York University

The Division of Humanities, Faculty of Arts, York University invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment at the Assistant Professor level in the Literature and Culture of Ancient Rome. This appointment is to commence July 1, 2008, and is subject to budgetary approval.

Proficiency in Latin and Greek is required. Candidates should have a completed Ph.D. in hand by the commencement of the appointment. Preference will be given to candidates who approach the literature and culture of ancient Rome from a broad interdisciplinary perspective. 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 Latin and Greek language; they must also have the potential to undertake graduate teaching and supervision. The successful candidate will be eligible for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies. The successful candidate will join the Program in Classical Studies within the Division of Humanities.

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.

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 by November 30th, 2007 to: Professor Patrick Taylor, Chair, Division of Humanities, Faculty of Arts, York University, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3 Canada. E-mail: taylorp@yorku.ca, Tel: 416-736-5158, Fax: 416-736-5460

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