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The Department of Classics at the University of Wisconsin invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin August 2012. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in Classics and show promise of excellence in both research and teaching. Expertise in Homer and archaic Greek epic preferred. Courses to be taught include undergraduate and graduate ancient Greek language and literature, Latin, and courses in literature in translation.
Applications should include a statement of interest, three letters of recommendation, and curriculum vitae. Additional materials may be requested at a later stage. Application materials should be sent to Professor Laura McClure, Chair, Department of Classics, University of Wisconsin–Madison, 1220 Linden Drive, 910 Van Hise Hall, Madison, Wisconsin 53706. To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by November 15, 2011. Interviews will be conducted at the APA annual meeting in Philadelphia, January 5-8, 2012. For additional information, please consult the departmental website:, or direct questions to Professor Laura McClure (
Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, information regarding the applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality. The University of Wisconsin is an EO/AA employer. A Criminal background check will be required prior to employment.