Assistant Professor in Classics

Institution Name 
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - New Brunswick
Position Rank 
Assistant Professor
Area of Specialty 
Late Republican/Augustan Latin Poetry
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Application Deadline 
November 7, 2017

The Department of Classics at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey (New Brunswick) is pleased to invite applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor, to begin in September 2018. We seek a Classicist with a primary research and teaching interest in Late Republican/Augustan Latin Poetry. Preference will be given to those who complement the research interests of the current faculty.

Tenure-track faculty in Classics are expected to teach 2 courses a term, in addition to undergraduate and graduate advising, service obligations, and research.


Applicants should have completed a PhD (or equivalent) in Classics or in a related field with Classics specialization by September 1, 2018.


Please send a cover letter detailing your research and teaching interests, CV, teaching evaluations (please send a complete set from 1-3 courses), and 3 letters of recommendation via Interfolio. Candidates who do not have teaching evaluations should send other evidence of teaching effectiveness. Additional materials may be requested from short-listed candidates. For full consideration, send materials by November 7, 2017.

The department will interview in person at the SCS Conference in January in Boston or via videoconferencing, if candidates prefer. You may direct any questions about the position to Professor James McGlew (

Please visit to submit dossier.

Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, military service or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment.

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