Assistant Professor, Ancient Mediterranean History

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Binghamton University
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Assistant Professor
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The Department of History at Binghamton University, State University of New York, seeks to appoint a tenure-track assistant professor in the history of the ancient Mediterranean as shaped by the Greeks and Romans. We especially encourage applications from scholars with research expertise in the half millennium dominated by the Roman Empire. The Department will consider candidates from a wide variety of thematic or methodological specialties, but seeks to hire a scholar whose research enhances current strengths in areas such as imperial and colonial encounters, environmental history, and sexuality and gender. The successful candidate will be expected to teach, 1) an introductory survey of early civilizations, 2) intermediate courses in the Greek World, Roman Republic and Roman Empire, 3) a thematic lecture course on law in the ancient Mediterranean, and 4) graduate courses according to individual expertise. The Department of History has a vibrant doctoral program in a broad array of fields. The successful candidate may also contribute to the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) interdisciplinary program.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, research statement, sample course syllabi, sample of academic writing (circa 20 pages), and three letters of recommendation to by 16 November 2015. Candidates may include other materials that they deem pertinent to their applications. Candidates must have a PhD or its equivalent in hand by the start of the appointment.

Preliminary interviews will be held at the joint meeting of the Society for Classical Studies and Archaeological Institute of America in San Francisco, January 6-9, 2016. The SCS Placement Service will not be arranging interviews for this position.  Candidates will be contacted and interviews will be scheduled directly by Binghamton's Search Committee.  Alternative arrangements will be available via Skype for those not attending the meeting. Please direct any questions to the Chair of the Ancient Mediterranean Search Committee, Howard G. Brown, at Expect electronic acknowledgment of receipt. Binghamton University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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