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The Department of Classics at the University of Chicago invites application for a position as tenured associate or full professor, with an expected start date of 1 July 2021. The department seeks a transformative appointment that will enhance the current strengths of its faculty. Questions about the search may be directed to the chair of the search, Clifford Ando ( Review of the applicants will commence on November 1, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled or the posting is closed.


Applicants must hold the rank of associate or full professor, or foreign equivalent, in a related field at the time of application.

Application Instructions

To apply for this position, please submit a letter of application and current curriculum vitae through the University of Chicago's Academic Recruitment website at Further materials and references may be requested as the search proceeds.

This position is contingent on budgetary approval.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

We seek a diverse pool of applicants who wish to join an academic community that places the highest value on rigorous inquiry and encourages diverse perspectives, experiences, groups of individuals, and ideas to inform and stimulate intellectual challenge, engagement, and exchange.

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination.

Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-1032 or email with their request.