Assistant Professor in Greek History

Institution Name 
Yale University
Position Rank 
Assistant Professor
Area of Specialty 
Additional Desirable Specialties 
archaic and classical Greek history
This position is 
Application Deadline 
December 30, 2016

The Department of Classics at Yale University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position with research interests in archaic and classical Greek history, to begin July 1, 2017. Applicants should have the Ph.D. in hand by the time of the appointment. Areas of research specialization can include social, economic, cultural, political, environmental, and legal history, as well as material culture. Ideally, the successful candidate will work in more than one of these fields and bring distinctive methodological and theoretical strengths. Yale has a thriving research community of ancient historians who participate in a larger network of more than sixty scholars of the premodern world coordinated through the Yale Initiative for the Study of Antiquity and the Premodern World (YISAP). The department seeks to foster dynamic, imaginative, and research-led teaching and places great value on the quality of undergraduate instruction and advising. The successful candidate will demonstrate an interest in supporting the Combined Program in Classics and History for the training of graduate students.

Yale University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Yale values diversity among its students, staff, and faculty and especially encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans, and underrepresented minority scholars. Applications, including a c.v., a writing sample of approximately 20 pages, and three letters of reference should be submitted online at The review of applications will begin November 7, 2016. Inquiries about this position should be addressed to Noel Lenski at

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