Assistant Professor, Classical Studies

Institution Name 
Loyola University Chicago
Position Rank 
Assistant Professor
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Loyola University Chicago (LUC), College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Classical Studies invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Classical Studies with a specialty in Greek poetry beginning academic year 2016-2017. The Department of Classical Studies offers undergraduate majors in Classical Civilization, Greek, and Latin, and a Post-Baccalaureate Certificate, and contributes to the training of graduate students in Philosophy, Theology, History and English (Medieval Studies) in the ancient languages. For information about the department, please visit

Competitive candidates will be specialists in Greek poetry with solid general expertise. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in Classics in hand at the time of appointment. Teaching responsibilities will include courses in ancient Greek and Classical Civilization. Candidates for the position must clearly demonstrate the potential for excellence in research and teaching and have a record of (or clear potential for) distinguished scholarship, grant-funded research, and student mentorship.

Applicants should submit a current Curriculum Vitae, a teaching statement/research agenda, and a letter of interest to They should also provide addresses of three individuals prepared to speak to their professional qualifications for this position. Referees will not be contacted immediately but might be at subsequent points in the review process.

Candidates should forward additional materials related to teaching excellence and samples of scholarly publications to:

James Keenan, Ph.D., Search Committee Chair
c/o Ms. Lillian Hardison
Department of Classical Studies
Loyola University Chicago
1001-25 W. Loyola Ave.
Chicago, Illinois 60660

Review of applications will begin November 15, 2015 and continue until the position is filled. Interviews will occur at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Classical Studies in San Francisco, California, January 6-9, 2016.

LUC is an Equal Opportunity employer with a strong commitment to hiring for our mission and diversifying our faculty. As a Jesuit Catholic institution of higher education, we seek candidates who will contribute to our strategic plan to deliver a Transformative Education in the Jesuit tradition. To learn more about LUC’s mission, candidates should consult our website at For information about the university’s focus on transformative education, they should consult our website at

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