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The Department of Classical Studies at Boston University invites applications or nominations to fill the William Goodwin Aurelio Professorship of Greek Language and Literature at the rank of full professor (tenured) to begin at the earliest on July 1, 2025. The Department seeks an individual with an outstanding publication record and proven excellence as a teacher. Area of Specialty is open. Interests that enhance the Department’s scholarly or teaching strengths in areas like Translation Studies, Reception Studies, or Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, are welcome, as well as leadership in new directions. The Department believes that the diversity of our faculty, staff, and students is vitally important to the distinction and excellence of our research and academic programs. To that end, we seek someone who is able and willing to engage in dialogue with other disciplines and who supports our institutional commitment to ensuring that Boston University is inclusive and equitable and a place where diverse constituents can thrive. The Department expects to fill this position with a tenured, full professor but exceptional senior associate professors may apply.

Applications are welcome now and up to February 1, 2024. Applicants should submit a CV and a letter of application via AJO [].

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Application Materials

Applicants should submit a CV and a letter of application via AJO,

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