Visiting Associate or Visiting Professor of Classics

Institution Name 
University of California, Los Angeles
Position Rank 
Other
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Visiting Associate or Visiting Professor of Classics
Area of Specialty 
Roman Art and Archaeology; Greek Hellenistic or Imperial Literature; Greek or Roman historiography
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Approved/Definite

The UCLA Department of Classics is seeking to appoint the Joan Palevsky Visiting Professor of Classics for 2016-2017, at the rank of Associate or Full Professor. The appointment will be held for one ten-week quarter during the academic year, preferably in the Fall (September 22nd-December 9th) or Spring (April 3rd-June 16th) Quarter. Teaching responsibilities will include a graduate seminar and an undergraduate reading course or lecture course. The successful candidate will also deliver a public lecture during his or her visit.

Interested candidates should make use of the UCLA job application website (https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF01645) to submit a letter of introduction, dates of availability for the visit, curriculum vitae, and two names of recommenders. The letter of introduction should discuss current research projects and propose one or more topics for a graduate seminar. The area is open but preference will be given to applications proposing seminars on Roman art and archaeology, Greek Hellenistic or Imperial Literature, and Greek or Roman historiography. Above all, we are looking to find a scholar who is interested in teaching and mentoring graduate students and wishes to participate in the intellectual life of the department.

Informal inquiries may be directed to Kathryn Morgan, Chair: kmorgan@humnet.ucla.edu.

Review of candidates will begin 15 November 2015. Salary is negotiable according to university regulations. 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. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination and Affirmative Action Policy.

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