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The Department of Classics invites applications for three tenure-track appointments. Qualified applicants in most fields will be considered. Successful candidates should expect to teach courses at all levels of Greek and Latin as well as a wide variety of courses in translation. Applicants must provide evidence of excellence in both teaching and research. Ph.D. in hand or near completion preferred. For information about the Department of Classics, please visit our website at Applications should be directed to: Dr. Michael DeRoche, Acting Head, Department of Classics, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, NL A1C 5S7. Fax: (709) 737-2135; Phone: (709) 737-8593; E-mail:

The positions will commence September 1, 2004. Tenure-track appointments at the rank of Assistant Professor will be offered in the case of successful candidates with a completed Ph.D.; otherwise, a 3-year contractual appointment will be offered with automatic conversion to a tenure-track appointment on completion of the doctoral degree. Consideration of applications will begin October 15, 2003, and all applications should reach the Department Head by November 17, 2003. All applications should include a current curriculum vitae, a teaching dossier, and the names of three persons who can supply a letter of reference.

Memorial University is the largest university in Atlantic Canada. As the province's only university, Memorial plays an integral role in the educational and cultural life of Newfoundland and Labrador. Offering diverse undergraduate and graduate programs to almost 16,000 students, Memorial provides a distinctive and stimulating environment for learning in St. John's, a safe, friendly city with great historic charm, a vibrant cultural life, and easy access to a wide range of outdoor activities.

Memorial University is committed to employment equality and encourages applications from qualified women and men, visible minorities, aboriginal people and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.