Assistant or Associate Professor in Ancient Greek and Latin Literature

Institution Name 
Cornell University
Position Rank 
Area of Specialty 
Ancient Greek and Latin Literature
Additional Desirable Specialties 
Performance Studies
This position is 
Application Deadline 
October 1, 2021
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The Department of Classics at Cornell University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant or tenured Associate Professor faculty position in Ancient Greek and Latin Literature. Candidates with research specializations in one or the other literature should demonstrate competence in areas of both. The primary emphasis is on literary studies, and we especially welcome candidates working in race and gender, classics and decoloniality, classical reception, and/or performance studies. Teaching will be at the graduate level in at least one of the two languages and at all other levels in both, with a load of 2-2. The department is looking for candidates who can support and encourage our increasingly diverse student body. In addition to undergraduate and graduate teaching and advising, responsibilities include service to the department and the university. Applications are to be submitted by October 1, 2021 and should include a cover letter, CV, writing sample (20–25 pages), three letters of recommendation, and a statement of diversity, equity and inclusion (see 

To apply, go to For further inquiries please contact Hayden Pelliccia, Chair of the Search Committee,

Cornell University embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports students, faculty, and staff of all identities and backgrounds. We strongly encourage individuals from underrepresented and/or marginalized identities to apply.

Cornell University is located on Gayog̱hó:nǫ́ (Cayuga Nation) land within Hodinǫhsǫ:ni territories.

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University's heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. We also recognize a lawful preference in employment practices for Native Americans living on or near Indian reservations.

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