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The Department of Classics at Florida State University invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the level of assistant professor. We seek a specialist in Aegean prehistory and material culture; expertise in the cultures of Anatolia, Levant, and Mesopotamia in the third and second millennia BCE is also desirable. Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to both research excellence and engaged teaching to multiple constituencies.

This is a tenure-earning position that will begin in August 2024. A doctoral degree from an accredited institution is required, as well as a demonstrated record of achievement in teaching, academic research, and service. Salary is competitive. The 2/2 teaching assignment normally includes both undergraduate- and graduate-level teaching with at least one large undergraduate course with broad appeal to non-majors. More information regarding the program at FSU can be found at our website (

Application Materials

Apply at (Job ID #56077). Applicants should upload a cover letter in which they address both research plans and approaches to teaching at all levels, a curriculum vitae, and a writing sample (a dissertation chapter or article) of no more than 25 pages. Additionally, three confidential letters of recommendation should be sent to the Department at The deadline for applications, including all materials, is December 1, 2023.

Finalists will be interviewed over Zoom in early to mid-December, and candidates should indicate in their correspondence how they can best be reached in December. Any questions about the position should be directed to the Department Chair, Tim Stover (

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