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The Department of Classical and Ancient Near Eastern Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or early Associate Professor, to begin August 2023. This faculty position carries a teaching load of two classes per fall and spring semester, research, and a service component.

The Department seeks a Latin-leaning scholar with specializations in any period or genre. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated expertise in one or both of the following: (A) practical applications of the humanities, including public humanities, digital humanities, pedagogy, or performance; (B) distinct subfields or disciplines, including comparative literature, reception, race and ethnicity, postcolonial studies, gender and sexuality, or religion.

Application Materials

Interested candidates will find the position announcement at (PVL 266262), click on "Apply Now" and submit 1) a cover letter describing research, teaching experience, teaching philosophy; 2) a statement explaining how these support and advance diversity, equity, and inclusion; 3) a curriculum vitae; 4) sample syllabi and teaching evaluations. Additional materials, including letters of recommendation and writing samples, may be requested at a later stage. To ensure full consideration, all materials must be received no later than 11:59pm on November 15, 2022. Initial interviews will be conducted remotely in January. For additional information, please consult the departmental website:, or direct questions to Professor Alex Dressler,

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

The Department of Classical & Ancient Near Eastern Studies is committed to increasing and fostering diversity in the campus community. Candidates who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity are encouraged to identify their experience in these areas. The UW-Madison is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing opportunities to people from all backgrounds to help create a diverse, welcoming, empowered, and inclusive community. UW-Madison encourages women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities to apply. A criminal background check, and a current or previous employer sexual harassment/sexual violence check, will be required prior to employment. Unless confidentiality is requested, information regarding applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality.