Postdoctoral Fellow (Ancient Greek)

Institution Name 
University of Wisconsin-Madison
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Postdoctoral Fellow
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Ancient Greek literature and language
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Application Deadline 
February 15, 2019
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J1 program will be supported. No H1B visas can be supported by this program.

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The College of Letters & Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison invites applications for a two-year postdoctoral fellowship funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The fellow will be housed in the Department of Classical and Ancient Near Eastern Studies, and supported by the Center for the Humanities. The fellow will begin on August 19, 2019, and will teach a total of three undergraduate courses over two years, with no teaching in the first semester of the fellowship. We seek applications from scholars who work in the area of ancient Greek literature and language who have a strong research profile and a proven record of teaching ancient Greek at the undergraduate level (both introductory and intermediate).

Applicants must be scholars who are not yet tenured and who are within 5 years of having received their PhD in Classical Languages and Literature.. To be eligible for this competition, the degree must be received between August 2014 and August 2019. 

Applications will include: 100 word abstract of dissertation or book project; proposal of up to 2,000 words; curriculum vitae; writing sample (in English) of up to 25 pages, double spaced; confidential reference letters from three writers.

Applications must be submitted via Interfolio. Submit your application: All materials must be submitted by 11:59 PM Eastern Time on February 15, 2019, to ensure full consideration.

For more information about the program and full application instructions, see

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