Assistant Profess or Classics

Institution Name 
Hamilton College
Position Rank 
Assistant Professor
Area of Specialty 
Generalist
Additional Desirable Specialties 
InterdisciplinaryStudies
GenderStudies
DigitalHumanities
ClassicalArchaeology
ClassicalReception
This position is 
Approved/Definite

The Classics Department at Hamilton College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin on July 1, 2016.  Applicants should have the Ph.D. in hand or be in the very last stages of completing the dissertation.  They should display evidence of accomplished teaching, a record of scholarship, and a clear vision of future scholarly work.  Hamilton is a distinguished liberal arts college with very competitive salaries and a teaching load of five courses per year.  Applicants should be prepared to teach all levels of Greek, Latin, and Classical Studies, including courses incorporating material culture and issues of gender.  They should also possess the ability to make creative use of information technology.  Hamilton College believes that diversity is essential to the excellence of its academic program.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, and a statement about how they would engage and sustain Hamilton’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.  They should also arrange for submission of three letters of recommendation to Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/30823.  Materials sent to Interfolio should be addressed to Barbara Gold, Chair, Classics Department, Hamilton CollegeQuestions should be submitted via email to bgold@hamilton.eduThe application deadline is November 15, 2015.  Interviews will be conducted at the SCS meeting in San Francisco in January; on-campus interviews will be conducted in late January or early February.

Hamilton (www.hamilton.edu) is a residential liberal arts college located in upstate New York. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find other Hamilton and nearby academic job listings at www.upstatenyherc.org.  Hamilton College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in all areas of the campus community (www.hamilton.edu/diversity).  Hamilton provides domestic partner benefits.  Candidates from underrepresented groups in higher education are especially encouraged to apply.

Application Instructions

A complete application must include 1) a letter of application, 2) a curriculum vitae, and 3) three letters of recommendation (uploaded separately by the referees). All materials should be addressed to Barbara Gold, Chair, Classics Department and must be submitted via Interfolio. 


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