Open Rank Humanities and Classics

Institution Name 
Yale University
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Humanities and Classics
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Application Deadline 
November 14, 2016

Joint Humanities and Classics Search YALE UNIVERSITY – NEW HAVEN, CT The Humanities Program and the Department of Classics at Yale University invite applications for an open rank search in the field of Humanities and Classics, beginning July 1, 2017. Applicants must have the PhD in hand by this date. We are searching for an outstanding and versatile scholar with expertise in Classics (specializing in ancient Greek literature) and broad research interests that are informed by, and contribute to, research in the cross-disciplinary Humanities. The successful candidate will complement the research and teaching strengths of faculty in the Classics department. We are particularly interested in innovative scholarship at the intersection of different disciplines and are looking for candidates with the ability to play a leading role in conversations about the future of the Humanities. The successful candidate will teach courses in both departments, including regular teaching for Directed Studies ( They will also be expected to supervise graduate students in Classics. Both departments value creativity and excellence in teaching and offer a stimulating and supportive pedagogical environment, with ample opportunities for collaboration and innovation. 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 statement of current and future research, a writing sample of approximately 30 pages (e.g. dissertation chapter, publication, conference presentation), and three letters of reference should be submitted online at The review of applications will begin on November 14, 2016. Inquiries about this position should be addressed to Professor Christina Kraus ( Preliminary interviews will be held via Skype or the equivalent during the week of January 9-13, 2017.

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