Assistant Professor of Classics

Institution Name 
University of South Florida - World Languages
Position Rank 
Assistant Professor
Area of Specialty 
Latin & Classical Greek
Additional Desirable Specialties 
Film/Media Studies
This position is 

The Department of World Languages at the University of South Florida is seeking candidates for an appointment to a 9-month tenure track position in Classics at the rank of Assistant Professor, effective August 7, 2016.

Responsibilities: Teach Latin and Classical Greek (all levels), culture courses in Classics. The successful candidate must exhibit a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching & participate in developing an interdisciplinary Classics curriculum. Excellence in research & scholarly publications are expected.

Minimum Qualifications: PhD. in Classics, Comparative Studies or related field by August 7, 2016. Expertise in teaching Classical Greek & Latin at all levels.

Preferred Qualifications: Strong background in one or more of these sub-fields: cultural studies, Classical reception/Classical heritage, gender studies, digital Humanities, and/or film & media studies.

Salary is competitive. This position is subject to a criminal background check.

Applicants should submit:
1) a letter of application;
2) curriculum vitae;
3) sample of scholarly work;
4) sample syllabi;
5) three letters of reference to be sent to Academic Services Administrator (to be sent to the mailing address or email below):

Ms. Claudine Boniec (
Department of World Languages
4202 E. Fowler Ave, CPR107
Tampa, FL 33620

Application Deadline: Nov. 20, 2015

Only online applications via the USF Careers system are accepted for this position (  The job ID number is 8657.  Apply online by completing the required information and attaching your cover letter, CV, and other requested materials. YOUR COVER LETTER, CV, PLUS ANY OTHER REQUESTED MATERIAL, MUST BE IN ONE ATTACHMENT.

USF is a high-impact, global research university dedicated to student success. For information regarding the USF System, please visit our website at

USF is an equal opportunity, equal access academic institution that embraces diversity in the workplace. For disability accommodations, contact Claudine Boniec, or 813/974-5510, a minimum of five working days in advance.

According to Florida Law, applications and meetings regarding them are open to the public.

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