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The Departments of Classics and History of Art at Yale University are looking to hire an Assistant Professor (tenure track) for an initial term of five years in Roman Art and Material Culture beginning July 1, 2023. We are looking for a scholar with an energetic research agenda, whose demonstrated expertise can complement the existing strengths and curricula of both departments. Specialization is open as to region, time-period, materials studied, and methodological approach. We are especially interested in candidates who study the entanglements of the Roman world and other cultures.

This is a joint appointment. The teaching expectation is typically 4 courses per academic year, in addition to service contributions to both departments, including mentoring of undergraduate and graduate students.

The appointee must hold a Ph.D. or equivalent degree by the time of hire.

Review of applications will begin November 4th, 2022. Completed applications received by that date are guaranteed full consideration, and review of applications will continue until the position is filled. For questions regarding this position, please email the co-chairs of the search, Kirk Freudenburg ( and Milette Gaifman (

Application Materials

All applicants should submit the following via Interfolio at They should submit a cover letter, CV, a teaching portfolio (consisting of teaching evaluations or other evidence of teaching effectiveness, sample syllabi for two courses taught or planned, and a description of practices used to foster equity, diversity, and inclusivity), three letters of recommendation, and a writing sample of 6000 - 8000 words (dissertation chapter, journal article, or book chapter).

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Yale University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Yale values diversity among its students, staff, and faculty and strongly welcomes applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans, and underrepresented minorities