Assistant Professor, Greek Literature and Its Legacy

Institution Name 
Georgetown University Classics Dept
Position Rank 
Assistant Professor
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Application Deadline 
November 2, 2018
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The Department of Classics at Georgetown University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in Greek literature and its legacy.  The successful candidate will demonstrate scholarly and pedagogical energy and ability.  Research field is open to those working on ancient Greek literature with an active interest in its reception in a later period.  Teaching load is two courses per semester; the candidate is expected to teach classes in ancient Greek at all levels and classes in translation that engage with Greek literature and its legacy. The successful candidate will join a thriving department, committed both to research and to the teaching and mentoring of its undergraduate and post-baccalaureate students.  A desire to collaborate with other departments and units on the Georgetown campus is welcomed.  PhD must be in hand by the time of taking up the appointment.

By Friday 2 November 2018, applicants should send a cv, cover letter, three letters of recommendation, and a scholarly writing sample (20 pages maximum).  Materials may be received via email ( or via hard copy (Classics Search Committee, Department of Classics, 322 Healy Hall, Georgetown University, Washington DC 20057).  Preliminary interviews will be conducted via Skype (or similar means).  Additional questions may be directed to the Chair of Classics, Josiah Osgood (

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff.  All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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