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The Department of Classics at the University of Tennessee has been authorized to make an appointment in Latin language and literature at the rank of tenure-track Assistant Professor. The expertise sought is Medieval Latin with a special interest in digital manuscript studies. This faculty member will teach undergraduate students in our department as well as train graduate students in UT’s Marco Institute for Medieval and Renaissance Studies. The successful candidate will have strong promise of scholarly achievement, demonstrated excellence in teaching Latin, as well as the ability to teach Medieval and Classical Latin, paleography, and digital manuscript studies, and to contribute to our departmental curriculum of large and small courses in classical civilization, literature, or mythology. An active interest in contributing to the department's outreach, to the intellectual life of the Marco Institute, and to the Graduate Certificate program in Digital Humanities is essential. Moreover, the Knoxville campus of the University of Tennessee is seeking candidates who have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University.

Salary competitive. We will begin screening applications on October 31, 2023, and will continue reviewing them until the position is filled. The first round of interviews will be held on Zoom.

Ph.D. required at the time of appointment on August 1, 2024.

Application Materials

Please submit a letter of application that outlines your research and teaching and highlights strategies for effective engagement with our students, who come from many different ethnic, racial, social, and economic backgrounds; a curriculum vitae; and a writing sample. Candidates should provide name and contact information, including email address and telephone number, for at least three references. We will contact references at an advanced stage of the search. Please submit all materials electronically by following the directions posted at Please address inquiries to the chair of the search committee, Justin Arft, at

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admission without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, and parental status, or any other characteristic protected by federal or state law. In accordance with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the University of Tennessee affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, or disability in its education programs and activities, and this policy extends to employment by the university. Inquiries and charges of violation of Title VI (race, color, and national origin), Title IX (sex), Section 504 (disability), the ADA (disability), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (age), sexual orientation, or veteran status should be directed to the Office of Equity and Diversity, 1840 Melrose Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37996-3560, telephone 865-974-2498. Requests for accommodation of a disability should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at the Office of Equity and Diversity.