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The Department of World Languages, Literatures & Cultures is seeking an Assistant Professor of Classics, tenure-track, to teach intermediate and advanced level courses in Greek and Latin language, literature, and culture. Two-course load per semester. Preference for candidates who specialize in Greek, are familiar with current language pedagogy, and can teach in affiliated units, including the Honors College and the Comparative Literature Program. Competitive candidates should demonstrate a commitment to undergraduate teaching, maintain an active scholarly profile, and be able to foster an inclusive environment inside and outside the classroom.

Minimum Qualifications-Ph.D. in Classics or Related Area. Strong commitment to undergraduate teaching, familiarity with current language pedagogy, and an active research agenda. A.B.D. candidates nearing completion are welcome to apply but must hold the Ph.D. by time of appointment (August 2024).

Located in Baton Rouge, LSU is the flagship land-grant, sea-grant, and space-grant institution in Louisiana and a Research 1 University. Classics is housed in the widely interdisciplinary Department. of World Languages, Literatures & Cultures.

The deadline for all application materials is November 1, 2023.

Application Materials
  1. Letter of application (no more than 2 pages)
  2. Current CV
  3. 2-3 page dissertation abstract or research statement
  4. 20-30 page writing sample
  5. Names (with contact information) of three referees from whom we may request confidential letters of recommendation.

For questions or concerns regarding the status of your application or salary ranges, please contact Rafael Orozco at

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