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McMASTER UNIVERSITY – HAMILTON, ONTARIO, CANADA

Post-doctoral Fellowship in Roman Studies, 2008-2009.

The Department of Classics at McMaster University invites qualified applicants to apply for a one-year E. Togo Salmon Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Roman Studies to commence July 1, 2008.  The Fellow receives an annual stipend of $45,000 Canadian, a professional development allowance of $1500, and up to $5000 in research funds (to be applied for separately).  The successful candidate will teach one course per term and undertake research in Roman history, archaeology, or literature.  The successful applicant will have a supervisor within the department.  Applicants should be not more than three years beyond their completed PhD.  Those with a defense scheduled no later than May 2008 are welcome to apply.

A curriculum vitae, 3-page research proposal, and three confidential letters of reference, one of which must be from the thesis supervisor, should be sent to:  Salmon Postdoctoral Fellowship, Department of Classics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON Canada L8S 4M2 by February 1, 2008.  Formal interviews will not be held, but members of the department will be happy to meet with potential candidates at the American Philological Association in Chicago. Please contact Dr. Michele George, Chair (georgem@mcmaster.ca) to arrange a meeting.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and Permanent Residents will be given priority.  McMaster University is strongly committed to employment equity within its community, and to recruiting a diverse faculty and staff.  The University encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities.

The Department of Classics at McMaster University invites applications for a definite tenure-track appointment in the area of Greek Art and Archaeology at the Assistant Professor level to commence July 1, 2008.

McMaster University is a research intensive university and the Department of Classics has undergraduate degree programs in Greek, Latin, and classical culture, as well as programs leading to the M.A. and Ph.D. degrees.

The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in Classics or the equivalent, with specialization in Greek art and archaeology (Archaic, Classical, or Hellenistic periods), and demonstrated excellence in teaching and research, with a clearly defined program of research which will result in publication. The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Greek art and archaeology as well as Greek language and to contribute to all aspects of the Department's graduate program.

Applicants should send a letter of application, together with a curriculum vitae and a sample of their writing (in hard copy), to: Dr. Michele George, Chair, Department of Classics, McMaster University, 1280 Main West, Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4M2, Canada e-mail: georgem@mcmaster.ca telephone: 905-525-9140 x23452 (Fax: 905 577-6930).

Applications must be received by November 30, 2007, and applicants should arrange for three letters of reference to reach the Department by the same date. All documentation submitted in support of your application becomes the property of the University and is not returnable.

The Department expects to be conducting interviews at the January 2008 meeting of the American Philological Association in Chicago.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and Permanent Residents will be given priority. McMaster University is strongly committed to employment equity within its community, and to recruiting a diverse faculty and staff. The University encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities.

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