Open Rank Professor of Classics

Institution Name 
University of Notre Dame
Position Rank 
Open
If Other, Please Specify 
Associate or Full (advanced Assistant Professors will also be considered)
Area of Specialty 
GreekVerse
This position is 
Approved/Definite
Application Deadline 
November 14, 2019
Is the institution willing to sponsor a candidate for a visa? 
Yes

We cordially invite applications for the Eli J. and Helen Shaheen Professorship in Classics at the University of Notre Dame, to begin July 1, 2020. We welcome applications from Hellenists to be hired at the rank of Associate or Full Professor (with tenure), particularly those who specialize in Greek poetry of the Archaic or Classical periods or who would otherwise complement existing departmental strengths. Applicants are required to have a Ph.D. or equivalent and should already have significant records of publication, teaching, and service. Strong applications from candidates currently at the rank of Assistant Professor will also be considered. Applicants should be prepared to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Greek language and literature, and to offer courses in classical literature and culture in translation. The teaching load is two courses per semester.

Review of complete applications will begin on November 15, 2019. Short-listed candidates will be interviewed at the SCS/AIA Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. (January 2-5, 2020). Please apply through Interfolio with the following link: https://apply.interfolio.com/68059. Complete dossiers will include the following: 1) a letter of application addressed to Prof. Christopher Baron, Chair of the Search Committee, detailing the applicant’s qualifications and reasons for interest in the position; 2) a current curriculum vitae; 3) three letters of recommendation; 4) PDFs of no more than three recent publications (including individual chapters of monographs, journal articles, and/or chapters in edited volumes); 5) evidence of teaching experience (especially course syllabi). Please direct any preliminary inquiries concerning the position to Prof. Baron at cbaron1@nd.edu. Information about the Department of Classics can be found at https://classics.nd.edu.

The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff, and administration. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and others that will enhance our community. Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).

Course Load 
2-2
Placement Year 

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