Assistant Professor in Greek Literature

Institution Name 
University of California Santa Barbara
Position Rank 
Assistant Professor
Area of Specialty 
Greek Literature
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The Department of Classics, University of California, Santa Barbara, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Greek Literature, beginning July 1, 2016.  Candidates are sought whose research interests are complementary to those of current faculty.  Ph.D. in Classics or a comparable degree (including Comparative Literature/Classics) expected by the time of appointment.  A record or promise of excellence in both teaching and research is essential, and the successful candidate should be able to contribute to our program as a whole, including Greek at all levels, graduate courses and seminars, and large humanities courses in Greek mythology and Classical literature and civilization.  For more about the Department, please see our website at  The Department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service.

A cover letter, detailed curriculum vitae, short writing sample, complete graduate transcript, and three letters of recommendation should be sent to Chair of the Search Committee at:

Inquiries about the position may be directed to the Department Chair, Sara Lindheim, at

The Department will begin reviewing materials on November 9, 2015; to ensure full consideration, all application materials should have arrived by that date.  First-round interviews will be conducted at the SCS meeting in San Francisco. 

The University of California at Santa Barbara is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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