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Job Title: Assistant Professor of Classics (Archaeology)

Department of Classics

University of Cincinnati

Job Overview

The Department of Classics at the University of Cincinnati invites applications for a tenure-track position in the Archaeology of the Iron Age Mediterranean, with related research and teaching interests. The appointment, at the level of Assistant Professor, is to begin on August 15, 2022.

The Department of Classics offers BA programs in Classics and Classical Civilization, and MA and PhD programs with concentrations ranging from Greek and Latin language and literature to Greek and Roman history, Greek prehistory, and Greek and Roman archaeology. The department prides itself on providing an interdisciplinary environment that educates all its students in philology, ancient history, and archaeology. It is housed together with the Burnam Classics Library, one of the largest and best collections of resources in Classics in the world, including an important collection of Byzantine and Modern Greek resources. Full information about the department can be found on our website:

Essential Functions

Candidates will be expected to teach courses ranging from introductory undergraduate classics courses to advanced graduate seminars, and to have a continuing program of scholarly publication in their specialty areas. The successful candidate will also be expected to provide service to the department through work on departmental committees.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must hold a PhD or equivalent degree in Archaeology or related field, with evidence of completion required by July 1, 2022.

Application Process

Candidates must apply online at and search for Requisition #72561 or go to….

As well as completing the online application form, candidates are required to attach a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, and a one-page statement of how the candidate will contribute to the University's culture of inclusion, equity, and diversity; a sample of scholarly writing may also be attached using the "attach additional documents" feature in our hiring system. In addition, the candidate should request three confidential letters of reference to be sent to with the subject line “Archaeology Search,” and should include the names and e-mails of these referees in the CV.

The committee will start to review applications on November 15, 2021. The position will remain open until filled.

Additional Information

OFFICIAL ACADEMIC TRANSCRIPTS WILL BE REQUIRED AT THE TIME OF HIRE. The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

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Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

• Competitive salary range dependant on the candidate's experience.

• Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.

• Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.

• Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.

• Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.

• Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.

• Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.