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University of Toronto Scarborough

Applications are invited for a tenure-stream position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Greek and Roman History, Department of Humanities, University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC), to begin July 1, 2008. Applicants should be comfortable teaching core surveys of both Greek and Roman history as well as upper level courses in Roman history.

Candidates with experience in related disciplines such as Near Eastern studies, Late Antiquity and Archaeology are particularly encouraged to apply, and a commitment to an integrative approach to the study of the ancient Mediterranean world would be a definite asset.

The department particularly encourages applications from scholars who can contribute to interdisciplinary teaching and research and whose work pushes beyond conventional boundaries. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses and will supervise graduate students in his/her area of expertise. The successful applicant will be expected to assist in the redesign of an undergraduate program in Classical and related studies on the University's Scarborough campus. Ph.D. and clear evidence of excellence in teaching and research are required.

Salary to be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University of Toronto is a tri-campus university with a unitary graduate department.
UTSC is a research-intensive institution with an interdisciplinary commitment and a multicultural student body speaking a wide range of languages. Additional information on the Department can be found at

Applicants should send a letter of application, a current curriculum vitae, a writing sample and teaching materials to Professor William R. Bowen, Chair, Department of Humanities. Three letters of reference should be sent directly to Professor Bowen. Applications and reference letters may be submitted electronically (preferred) to or mailed to Classics Search, Department of Humanities, 1265 Military Trail, Toronto, Ontario, M1C 1A4, Canada.

The closing deadline for applications is November 15, 2007.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. The University of Toronto offers the opportunity to teach, conduct research and live in one of the most diverse cities in the world.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

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