Assistant Professor of Greek Literature

Institution Name 
University of Chicago
Position Rank 
Assistant Professor
Area of Specialty 
This position is 
Possible/Pending Budgetary Approval

The Department of Classics at the University of Chicago invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor in Greek literature, with a preference for someone with interests in Homeric or other early Greek poetry, anticipated to commence July 1, 2016. Candidates will be expected to provide evidence of success as a teacher. Conferral of Ph.D. by June 30, 2016 is highly preferred, and Ph.D. degree must be conferred within one year of start date. Candidates should upload a cover letter, CV, and an article or chapter-length writing sample to the Academic Careers website at, posting #02688 , and arrange for three letters of reference to be sent directly to For full consideration all electronic materials must be received by November 14, 2015. No applications will be accepted after November 30, 2015. Position contingent upon budgetary approval.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status or status as an individual with disability.

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity / Disabled / Veterans Employer.

Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-5671 or email with their request.

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