Assistant Professor, Classics

Institution Name 
Princeton University
Position Rank 
Assistant Professor
Area of Specialty 
Medieval Latin
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The Department of Classics at Princeton University announces a position in medieval Latin at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin in Fall 2016. The successful candidate should combine great scholarly promise with an ability to teach medieval Latin at the undergraduate and graduate levels. S/he will also contribute to teaching and developing interdisciplinary medieval studies courses in translation as well as to our beginning Latin sequence. The field(s) of specialization is open, but teaching and advising responsibilities will cover the entire chronological range of medieval Latin from ca. 400 to 1400 CE. Expertise in paleography and/or textual transmission is desirable. 

Interested candidates should apply online at with cover letter, CV, writing sample, and the names of three references. Applicants should ask their referees to write by November 15, 2015Review of applications will start November 15, 2015. Applicants who wish to be considered for interviews at the SCS meeting in San Francisco should have all materials submitted by that date. 

It is expected that the candidate will have the PhD in hand by September 1, 2016.  This position is subject to the University’s background check policy.

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