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HISTORY (Antiquity):  One-year sabbatical replacement position in the history of the Ancient Mediterranean and/or Greece and Rome.   Ability to teach Late Antiquity and/or Byzantium or early Islam strongly preferred.  Ability to teach courses that can be cross-listed in Classics required.  Effective August, 2010.  Ph.D. required.  The successful candidate will offer courses in all levels of history of antiquity including surveys and upper division courses in her or his specialty.  Whitman College wishes to reinforce its commitment to enhance diversity, broadly defined, recognizing that to provide a diverse learning environment is to prepare students for personal and professional success in an increasingly multicultural and global society.  In their application, candidates should address their interest in working with undergraduates as teachers and scholars in a liberal arts environment that emphasizes close student-faculty interaction; how their cultural, experiential, and/or academic background contributes to diversity; and their interest in participating in the College's general education offerings.  Materials should include a letter of application; curriculum vitae; three letters of reference; graduate transcripts; teaching evaluations or other evidence of demonstrated or potential excellence in undergraduate instructionCandidates interested in a preliminary interview at the AHA should submit CVs to the AHA job registry in San Diego.  Send all application materials to John Cotts, Chair, Ancient History Search, Department of History, Whitman College, 345 Boyer Avenue, Walla Walla, WA  99362.  Deadline: January 15, 2010. No applicant shall be discriminated against on the basis of race, national or ethnic origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, creed, or disability.  Whitman College is a small, selective, liberal arts college dedicated to providing excellent educational opportunities for students. The College provides generous professional development support for both research and teaching. For additional information about Whitman College and the Walla Walla area, see and

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