Assistant Professor of Classical Languages - UPDATED NOVEMBER 12, 2015 - NEW APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Institution Name 
Wake Forest University
Position Rank 
Assistant Professor
Area of Specialty 
Greek Literature and Language
This position is 


The Department of Classical Languages at Wake Forest University invites applications for a tenure-track position  to begin in the fall semester 2016 at the rank of Assistant Professor. We seek a specialist in Greek language and literature who is prepared (and eager) to teach both Greek and Latin at all levels, as well as courses with readings in translation; who shares the University’s teacher-scholar ideal of excellence in both teaching and research; and who looks forward to participating in the life of the university and the wider profession. Applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled, with review to begin on November 15, 2015. We expect to conduct interviews at the SCS meeting in January 2016, and require the dissertation to be defended successfully by July 1, 2016.  For additional information about Wake Forest University and our department, see the website at; our own site,; and especially

Wake Forest is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. Candidates from groups under-represented in higher education are especially encouraged to apply. To apply, visit, Tracking Number, 2072-141. Please submit a letter of interest (directed to Prof. Mary Pendergraft, Chair, Department of Classical Languages), a curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation. Letters of recommendation should be sent to


From the Wake Forest Search Committee

We apologize for any problems applicants are having with the Silk Road site which the University’s Human Relations Department asked us to use.  We did not know that it requested information about salary or diversity and want to assure applicants that the Search Committee does not see that information. In addition, we can assure you that the documents we have received so far through Silk Road are correctly formatted.  If you prefer, you may send your materials directly to the Chair of the Search Committee, Mary Pendergraft,

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