Assistant Professor in Early Greek Poetry

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Florida State University
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Assistant Professor
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The Department of Classics at Florida State University invites applications for a new tenure-track appointment at the level of assistant professor. We seek a broadly trained classicist whose specialization is in early Greek poetry with a preferred emphasis in epic or drama that complements the expertise of current faculty. Candidates should demonstrate both a commitment to research excellence and an interest in the development of innovative courses.

This is a tenure-earning position that will begin in August 2016. Ph.D. must be in hand by July 1, 2016 (this is a requirement of the University and is not negotiable). Salary is competitive. The 2/2 teaching assignment includes both graduate level teaching and at least one undergraduate course with broad appeal to non-majors. More information regarding the program at FSU can be found at our website (

Apply at and click on the Advanced Search link on this page to enter Job Opening ID #39342. Applicants should upload in a single PDF file a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and writing sample (a dissertation chapter or an article). Additionally, three letters of recommendation should be sent to the Department at All materials should be received by November 9, 2015.

Finalists will be interviewed at the AIA/SCS Annual Meeting in San Francisco, and candidates should indicate in their correspondence how they can best be reached in December. Any questions about the position should be directed to the Department Chair, Daniel J. Pullen ( Florida State University is an Equal Opportunity/ Access/ Affirmative Action/ Pro Disabled and Veteran employer, committed to diversity in hiring, and a Public Records Agency:

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