YORK UNIVERSITY – TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA
The Department of History, Faculty of Arts, York University invites applications for a Contractually-Limited Appointment in Ancient History at the rank of Assistant Professor, to commence 1 July 2006 for a period of one year. Required qualifications include a completed PhD or equivalent in Ancient History or Classics, with a concentration on Greek or preferably Roman History, an ongoing programme of research in Ancient History, and relevant teaching experience. Candidates will be expected to teach undergraduate courses in Ancient History at the introductory and advanced levels, including an advanced-level course in late republican and early imperial Roman history. Salary is dependent on qualifications and experience. The position is subject to budgetary approval.
Applicants should send a letter of application, together with a curriculum vitae and a sample of their writing to Professor Elizabeth Cohen, Chair, Dept. of History, York University, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, Ontario, M3J 1P3, Canada no later than Wednesday April 5, 2006, and arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to reach the department by the same date.
York University is an Affirmative Action Employer. The Affirmative Action Program can be found on York's website at http://www.yorku.ca/acadjobs or a copy can be obtained by calling the affirmative action office at 416-736-5713. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and Permanent Residents will be given priority. Temporary entry for citizens of the U.S.A. and Mexico may apply per the provisions of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).
Division of Humanities (Arts) Ancient Greek Drama and Culture The Division of Humanities, Faculty of Arts, York University invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment at the Assistant Professor level in the field of Ancient Greek Drama and Culture. This appointment, to commence July 1, 2006, is subject to budgetary approval.
We seek a candidate with a completed PhD with a focus on Classical Greek drama and culture. Preference will be given to candidates who approach Greek drama from a broad interdisciplinary perspective; areas of research could include performance, gender, cross-cultural or reception studies. The successful candidate will show evidence of a vigorous research agenda and promise of excellence in teaching.
Candidates should be able to teach in York’s first- and second-year interdisciplinary Foundations program, develop upper-level undergraduate courses, and contribute to the teaching of Greek and Latin language; they must also have the potential to undertake graduate teaching and supervision. The successful candidate will join the Program in Classical Studies within the Division of Humanities.
A letter of application, curriculum vitae, three confidential letters of recommendation, and a sample of the applicant’s written work (no longer than 20 pages) should be sent to Professor M. Lockshin, Acting Chair, Division of Humanities, Faculty of Arts, York University, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3, Canada (e-mail: email@example.com; phone: 416-736-5158; fax: 416-736-5460) by December 02, 2005. (Note: no email applications will be accepted).
York University is an Affirmative Action Employer. The Affirmative Action Program is described on York’s website at http://www.yorku.ca/acadjobs or a copy can be obtained by calling the affirmative action office at 416-736-5713. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and Permanent Residents will be given priority.