Associate Professor/Professor of Classics

Institution Name 
Johns Hopkins University
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Application Deadline 
November 1, 2018
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The Department of Classics at Johns Hopkins University seeks to fill a new position at the rank of (tenured) associate or full professor. Research specialization is open, and applications are encouraged from classicists working on any aspect of Greco-Roman culture and its reception, though it is expected that the successful applicant will complement, supplement, or deepen the department’s existing strengths. Applicants are required to have a Ph.D. or equivalent and, given the level of the proposed appointment, should already have significant records of publication, teaching, and service at the time of application. The department is conducting a broad and inclusive search committed to hiring a candidate who, through research, teaching, and service, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

The department offers robust undergraduate and graduate (Ph.D.) programs, collaborates closely with other departments, centers, and programs at the university, and regularly hosts lectures and conferences by distinguished scholars from around the globe. Additional information about the department’s activities may be found on its website (

Applicants should submit the following materials online via Interfolio (
(1) a letter of application, addressed to Prof. Shane Butler, Chair, Search Committee, detailing their interest in and qualifications for the position,
(2) a CV,
(3) PDFs of no more than three significant recent publications.
Additional materials, including letters of recommendation, may be requested at a later date. Applications will be reviewed beginning November 1, 2018, but we will continue to accept applications until the position is filled. Informal inquiries about the position may be directed to Prof. Shane Butler, Chair of the Search Committee (

Johns Hopkins University does not discriminate on the basis of sex, gender, marital status, pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or other legally protected characteristic.

Johns Hopkins University is committed to active recruitment of a diverse faculty and student body. The University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members. Consistent with the University’s goals of achieving excellence in all areas, we will assess the comprehensive qualifications of each applicant.

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