Limited-Term Appointment in Archaeology and Ancient History

Institution Name 
Concordia University
Position Rank 
Assistant Professor
Area of Specialty 
Archaeology and Ancient History
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Limited Term Appointment in Classics


Faculty of Arts and Science

The Department of Classics, Modern Languages and Linguistics at Concordia University in Montréal, Quebec, invites applications for a limited-term appointment in Classics with a specialization in Archaeology and Ancient History.  The successful applicant will be required to teach courses in Greek and Egyptian archaeology, as well as in the history of Ancient Greece and Rome. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Classics or a related field and proven excellence in teaching.

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
Concordia University (electronic applications only)

This position is subject to budgetary approval and need, and is full-time, normally at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor beginning August 1, 2016 and ending May 14, 2017.  Individuals holding limited-term appointments may be reappointed, given continued funding and need, as well as satisfactory job performance. Together, initial appointments and subsequent reappointments may not exceed 36 months or a span of three consecutive years.  Renewals of returning limited-term appointments are considered first.

All inquiries should be directed to Dr. Kissock at Applications should reach the Department no later than March 1, 2016.

For additional information, please visit the Concordia University Faculty of Arts and Science webpages at 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.

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