Assistant Professor of Latin

Institution Name 
University of Florida
Position Rank 
Assistant Professor
Area of Specialty 
Latin Literature of the Republican Period
This position is 
Approved/Definite
Application Deadline 
November 15, 2018
Is the institution willing to sponsor a candidate for a visa? 
Yes
Description
The Department of Classics at the University of Florida invites applications for a full-time, nine-month, tenure-accruing position at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning August 16, 2019. Field of specialization: Latin Republican Literature. We especially seek candidates whose research and teaching interests will complement and enhance our existing departmental strengths (https://classics.ufl.edu/).
 
The successful candidate will be expected to maintain an active research agenda and be involved in all levels of curriculum development and teaching, undergraduate, graduate, and distance learning, including supervision of dissertations and participation in graduate committee activities. The successful candidate will also be invited to contribute to the UF Quest initiative (http://undergrad.aa.ufl.edu/uf-quest/uf-quest-trials/). The teaching assignment for research faculty is two courses per semester. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
 
The Department of Classical Studies particularly welcomes applicants who can contribute to a diverse and inclusive environment through their scholarship, teaching, mentoring, and professional service. The university and greater Gainesville communities enjoy a diversity of cultural events, restaurants, year-round outdoor recreational activities, and social opportunities.
 
Qualifications
A Ph.D. in Classics is required at the time of appointment.
 
Application Instructions
Application materials must include  (1) a letter of application summarizing the applicant's qualifications, interests, and suitability for the position, (2) a complete curriculum vitae, (3) a sample of published research, and (4) three confidential letters of recommendation. For full consideration, applications must be submitted online at http://apply.interfolio.com/56321 by November 15, 2018. Review of applications will begin November 15, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Inquiries may be directed to Robert Wagman, Chair of the Search Committee (rsw@ufl.edu)
 
All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a review of criminal records, reference checks, and verification of education.
 
The selected candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an educational institution outside of the United States require evaluation by a professional credentialing service provider approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/.
 
The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law. If an accommodation due to disability is needed in order to apply for this position, please call (352) 392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at (800) 955-8771 (TDD).
Course Load 
2-2
Placement Year 

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