Assistant Professor in Roman Art and Archaeology

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University of Victoria
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Assistant Professor
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The Department of Greek and Roman Studies invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor appointment in Roman Art and Archaeology. Applicants should hold a PhD and be demonstrably active in fieldwork. Ideal candidates will have begun publishing and will have a demonstrable research and publication plan. The successful applicant should be able to offer a broad range of courses in Roman Art and Archaeology, to introduce innovative courses related to her/his research areas, and to teach Roman Art and Archaeology at all levels of the undergraduate and graduate curriculum. In addition, the successful candidate should be able to supervise MA and PhD students concentrating on Roman Art and Archaeology and to participate in other relevant components of our Graduate program. The Department is particularly looking for an individual who is able to teach international field schools involving study-travel and to organize student-integrated field research. The successful applicant will provide evidence of an excellent teaching record that ideally will include some experience with Greek archaeology and culture and Latin language at the undergraduate level. The potential to serve as an effective role model and mentor to our undergraduate and graduate populations will be an asset.

The appointment will commence on July 1, 2016.

The University of Victoria is an equity employer and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, Aboriginal Peoples, people of all sexual orientations, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the University. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Please send by email a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a writing sample no longer than 30 pages, and a brief teaching dossier to the Chair ( In addition, please send three confidential letters of reference addressing research and teaching strengths.  For full consideration, all materials should be submitted by November 15, 2015 to:

Chair, Department of Greek and Roman Studies
P.O. Box 1700, STN CSC
University of Victoria
Victoria, BC V8W2Y2 Canada
Telephone: 250 721 8514
Fax: 250 721 8516

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