Assistant Professor, Greek Literature and Culture

Institution Name 
Dartmouth College
Position Rank 
Assistant Professor
Area of Specialty 
Greek Literature and Culture
This position is 
Approved/Definite
Application Deadline 
October 15, 2021
Is the institution willing to sponsor a candidate for a visa? 
Yes

The Department of Classics at Dartmouth College invites applicants for a full-time tenure-track appointment to begin on July 1, 2022. We seek applicants who specialize in any aspect of Greek literature and culture. Research trajectories in which we are particularly interested include, but are not limited to: race and ethnicity in the ancient Mediterranean; theater and performance; translation studies; Greek law or political theory; myth and religion; digital humanities; or the engagement with Greek and Roman literature in Caribbean, Latin American, Asian, Native American, African, or any diasporic intellectual traditions.

In recruiting for this position, the Classics Department is motivated to broaden the range of scholarly specialties, viewpoints, and experiences represented within our department. Qualified candidates will be able to offer new courses that strengthen the department’s appeal to Dartmouth’s highly diverse student body. We are especially interested in applicants who are able to work effectively with students, faculty, and staff from all backgrounds, including but not limited to racial and ethnic minorities, members of all sexes, individuals who identify with LGBTQ+ communities, individuals with disabilities, individuals from lower income backgrounds, and first generation college students. 

Dartmouth College combines a commitment to innovative scholarship with dedication to excellent teaching. Dartmouth’s Department of Classics has eight full-time, tenure-line faculty members with a variety of research interests in languages, literature, material culture, philosophy, and history. We maintain a vibrant academic program that enrolls in excess of 750 students each year. More information about the department can be found at: http://classics.dartmouth.edu/.

Qualifications:

Applicants should hold a PhD or ABD in Classics or a related field (if ABD, the PhD should be conferred by the start date for the position) and should be qualified to teach Latin and ancient Greek at all levels.

Application Instructions

All applicants should supply 1) a curriculum vitae; 2) a writing sample; 3) a cover letter; 4) a separate statement explaining how their teaching, research, service, and life experiences prepare them to advance Dartmouth's commitments to diversity, equity, and inclusion; 5) 3 letters of recommendation from teachers or mentors who can speak to their research potential, their progress toward the PhD (if the degree is not yet complete) and their ability to connect with undergraduates. All materials are to be submitted via Interfolio. Review of applications will begin on October 15th, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Please direct any questions about the search or the department to the committee chair, Professor Hakan Tell(Hakan.P.Tell@Dartmouth.edu). The interfolio search application page is linked here and here

For additional job openings at Dartmouth College, please see the Office of the Provost and Human Resources

Dartmouth Collge is an equal opporotunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diveristy and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination of the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteren status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged. Your offer is contingent upon your consent to a pre-employment background check with results acceptable under Dartmouth Policy. 

https://www.dartmouth.edu/hrs/pdfs/background_check_policy.pdf

Course Load 
4-course load over 3 quarters
Placement Year 

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