Assistant Professor -- Tenure Track

Institution Name 
University of Georgia, Department of Classics
Position Rank 
Assistant Professor
Area of Specialty 
Cultural History of Classical Antiquity and Greek and Roman Language
Additional Desirable Specialties 
ClassicalArchaeology
Cultural History of Classical Antiquity and Greek and Roman Language
This position is 
Approved/Definite
Application Deadline 
January 10, 2022
Is the institution willing to sponsor a candidate for a visa? 
Depending on the candidate that is selected.

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Classics
The Department of Classics at the University of Georgia invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor in cultural history of Classical antiquity and Greek and Roman  language. 

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Classics or a related discipline by July 30, 2022.

The teaching load is four courses per academic year. Candidates should be prepared to teach classes in introductory Classical Culture from Troy to Augustine, Latin, and/or Greek, and advanced courses in Classical antiquity and its Reception, as well as in areas of their research specialties. Of importance are teaching and research topics and methodologies that focus on issues of cultural diversity.

The Department has operated a highly successful faculty-led summer Rome program since 1970. We are especially interested in applicants who have led summer study abroad programs and can teach Rome's cultural history and its reception at sites in Rome and Italy. Compensation for teaching on the Rome program is in addition to a faculty member's academic year salary. To apply, please visit www.ugajobsearch.com/postings/228697. Applications should include a cover letter, cv, contact information for three references, and a writing sample (20 pages maximum). References will be sent an email through the UGAJobs system with instructions on how to submit their letters of recommendation. All applications received by January 10, 2022 will receive full consideration, but review will continue until the position is filled.

Questions related to this position may be directed to Dr. Erika Hermanowicz, Search Committee Chair at erikat@uga.edu. Because of the global COVID pandemic, interviews for this position will be conducted remotely via Zoom. Invitations to the campus for the finalists may occur if oncampus interviews can be done safely and in accordance with university guidelines.

The University of Georgia, the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, and its many units are committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and students, and sustaining a work and learning environment that is inclusive. Women, minorities, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (hrweb@uga.edu). Please do not contact the department or search committee with such requests.

Course Load 
2-2
Placement Year 

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