Assistant Professor

Institution Name 
Cornell University
Position Rank 
Assistant Professor
Area of Specialty 
Additional Desirable Specialties 
Social History
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The Department of Classics at Cornell University seeks to appoint a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the fields of Roman Archaeology and/or Roman Social History to begin July 1, 2016. In addition to pursuing an active program of research and publications, the person appointed will be expected to teach courses in Roman archaeology and/or Roman social history, contribute dynamically to our wider Classics program, and, where appropriate, cultivate and maintain links to other humanities departments and programs/institutes. Applicants should have the Ph.D. in hand, or expect to receive the PhD by 1 July 2016. Cornell is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator: women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply.

Applications should be submitted via  Dossiers should include a letter of application (including description of current and future research and teaching plans), curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, and a representative writing sample. If applying as a Roman archaeologist, please include a description of your fieldwork experience and your fieldwork plans for the next several years including how these could involve Cornell students. Questions may be directed to Professor Sturt Manning ( or Katrina Neff (, Department of Classics, Cornell University, 120 Goldwin Smith Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853. The deadline for receipt of applications is November 13, 2015. Interviews will be conducted at the SCS annual meeting in San Francisco, CA, January 6-9, 2016. 

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