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The Department of Classical Studies at Boston University invites applications for the position of tenure-track Assistant Professor, beginning 1 July, 2023. This is an open-specialty search in Latin literature. We are especially eager to receive applications from scholars who conceive of the Classics in broad, inclusive, and innovative ways; who have interests in translation or reception; and/or who study class, gender, or race in ancient literature. The course load is 2:2. The successful candidate would contribute to the teaching of Latin language and literature at the undergraduate and graduate levels, as well as teaching courses in translation. They could also contribute where possible to interdisciplinary teaching across the College of Arts and Sciences.

Boston University strives to create environments for learning, working, and living that are enriched by racial, ethnic, and cultural diversity. The successful candidate will enter a close-knit, supportive department, with fellow faculty who are ready to provide mentorship and support.

Application materials should be submitted through by November 15, 2022, and should include a cover letter, current CV, diversity statement, teaching statement, and three letters of recommendation. In the cover letter and teaching statement we invite candidates to explain how their teaching and mentorship activities work to increase student awareness of diverse individual life experiences in the Roman world and contribute to more inclusive intellectual discourse. Any questions should be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee, Leah Kronenberg (

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.