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Department of Classics seeks to appoint a Hellenist for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor or instructor level, beginning the fall of 1999. Applicants should have broad training in both Greek and Latin languages and literatures, and a scholarly specialization in Greek literature, preferably Homer and/or Greek drama. The teaching load is five courses per year; the successful candidate will likely teach elementary Greek every year, and a wide range of Greek and Latin texts at the intermediate or advanced undergraduate level. At least one course each year will be on a topic in translation, developed to complement departmental offerings, ideally from an interdisciplinary perspective. Possible topics might include: the role of performance in the ancient world; ancient theater; gender in the ancient world; the world of epic and tragedy. Ph.D with teaching experience preferred; ABD with teaching experience and evidence of meaningful progress toward completion of degree will be considered. Candidates should submit a complete dossier, including letter of application, curriculum vitae, at least three letters of recommendation, and transcript to: Professor Barbara Weiden Boyd, Chair, Department of Classics, 7600 College Station, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME 04011-8476. Questions regarding the position can be addressed to Professor Boyd at We shall begin reviewing applications on November 1, 1998. Bowdoin is a liberal arts college with 1550 undergraduates located 2 and a half hours north of Boston on the Maine coast. Further information about Bowdoin and the department is available on the World Wide Web ( Bowdoin College is committed to Equal Opportunity through Affirmative Action. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.