Faculty of Arts and Science
Extended-Term Appointment in Ancient Greek Language, Literature and Culture
The Department of Classics, Modern Languages and Linguistics invites applications for one extended-term appointment (ETA) in Ancient Greek language, literature and culture. The ideal candidate for this position will have a Ph.D. in Classics with a specialization in Greek, Archaic to Hellenistic, and an active interest in Greek interaction with the Near East, from the Bronze Age to the Hellenistic period. Additional interests would be welcome in any of the following areas: Indo-European linguistics, the reception of Greek literature, papyrology. The successful candidate will also be responsible for various service activities such as language course coordination, advising, and oversight of the Hellenic Studies Unit. The normal course load per year for an ETA position is seven; however, depending upon the degree of involvement in service, the candidate may receive a course remission.
Applications should consist of a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy/interests, and evidence of teaching effectiveness. The successful applicant must be qualified to teach at the level indicated in the position. Evidence of teaching effectiveness is the key attribute by which qualified candidates are ranked. Applicants should arrange for three letters of reference which address their qualifications for the announced position to be sent directly to:
Dr. Madelyn Kissock, Interim Chair
Department of Classics, Modern Languages and Linguistics
CMLL.Chair@concordia.ca (electronic applications only)
This position is subject to budgetary approval and need, and is full-time, normally at the rank of Lecturer beginning August 1, 2016. Under the provisions of the current Concordia University Faculty Association Collective Agreement, individuals are initially appointed for a three-year period as per article 12.04 d), with the possibility of re-appointment.
All inquiries should be directed to Dr. Kissock at CMLL.Chair@concordia.ca. Applications should reach the Department no later than February 8, 2016.
For additional information, please visit the Concordia University Faculty of Arts and Science webpages at http://www.concordia.ca/artsci.html and the Classics, Modern Languages and Linguistics webpages (web address above).
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. Concordia University is committed to employment equity.