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The Department of Classics at the University of Oregon seeks a Latinist to fill a tenure-track position (1.0 FTE) at the rank of Assistant Professor, effective September 16, 2024. The academic year follows the quarter system, and the teaching load is five courses per year (2-2-1).

The position requires teaching Latin at all levels as well as lower and upper-division classics-in-translation courses.

The candidate’s teaching and research focus will ideally engage in one or more of the following areas: race and ethnicity, classical reception and postcolonialism, and/or classics and environmentalism. Such an emphasis will reinforce the department and institution’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and will specifically enrich courses in translation that the new hire can be expected to teach, such as Classical Mythology, Gender and Sexuality in Antiquity, and Roman Life and Culture. It is also desired that the new colleague will continue the interdepartmental relationships by forging alliances with scholars and mentoring graduate students pursuing similar research concerns from other departments.

Application Materials

• Cover letter;
• Curriculum vitae;
• Teaching statement that describes prior teaching experience, mentorship experience, and courses you feel qualified to teach;
• Writing sample of no more than 30 pages;
• Statement addressing contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion in teaching, research, and mentorship;
• Contact information of three references who can offer insight about your qualifications for the position.

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