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Willamette University invites applications for a definite full-time, tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Classics and History to teach undergraduate courses in the history of the ancient Mediterranean world, historical methods, and Latin and Greek languages. Applicants should also be interested in designing a course for Willamette's freshman seminar "College Colloquium." Teaching load is three-three, but will be reduced campus-wide to three-two in 2010. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in hand by the time of appointment. Applicants are strongly encouraged to apply electronically by submitting, via attachment, a letter describing their teaching philosophy and experience, their research agenda, official transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to (as .PDF or MS Word files). Official transcripts and all other application materials may also be mailed to: Chair, Classical Studies Search, Willamette University, 900 State Street, Salem, OR 97301. Deadline for applications is December 1, 2007. Interviews will take place at the APA/AIA Convention in Chicago, IL, January 3-6, 2008.

Believing that diversity contributes to academic excellence and to rich and rewarding communities, Willamette University is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty, staff and student body. We seek candidates, particularly those from historically under-represented groups, whose work furthers diversity and who bring to campus varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds.