Assistant Professor- Greek Literature & Poetry

Institution Name 
Florida State University Classics Dept.
Position Rank 
Assistant Professor
Area of Specialty 
GreekVerse
Additional Desirable Specialties 
ClassicalReception
This position is 
Approved/Definite
Application Deadline 
November 1, 2021
Is the institution willing to sponsor a candidate for a visa? 
Yes

The Department of Classics at Florida State University invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the level of assistant professor. We seek a broadly trained classicist specializing in Greek poetry; candidates working in epic, drama, and/or reception are especially welcome to apply. Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to both research excellence and engaged teaching to multiple constituencies. Florida State University is home to a large and diverse student body; candidates should be prepared to foster that diversity and inclusion in their research, teaching, and service.

This is a tenure-earning position that will begin in August 2022. Doctoral degree from an accredited institution or the highest degree appropriate in the field of specialization with a demonstrated record of achievement in teaching, academic research, and service. Salary is competitive. The 2/2 teaching assignment normally includes both undergraduate- and graduate-level teaching with at least one large undergraduate course with broad appeal to non-majors. More information regarding the program at FSU can be found at our website (classics.fsu.edu).

Apply at http://www.jobs.fsu.edu (Job ID #50028). Applicants should upload a cover letter in which they address both research plans and approaches to teaching at all levels, including traditionally underrepresented student populations, curriculum vitae, and writing sample (a dissertation chapter or article) of no more than 30 pages. Additionally, three letters of recommendation should be sent to the Department at Classics-Search@fsu.edu. The deadline for applications, including all materials, is November 1, 2021.

Finalists will be interviewed over Zoom in mid to late December, and candidates should indicate in their correspondence how they can best be reached in December. Any questions about the position should be directed to the Department Chair, Christopher Nappa (cnappa@fsu.edu). An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer. FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be accessed at: 
https://hr.fsu.edu/sites/g/files/upcbnu2186/files/PDF/Publications/diver... State University is an Equal Opportunity/ Access/ Affirmative Action/ Pro Disabled and Veteran employer, committed to diversity in hiring, and a Public Records Agency:
http://www.hr.fsu.edu/PDF/Publications/diversity/EEO_Statement.pdf.

Course Load 
2-2
Placement Year 

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