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Two-Year Postdoctoral Fellowship in Latin Language, Literature, and Culture

Department of Classics & Archaeology

Queen’s University, Kingston, ON, Canada

The Department of Classics & Archaeology at Queen’s University invites applications for a two-year Postdoctoral Fellowship with a specialization in Latin Language and Literature, beginning July 1, 2023. The successful applicant will complement the existing research and teaching strengths of the department and will be a specialist of classical Latin language and literature and/or its reception. A full list of faculty and research interests can be found on the department’s webpage at

The Postdoctoral Fellow will be an active participant in all departmental activities. In addition to their own research they will be responsible for teaching two twelve-week courses in each year of the Fellowship. In the first year, the courses will be CLST 312, Greek and Roman Drama (in the fall term, in translation, expected enrollment of 50 students), and LATN 322/422/812, Latin Poetry (in the winter term, expected enrollment of 20 students; this is a combined upper-year and graduate Latin language course). The Fellow will receive a salary of CAD$63,000 per year.

Eligibility: preference will be given to citizens and permanent residents. Candidates must have been awarded a doctorate from a recognized university or expect to have completed all degree requirements by 1 August 2023.

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals, and is strongly committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.

Postdoctoral fellows at Queen's University are governed by a collective agreement: the Postdoctoral Fellow Collective Agreement, which governs the overall terms of the appointment.

The University will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs. If you require accommodation during this process, please email:

Applications should include a complete and current curriculum vitae and letters of reference from two (2) referees. Other relevant materials the candidate wishes to submit for consideration such as a teaching dossier are welcome. Any questions about the position can be directed to

Please arrange to have applications and supporting letters sent directly to:

Prof. Daryn Lehoux, Head

Department of Classics & Archaeology

Queen’s University


Applications will be accepted until May 1st 2023. Review of applications will commence shortly thereafter, and the final appointment is subject to budgetary approval. Additional information about the Department of Classics & Archaeology can be found at