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The Department of Classics at the University of Iowa invites applications for a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor, beginning fall of 1999. Candidates should have expertise in either Homer, or Greek and/or Roman Oratory. Candidates should be able to teach Latin and Greek at all levels to both undergraduate and graduate students as well as courses in translation. A strong research program and excellence in teaching are expected. Completion of the Ph.D. prior to appointment is a requirement. Expertise in Greek Archaeology or in Byzantine studies or in Near Eastern Studies, or in any other ancillary area that would contribute to the creation of Mediterranean studies program is desirable. Letters of application, c.v., letters of reference, transcripts, course syllabi, and student evaluations should be sent to: Classics Search Committee, Department of Classics, Schaeffer 202, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242. Screening begins November 6, 1998 although new applicants will be considered until the appointment is made. The University of Iowa is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and encourages applications from qualified women and minorities.

The University of Iowa is committed to diversifying its faculty. Candidates who would further this goal are encouraged to apply.