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  1. New 5/15. One-year Hellenist Position. The Department of Classical and Near Eastern Studies at the University of Minnesota invites applications for a full-time, one-year replacement position for a Hellenist at the rank of Instructor or Assistant Professor. The appointee will teach four courses over two semesters, which will include Greek language and could include one or two large undergraduate lecture courses, e.g., Classical Mythology, The Age of Pericles and a small seminar-style class for advanced undergraduates and/or graduate students on a special topic in Greek literature, civilization, or history. Minimum requirements are advanced ABD and successful teaching experience, including some experience with large lecture courses. Appointment dates are August 27, 2001, to May 26, 2002. Other qualifications being equal, preference will be given to candidates likely to have the Ph.D. in hand by the beginning of the 2001 - 2002 academic year. Salary $42,000. A letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation should be sent to: Prof. S. Douglas Olson, Chair, Classics Search Committee, Dept. of Classical & Near Eastern Studies, 305 Folwell Hall, University of Minnesota, 9 Pleasant St. S.E., Minneapolis, MN 55455-0125. Review of applications will begin April 25, 2001, and will continue until the position is filled. The University of Minnesota is committed to the policy that all persons shall have equal access to its programs, facilities, and employment without, regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, or sexual orientation.
  2. Classical and Near Eastern Studies Art and Archaeology. The Department of Classical and Near Eastern Studies in the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Minnesota is accepting applications for a full-time, one-year replacement position at the rank of assistant professor for academic year 2001/02. The appointee will teach one or more of the following: the art and archaeology of the ancient Near East, Greece, and/or the Byzantine world. Applicant must have Ph.D. in hand by August 2001 and must have evidence of successful teaching experience in the area(s) mentioned above. The dates of the appointment are August 28, 2001 through May 27, 2002. Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, 3 letters of recommendation, and writing sample to Professor Oliver Nicholson, Department of Classical and Near Eastern Studies, 305 Folwell Hall, 9 Pleasant St. SE, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455-0125. Applications must be postmarked on or before November 30, 2000. For complete position announcement and information about the department visit our web-site at: The University of Minnesota is an equal-opportunity educator and employer. (11/00)
  3. Department of History, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities: full-time, 9 month, tenure-track Assistant Professor, to begin August 2001. Research emphasis on Classical and/or Hellenistic eras preferred. Tenure and budget in Department of History; teaching duties divided equally between History and Classical and Near Eastern Studies. Teaching in History includes survey, advanced undergraduate, and graduate courses; teaching in CNES includes advanced undergraduate and graduate courses in historical authors in Greek and in translation, and other advanced topics courses. Ph.D. in history or related field with a specific focus on history must be in hand before start of appointment. Teaching experience and a record of publication are preferred, and candidates must show the promise of scholarly distinction in the history of Ancient Greece, preferably in the Classical and/or Hellenistic eras, and a desire to strengthen the graduate program in Ancient History. Salary based upon qualifications and experience, consistent with existing college and university policy. Search open until position filled; review of files begins on November 15, 2000. Send letter of application describing training, scholarly/research interests, teaching experience and record of publication if any, and undergraduate/graduate courses taught, plus curriculum vitae, a writing sample (chapter from dissertation or book, or an article), and three letters of recommendation to: John Evans, Ancient Greece Search Committee, Department of History, 614 Social Sciences, 267 - 19th Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55455. Additional materials may be requested later. For a more complete job description, please refer to our web site, and the CNES web site

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