Greek Literature

Institution Name 
University of California, Berkeley
Position Rank 
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Assistant Professor (tenure-track) or Associate Professor (with tenure)
Area of Specialty 
Greek Literature
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The Department of Classics at the University of California, Berkeley has been authorized to fill a faculty position in Greek Literature with an expected start date of July 1, 2016, at the level of tenure-track assistant professor without tenure or associate professor with tenure.

We seek candidates who specialize in any area of Greek literature, from the beginnings to the 3rd century CE, and whose expertise complements the range of subjects and approaches covered by current faculty  Learn more about the department and campus here:

Minimum Basic Qualifications: Applicants for an assistant professor position must have completed all PhD (or equivalent) degree requirements except the dissertation by the time of application. Applicants for an associate professor position must possess a PhD (or equivalent degree) at the time of application.  Additional Qualifications: Excellent knowledge of ancient Greek and Latin; demonstrated excellence or strong promise of excellence in teaching and research in Greek literature. Applicants for an assistant professor position must hold the PhD (or equivalent degree) within one year of appointment.  Preferred Qualifications: PhD by date of appointment.

Required Documents

• Curriculum Vitae – your most recently updated C.V.

• Cover Letter

• Writing Sample, 20–30 pages

• 3-4 references. All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality ( prior to submitting their letters.

To apply, please use the following link:

The application deadline is November 13, 2015.  Applicants may direct questions to Professor Mark Griffith:

UC Berkeley has an excellent benefits package as well as a number of policies and programs to support employees as they balance work and family.

The University and the Department are interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their work. 

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/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, age or protected veteran status. UC Berkeley is committed to addressing the family needs of faculty, including dual career couples and single parents. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

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