Assistant Professor, Ancient Roman History

Institution Name 
Providence College
Position Rank 
Assistant Professor
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Application Deadline 
October 19, 2018

The Department of History and Classics at Providence College invites applications from historians of ancient Rome for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning Fall 2019. The contracted annual teaching load is 3/3. The successful candidate will have an active research agenda and be prepared to teach the department’s survey courses in Roman and Greek history, other courses in ancient history and culture, and Latin and Greek at undergraduate levels. Competence to teach in the College’s Development of Western Civilization program as part of the regular teaching load is required. Experience in interdisciplinary and/or team-teaching is desirable. Ph.D. in Classics or History by date of appointment is required.

Providence College, a Roman Catholic, four-year, liberal arts institution conducted under the auspices of the Dominican Friars, seeks candidates who can affirm and contribute to its mission. Providence College believes that cultural and intellectual pluralism is essential to the excellence of its academic program, and strives to foster an academic culture and campus community that attracts and supports the development of a stellar and diverse faculty reflecting the global environment in which we live and work. As an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, the College especially encourages the applications from women and persons of color. 

Letter of application, c.v., unofficial undergraduate and official graduate transcripts, and three letters of reference should be submitted electronically to Please note that those selected for interviews at the annual meeting of the Society for Classical Studies in San Diego will be asked to provide supplementary materials prior to the interview.

To Apply for the Assistant Professor position please follow the following link:

Deadline for completed applications is October 19, 2018. Questions about the position may be addressed to Dr. Robin Greene, Chair of the search committee at

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