Assistant Professor in Classical Archaeology

Institution Name 
Texas Tech University
Position Rank 
Assistant Professor
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Application Deadline 
December 1, 2018
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The Department of Classical & Modern Languages & Literatures at Texas Tech University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Classical Archaeology. We seek applicants with a record of teaching, research, and publication in Roman archaeology and material culture, who will be able to teach surveys in Roman archaeology and material culture at the graduate and undergraduate levels and to complement existing faculty interests. The candidate should also be capable of teaching existing core courses in the program: such as Sports and Spectacles in the Ancient World, World of the Near East, Classical Mythology, and Prophets, Warriors, Poets. Ability to teach undergraduate Latin and/or Greek is required.

Responsibilities include an ongoing program of research and commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching. Ideal candidates will have very strong records of scholarship supported by extramural funding, which demonstrate the proven capacity or clear potential to bring externally sponsored research to Texas Tech University. Service to the department, college, and university is expected. Must have Ph.D. in hand by beginning of appointment.  

Apply online at , requisition 15399BR. Submit online a letter of application, CV and a scholarly writing sample.  3 Letters of recommendation may be sent via Interfolio, postal service or email.  For additional information, contact Lloyd Allred at

Deadline for receipt of applications is December 1, 2018.

As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, Texas Tech University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We actively encourage applications from all those who can contribute, through their research, teaching and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community at Texas Tech University. Texas Tech University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, sex, marital status, disability, or status as a U.S. veteran. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates and consider the needs of dual career couples.

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