Assistant Professor

Institution Name 
Stanford University
Position Rank 
Assistant Professor
Area of Specialty 
LatinVerse
This position is 
Approved/Definite
Application Deadline 
November 1, 2017

The Department of Classics at Stanford University is seeking applicants for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of Latin literature. All periods will be considered from Early Republican through Later Latin, with a preference for poetry over prose.

The successful applicant will be expected to teach graduate level courses in Latin literature (including broad field surveys) as well as undergraduate level courses (both in Greek and Latin and in translation).

Applicants must submit a curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, a writing sample of no more than 20 pages (either a dissertation extract or an independent publication), and a teaching statement of no more than two pages via the online application: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/9904. Ph.D. must be in hand by June 30, 2018.

For full consideration, all materials must be received by November 1, 2017. Additional supporting materials may be requested at a later date. The term of appointment will begin on September 1, 2018.

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford also welcomes applications from others who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions.

Course Load 
4-course load over 3 quarters
Placement Year 

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