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The Department of History at Western Michigan University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in ancient history. The successful candidate will teach two courses a semester, including general education courses, upper-level courses in Greek and Roman history and area of specialty, and graduate courses in coordination with other aspects of the graduate program, especially medieval history. Responsibilities also include advising graduate students. Ph.D. in history, classics, or related discipline required. Teaching experience desirable. The successful candidate will have a strong research agenda. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience, with an excellent benefits package. The WMU Department of History has a long-standing commitment to teaching and scholarship, including teacher preparation. The department has strengths in medieval history, public history, North American history, European history, ethnohistory and transatlantic history. Western Michigan University, located in Southwest Michigan, is a vibrant, nationally recognized student-centered research institution with an enrollment of approximately 25,000. WMU delivers high-quality undergraduate instruction, has a strong graduate division, and fosters significant research activities. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has placed WMU among the 76 public institutions in the nation designated as research universities with high research activities. Review of applications will begin October 31, 2010 and will continue until the position is filled. Please visit for detailed information and application procedures. Expected start date is August, 2011. Western Michigan University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer consistent with applicable federal and state laws. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.