Postdoctoral Fellow in Latin

Institution Name 
Florida State University
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Other
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Postdoctoral Fellow
Area of Specialty 
LatinProse
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Approved/Definite

The Department of Classics announces its second Postdoctoral Fellowship for a two-year, non-renewable, period beginning August 2016. In addition to engagement with the undergraduate and graduate students and participation in the research program of the Department, the duties of the position shall include a teaching load of 2 courses each term, at both undergraduate and graduate levels. The salary is set at $45,000 per annum; if eligible under ACA requirements, health insurance benefits are available. This position is open only to those who have received the Ph.D. after January 1, 2012; the Ph.D. must be in hand by July 1, 2016 (this is a requirement of the University and is not negotiable).

We seek an individual whose innovative research in Classics emphasizes Latin epic and its broader contexts. We are particularly interested in connections to historical thought and writing. The successful candidate will have a research program that complements those of existing faculty. In addition, we seek someone who will have an interest in participating in a conference (in the planning stages) on “Epic and History at Rome” to be held during the two-year period of this fellowship.

Applicants must apply through FSU’s OMNI system at http://jobs.fsu.edu (click on "Browse Job Openings" and search for Job ID #39846). Applicants should upload in a single PDF file a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and writing sample (a dissertation chapter or an article). Additionally, three letters of recommendation should be sent to the Department at Classics-Search@fsu.edu. All materials should be received by March 7, 2016. Please address questions about this position to Professor Daniel J. Pullen, Chair, at dpullen@fsu.edu. We will arrange for interviews via Skype later in the Spring term.

Florida State University is an Equal Opportunity/ Access/ Affirmative Action/ Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer: http://www.hr.fsu.edu/PDF/Publications/diversity/EEO_Statement.pdf

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