Assistant Professor, Classics

Institution Name 
The University Of Delaware
Position Rank 
Assistant Professor
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Application Deadline 
October 15, 2018
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Assistant Professor, Classics

Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures

The University Of Delaware
Newark, DE

The Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures at the University of Delaware invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Classics, Tenure Track, for a 1 September 2019 start date. The successful applicant will have experience and a proven record of excellence in teaching ancient Greek and Latin language as well as literature and traditional topics courses in translation (civilization, epic, tragedy, myth etc.) at all undergraduate levels. The successful candidate will also possess a demonstrable ability to create and teach innovative, interdisciplinary, topical courses (e.g. courses focusing on gender, ethnicity, and the environment) and will have an existing or emerging record of strong scholarship. An interest in active program development, outreach, collaboration with other academic units, and study abroad is also essential. Ph.D. in hand is required.

The University of Delaware recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. We are committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds, and we strongly encourage applications from scholars from under-represented groups. UD provides equal access to, and opportunity in, its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

To Apply: Using the Interfolio® online system at UD, applicants should submit a letter of application and current curriculum vitae. Additional application materials may be requested by the committee. The deadline for submission of application materials is October 15, 2018. Questions regarding the position should be directed to the Chair of the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, Dr. Annette Giesecke (

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The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer which encourages applications from minority group members, women, individuals with a disability and veterans.  The University's Notice of Non-Discrimination can be found at Employment offers will be conditioned upon successful completion of a criminal background check.  A conviction will not necessarily exclude you from employment.Classics

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