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Position Description

The Department of Classics at the University of Chicago invites applications for full-time position as postdoctoral researcher in the NEH project, "Roman Statutes," for a three-year term. The start date is July 1, 2022, or as soon thereafter as possible. Under the direction of the principal investigator, Clifford Ando, the project manager will coordinate a large-scale collaborative effort to produce a new edition, translation and commentary on epigraphically-preserved Roman laws. Duties will also include the training and supervision of research assistants, as well as the teaching of two courses in Classics.


A PhD in a relevant field at the time of appointment is required. Training in digital humanities and excellent communication skills are essential; experience in digital epigraphy, EpiDoc mark-up, Roman law, and experience in collaborative research are desired.

Application Instructions

Applicants should upload the following materials to the University of Chicago’s Academic Recruitment at the following link:

· Current CV;

· Cover letter of interest that addresses relevant professional in digital humanities and relevant fields of scholarly research

· Sample syllabi

· Names and contact information for three references

Review of applications will commence on 15 November 2021 and will continue until the position is filled or the search is closed. This position is contingent upon final budgetary approval. For further questions about this position, please contact Kathy Fox, Department of Classics,

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