Assistant Professor of Classics

Institution Name 
Princeton University
Position Rank 
Assistant Professor
Area of Specialty 
Ancient Greek and Roman Philosophy
This position is 
Approved/Definite
Application Deadline 
November 1, 2019

The Department of Classics at Princeton University announces a position in Ancient Philosophy at the rank of assistant professor (tenure-track), open to anyone specializing in ancient Greek and Roman philosophy. The successful candidate will be a member of the Joint Interdisciplinary Program in Classical Philosophy and work with students in both the Department of Classics and the Department of Philosophy. Teaching expectations will include graduate seminars, undergraduate courses in lecture as well as seminar format, and language courses. Candidates are expected to have the PhD in hand by the start of the appointment on September 1, 2020.

Interested candidates should apply online with cover letter, CV, writing sample of not more than 30 pages, and the names of three references. The department is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic community. Applicants are welcome to include a brief description of how they would contribute to this goal in their cover letter. Applicants should ask their references to write by November 1, 2019, when applications will begin to be reviewed by the search committee.  Applicants who wish to be considered for electronic interviews in mid-December should have all materials submitted by November 1, 2019 for review.

Princeton University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.  Princeton is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of our academic community. This position is subject to the University's background check policy.  

Course Load 
2-2
Placement Year 

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