Assistant Professor of Classics

Institution Name 
University of Southern California
Position Rank 
Assistant Professor
Area of Specialty 
Greek Literature
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Application Deadline 
December 7, 2018
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The USC Department of Classics in the Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences seeks to make a full-time, tenure-track appointment at the assistant professor rank in ancient Greek literature. The appointment will begin August 16, 2019. Applicants must have the Ph.D. in hand at the time of appointment and must demonstrate breadth as well as scholarly rigor in their scholarship and teaching.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a writing sample (a published paper, dissertation chapter, conference paper, etc.), and three letters of reference. In order to be considered for this position, all candidates must apply via the "Apply" link at the top or bottom of this page. The position will remain open until it is filled. The department will start reviewing applications on December 7.

USC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law or USC policy. USC will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring ordinance.

Inquiries may be directed to Prof. William Thalmann, Chair, Department of Classics, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0652 (

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