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The Department of Classics at Georgetown University invites applications for a  tenure-track assistant professor in Greek and Latin literature and philology.  The successful candidate will demonstrate scholarly energy and ability, as well as the potential for pedagogical excellence.  Teaching load is 2 courses per semester; the candidate is expected to teach classes in Greek and Latin at all levels, and literature courses in translation. The successful candidate will join a thriving department, committed both to research and the teaching and mentoring of its undergraduate and post-baccalaureate students.  PhD must be in hand by the time of taking up the appointment. 

Applicants should send a cv, cover letter, three letters of recommendation, and a scholarly writing sample (20 pgs. maximum) to Classics Search Committee, Department of Classics, 322 Healy Hall, Georgetown University, Washington DC 20057.  Complete applications must be received in hard copy in the office by October 29, 2012.  We will conduct interviews at the APA annual meeting in January 2013.  Additional questions may be directed to Charles McNelis (

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability or other categories protected by law.

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