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The Department of Classics in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill seeks an Assistant Professor in Classical Archaeology and Digital Humanities for a tenure-track appointment. We are looking for someone to teach graduate and undergraduate courses in their specialization and whose research program resides at the intersection of the growing field of Digital Humanities and Classical scholarship. Since this person’s courses will contribute to the curriculum of the newly-established UNC School of Data Science and its Data, Culture, and Society modules (, the candidate’s work should include data analysis and/or application of digital technologies and tools. We are particularly interested in candidates whose research addresses the material culture, landscape archaeology, spatial archaeology, history or epigraphy of the ancient Mediterranean and adjacent regions. This position will complement existing strengths on campus in artifact and spatial analysis, virtual modeling, data visualization, and database management. Relevant centers include the Classics Department’s Spatial Antiquity and Innovation Lab, the Research Laboratories of Archaeology, BeAM@Carolina, Carolina Drone Lab, and others.

Applicants should demonstrate the potential for excellence in research and a commitment to teaching at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. Preference will be given to those with a Ph.D. in Classics or a related discipline in hand at the time of application.

For full consideration, applications should be received by November 2, 2023. E-mail inquiries should be addressed to: Hérica Valladares, Chair, Classical Digital Humanities Search Committee The Department website is

Application Materials

Applicants apply online at, uploading a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a research statement, a teaching statement, and the names and contact information of four people who will write letters of recommendation. In addition, applicants should submit either a portfolio of digital and/or spatial humanities projects (including project descriptions, live links, and/or screenshots) or a writing sample of about 20 pages. Recommenders will be contacted with instructions for submitting their letters online.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an Equal Opportunity employer that welcomes all to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.