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  1. Description: The Departments of Art History and Classics at New York University seek an historian of Roman art and architecture for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professorship, beginning September 1, 2009. Candidates must have completed the Ph.D. by September 1, 2009. Candidates should have teaching experience and a record of scholarly production, with promise of continued research and publication. In addition to their specialty candidates should be able to teach an introductory course in the History of Western Art from antiquity to the Renaissance; an ability to teach classical architecture would be an advantage. Please send a detailed letter of application, CV, three letters of recommendation, and a writing sample (ca. 20 pages) by November 30, 2008 to Professor Joan Breton Connelly, Chair of the Search Committee, Dept. of Classics, New York

    University, 100 Washington Square East, Room 503, New York, NY 10003, by November 30, 2008. Professor Connelly is also happy to answer inquiries about this position by e-mail (joan.connelly@nyu.edu). Please note that we will be interviewing candidates at the AIA Meeting in Philadelphia from January 8-11, 2009. NYU is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. International candidates will be considered.

    Contact Info: Joan Breton Connelly Dept. of Classics, NYU Silver Center 503, 100 Washington Square East New York, NY 10003 U.S.A. (p) 212-998-8194 (f) 212-995-4209 joan.connelly@nyu.edu
     

  2. The Department of Classics at New York University invites applications for a position in the field of Greek literature to begin September 1, 2009 at the rank of assistant (tenure-track) or associate professor, though there will be a preference for a junior candidate. We are seeking a specialist in the Archaic and/or Classical period with a focus on epic and/or drama. Interdisciplinary approaches are welcome. Please send a cover letter, cv, three letters of recommendation, and a writing sample (ca. 20 pages) to Professor David Levene, Chair of the Search Committee, Dept. of Classics, New York University, 100 Washington Square East, Room 503, New York, NY 10003 by November 15, 2008. Professor Levene is also happy to answer inquiries about this position (D.S.Levene@nyu.edu or 212-998-8598). Please note that we will be interviewing candidates at the APA Meeting in Philadelphia. NYU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
     
  3. NEW YORK UNIVERSITY - GALLATIN SCHOOL OF INDIVIDUALIZED STUDY – NEW YORK, NY
    The Gallatin School of Individualized Study at New York University invites applications for an Assistant or Associate Professor in Classics, Ancient Studies, or Ancient Mediterranean Studies, to commence on September 1, 2009. We seek an interdisciplinary scholar with a focus on the ancient Greek and Roman worlds, attentive to border and cross-border issues—whether cultural, geographical, political, legal or economic. Interest in migrations, diasporas, empires, ethnicities, and multilingualism in the Ancient Mediterranean, and comparative perspectives across regions (for example but not limited to the Ancient Mediterranean and the Indian Ocean World) represent possible areas of scholarly focus. The ideal candidate will be able to teach not only a specific area of research, but will have an interest in ancient cultural production, e.g. aesthetics, histories, politics. The discipline of origin is open: we invite applicants from anthropology, art and archaeology, classics, comparative literature, history, philosophy, and religion. Candidates should be interested in and committed to intensive undergraduate teaching and individual mentoring of students.

    Qualifications: Ph.D and experience at the rank of assistant professor; demonstrated excellence in teaching and advising at the university level; an excellent record of research and writing.

    Founded in 1972, Gallatin is an experimental college of 1,300 students within a major research university. Its innovative, nationally recognized B.A. and M.A. programs in individualized study encourage students to develop an integrated, multidisciplinary program of study that combines courses taken in the various schools of NYU with independent studies, internships and Gallatin's own interdisciplinary seminar, writing courses and arts workshops. The School emphasizes excellent teaching, intensive student advising and mentoring and a unique combination of program flexibility and academic rigor.

    Please send a letter of application and curriculum vitae to: Liz Greene, Director of Human Resources, the Gallatin School, New York University, 715 Broadway, 8th floor, New York, NY 10003. The deadline to submit is November 15, 2008.

    NYU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
     

  4. NEW YORK UNIVERSITY - Abu Dhabi, UAE
    New York University is establishing a new campus in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. New York University Abu Dhabi, a partner campus of New York University, will consist of a highly selective liberal arts college (Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences, Sciences, and Engineering), distinctive graduate programs, and a world-class Institute for advanced research, scholarship, and creative work. NYU New York and NYU Abu Dhabi will be integrally connected, together forming the foundation of a unique global network university, actively linked as well to NYU's study and research sites on five continents. NYU Abu Dhabi's first class of students from across the globe, who must demonstrate academic excellence, will arrive in fall 2010; its research and public programs have commenced this fall. Situated at a new crossroads of the world, NYU Abu Dhabi will have the resources and commitment to become a leading center of intellectual pursuit, collaboration, and impact.

    NYU Abu Dhabi is now recruiting faculty of exceptional quality in teaching and in professional accomplishment. The Humanities Division of NYU Abu Dhabi is specifically looking for professors of history, philosophy, and literature, and invites applications at any level (assistant, associate or full professor).

    For History: We encourage applicants in any area of historical inquiry, and have a particular interest in applicants with expertise in global and/or transnational history.

    For Philosophy: We encourage applicants in any area of philosophy, although we have a particular interest in applicants with expertise in ethics, philosophy of mind, epistemology, or Arabic and Islamic philosophy.

    For Literature: We encourage applicants in all fields of literary study; however, we have a particular interest in comparative approaches to literary traditions, world literature in translation, and Shakespeare studies with a global emphasis.

    Preferred candidates will have an active agenda of research, publication, and undergraduate teaching. Ph.D. at time of appointment is expected. The teaching load is three undergraduate courses per year (semester system), including one in the core curriculum. The terms of employment are competitive compared to U.S. benchmarks and include housing and educational subsidies for children. Faculty may spend time at NYU in New York and at its other global campuses. The appointment may begin as soon as September 1, 2009 but could be delayed until September 1, 2010.

    The review of applications will begin on December 1, 2008 and will continue until the positions are filled. Send vita, statement of research and teaching interests, representative publications and three letters of reference via email to: nyuad.humanities@nyu.edu. Electronic submissions are preferred, but you may send a hard copy to: NYUAD Humanities Search Committee, New York University, 70 Washington Square South, Rm. 1242, New York, NY 10012. Information concerning the faculty, programs and facilities of NYU Abu Dhabi, can be obtained at: http://nyuad.nyu.edu. NYU Abu Dhabi is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer.
     

  5. The Department of Classics at New York University invites applications for an appointment as an Assistant Professor/Faculty Fellow. The appointment will be for one year beginning September 1, 2009, renewable annually for a maximum of three years, pending administrative and budgetary approval. Candidates must have completed a Ph.D. no earlier than five years before the date of appointment and have a strong commitment to teaching. The field is open, but candidates should be capable of teaching texts in both Latin and Greek at an advanced level: the teaching load will be three courses per annum. Please send a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a 20-page writing sample, and 3 letters of reference by July 15, 2009 to Professor David Levene, Chair Washington Square East, Room 503, New York, NY 10003. Professor Levene is also happy to answer inquiries about this position (d.s.levene@nyu.edu) or 212-998-8598. NYU is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.
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