the ancient world (e.g, Greek or Roman Civilization), and to both recruit and advise M.A. and Ph.D. students. Candidate will be expected to conduct research and publish in the field of Classics and to provide service to the department (e.g, serving on departmental committees).

The Department of Classics offers B.A. programs in Classics and Classical Civilization and M.A. and Ph.D. programs in Greek and Latin Language and Literature, Ancient History, Bronze Age Archaeology, and Classical Archaeology. The candidate will be joining a department with faculty who have a history of sustained, high quality research. Faculty thrive in an interdisciplinary environment that educates students in philology, ancient history, and archaeology. The department is housed together with the Burnam Classics Library, one of the largest and best collections of resources in Classics in the world, including a collection of Byzantine and Modern Greek resources. Full information about the department can be found on our website:

Candidates must apply online at and search for Requisition #55722. In addition to completing the online application form, candidates are required to attach a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, and a one-page statement of contribution to diversity and inclusion, using the additional documents feature in the hiring system. In addition, the candidate should include the names and email addresses of three persons who can provide confidential letters of reference to be sent by email to with the subject line “Philology Search.”

The committee will review applications beginning November 13, 2020 and conduct online interviews following that. The position will remain open until filled.



The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.

REQ: 55722