Assistant Professor

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Assistant Professor
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Application Deadline 
October 20, 2017


The Department of Classical Studies invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, with open field of specialization, to begin August 1, 2018. Candidates must hold or anticipate a Ph.D. by the time of appointment. The Department offers an undergraduate major with concentrations in Classical archaeology, language & literature, and civilization, as well as teaching licensure in Latin. The ability to teach ancient Greek and/or Latin at all levels is desirable. We especially encourage applicants with cross-disciplinary interests and innovative approaches to the ancient world that will expand upon the current research and teaching interests in the department. Strong commitment to scholarship and publication is necessary as well as evidence of excellent teaching. The standard teaching load is 3:3.

Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and transcript electronically via (click on “Faculty”). Applicants are asked to provide the names, email addresses, and phone numbers of three (3) references in the References section of the electronic application. These references will be solicited by the UNCGjobsearch system via email, and asked to provide a confidential letter of recommendation on behalf of the applicant. This will occur as soon as the applicant successfully submits the application and receives a confirmation number from the UNCGjobsearch system.

Please note that we will not be interviewing candidates at the SCS/AIA Meetings in Boston. All interviews will be conducted via Skype in the first two weeks of December 2017. In order to be considered for these interviews, the deadline for applications is October 20, 2017.  Applications received after that deadline will be considered until the position is filled. Inquiries may be addressed to the Department Head, Maura Heyn, by phone: 336-256-0389 or email:

UNCG is located in a metropolitan area of more than 1.6 million in the Piedmont region of North Carolina. The university and the Department of Classical Studies foster an environment of collaboration across departments and schools, and support community-engaged research. UNCG is a Minority Serving Institution, with an undergraduate student body consisting of 28% African Americans and 8% Hispanic or Latino Americans. We are proud of the diversity of our student body and seek to attract an equally diverse applicant pool for this position. UNCG is an EOE/Affirmative Action/M/F/D/V employer and is strongly committed to increasing faculty diversity. Further information about the Department is available on our web site:

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