Assistant Professor of Classics

Institution Name 
New York University
Position Rank 
Assistant Professor
Area of Specialty 
Latin Literature
This position is 
Possible/Pending Budgetary Approval
Application Deadline 
November 1, 2018
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The Department of Classics at New York University invites applications for a position in the field of Latin literature, at the rank of assistant professor (tenure-track), to begin September 1, 2019, pending final administrative and budgetary approval. We welcome candidates working in any field of Latin literature; however, we expect that the successful applicant will be an innovative scholar who will complement the department’s existing strengths. We are especially interested in candidates whose research encompasses the perspectives of those on the geographic or social margins of Roman culture.

Application materials should include the following: an application letter, curriculum vitae, a copy of graduate transcripts, three letters of recommendation, and a writing sample (c.8000 words).  Please apply through the following Interfolio link (, by November 1, 2018; inquiries may be directed to the chair of the committee, Professor David Levene ( or 212-998-8598).  For more information about the NYU Department of Classics, please visit our web site (  Please note that we will be interviewing candidates at the SCS Meeting in San Diego. 

The Faculty of Arts and Science at NYU is at the heart of a leading research university that spans the globe. We seek scholars of the highest caliber, who embody the diversity of the United States as well as the global society in which we live. We strongly encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, and other individuals who are under-represented in the profession, across color, creed, race, ethnic and national origin, physical ability, gender and sexual identity, or any other legally protected basis. NYU affirms the value of differing perspectives on the world as we strive to build the strongest possible university with the widest reach. To learn more about the FAS commitment to diversity, equality and inclusion, please read (  EOE/Affirmative Action/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

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