Assistant Professor of Classics - Latin

Institution Name 
Case Western Reserve University
Position Rank 
Assistant Professor
Area of Specialty 
Latin Literature (Verse or Prose)
Additional Desirable Specialties 
DigitalHumanities
This position is 
Approved/Definite
Application Deadline 
January 15, 2018

The Department of Classics at Case Western Reserve University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Latin to commence in August of 2018. Conferral of PhD by June 30, 2018 is required. The field of specialization is open, but we are particularly interested in candidates working in the late Republic or early Empire.  The successful candidate will have an active research program and will be expected to teach Latin and Greek at all levels, as well as offer courses on Roman literature, history, and culture in translation. Candidates whose research and teaching employ digital technologies will be given special consideration. The normal course load is 3/2. For service, we seek versatile and well-rounded applicants interested in linking the department with other departments at CWRU, with the regional high school Latin programs, and with the major local museums.

To apply, please send a cover letter, three letters of recommendation and a publication electronically to jessica.jurcak@case.edu. Those who applied to our Visiting Assistant Professor position in Latin literature in the spring of 2017 need only reactivate their dossier to be considered for the new position (and they may send any updates to jessica.jurcak@case.edu). Review of applications will commence on December 16, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.  Applications received by December 20, 2017 will be considered for interviews at the SCS/AIA meetings in Boston, 4-7 January, 2018. Applications received by January 15 will be considered for Skype interviews in mid January after the SCS/AIA meetings. Any questions concerning this position may be directed to Paul Iversen, Chair, Department of Classics, CWRU (paul.iversen@cwru.edu or 216-368-2352).

In employment, as in education, Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity.  Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Case Western Reserve University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity at 216-368-8877 to request a reasonable accommodation. Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.

Course Load 
3-2
Placement Year 

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