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The Department of Modern Languages and Classics at Saint Mary’s University invites applications for a contractually limited nine-month appointment in Classics at the rank of Assistant Professor. We are seeking candidates with a specialization in the field of Roman history and archaeology with a demonstrated record of effectiveness in university teaching who will support courses from introductory through to senior levels of the program.  Applicants must hold a PhD in Classics, Classical Archaeology, Art History, or Ancient History.  Alongside a full-time teaching assignment, the successful candidate will be expected to advise students, and participate actively in the intellectual life of the department.  The appointment will begin September 1, 2013.   For more information about the Classics program, please visit:

Saint Mary's is a public university with over 7,000 students, offering a variety of undergraduate and graduate degrees. Our university is committed to serving the local, regional, national and international communities, and integrating such activity as part of the learning environment for undergraduate and graduate students.  Wide-ranging social science and humanities programs, interdisciplinary studies are prominent in the Faculty of Arts.  Saint Mary’s is located in the historic port city of Halifax, Nova Scotia, a vibrant, urban community of over 350,000 people. Halifax is a major educational centre for Atlantic Canada and is home to five universities. It is conveniently located to recreational areas and to other major urban centres in Canada and the Northeastern United States.

Although candidates of all nationalities are encouraged to apply, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents, and all applicants should indicate clearly their status with respect to citizenship and residency.  Saint Mary’s University is committed to the principles of employment equity.

Applicants should submit an application package consisting of a letter of application, an up-to-date CV, a teaching dossier showing evidence of successful teaching (including course evaluations), a sample of recent scholarly writing, graduate school transcripts, and names and contact information for three references to: Dr. Egor Tsedryk, Chair, Department of Modern Languages and Classics, Saint Mary's University, 923 Robie Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, B3H 3C3.   E-mailed applications will not be accepted.  Consideration of applications will begin on March 15, 2013 and continue until the position is filled.

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