Assistant professor

Institution Name 
Williams College
Position Rank 
Assistant Professor
Area of Specialty 
Greek drama
This position is 
Application Deadline 
November 1, 2017

The Department of Classics at Williams College invites applications for a tenure-track position with an emphasis on Greek drama. The successful candidate will pair ambitious and imaginative scholarship with a commitment to excellent undergraduate teaching. Candidates should be prepared to teach Greek and Latin at all levels and to offer engaging courses in translation. Williams College is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity of the academic community through their research, teaching, and service. We encourage applications from members of historically under-represented groups as well as individuals who have experience with diverse student populations. Applicants are welcome in their cover letter to note any specific knowledge, skills, and abilities related to building a diverse educational environment. The successful applicant is expected to have the PhD in hand by September 1, 2018. Appointment is normally made at the beginning assistant professor level, but a more senior appointment is possible under special circumstances.

The deadline for receipt of applications is November 1. Applicants should submit a letter of application that explains their interest in and qualifications for the position, a curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation via Interfolio:

Please do not send writing samples at this point. All offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background check. Further information is available at

Williams College is a coeducational liberal arts institution located in the Berkshire Hills of western Massachusetts that has built its reputation on outstanding teaching and scholarship and on the academic excellence of its approximately 2,000 students.  Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, Williams College is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn, and thrive.

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