Assistant Professor of Latin

Institution Name 
Georgetown University
Position Rank 
Assistant Professor
Area of Specialty 
Latin Prose or Verse
Additional Desirable Specialties 
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Application Deadline 
October 18, 2019
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The Department of Classics at Georgetown University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor of Latin to begin in August 2020. We are looking for candidates with experience in one or more of the following areas, which would complement the strengths of our department:

- late antique or medieval Latin

- the culture and society of the later Roman Empire

- aspects of the traditions of writing in Latin and their importance up to the present day

The teaching load is two courses per semester. The candidate is expected to teach Latin at all levels as well as courses in translation and should demonstrate a strong record of research as well as a commitment to collaborating with colleagues and mentoring undergraduate and postbaccalaureate students.

A Ph.D. is required by the appointment date.

We are committed to building a diverse intellectual community and strongly encourage applications from those from underrepresented backgrounds.

For the full job posting and to begin an application please visit:

Required application materials are a CV, cover letter, and scholarly writing sample (20 pages maximum). Three confidential letters of recommendation must be submitted directly by email from recommenders (see full job posting for details). All materials and letters must be received by Friday, October 18, 2019.

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff.  All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Questions about this position may be directed to the Chair of Classics, Josiah Osgood (

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