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The Humanities Program and the Department of Classics at Yale University invite applications for a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor in the field of Humanities and Classics, beginning July 1, 2011. Applicants should have the PhD in hand by that date. Teaching includes two courses per year in Directed Studies, Yale's multi-course program for selected freshmen covering fundamental works and ideas of the Western tradition viewed from the perspective of several disciplines (; and two courses per year in the Classics Department at the undergraduate or graduate level, one of which is to be cross-listed in Humanities. Appointee will help lead the group of faculty jointly responsible for teaching the literature, philosophy, or history and politics sections in Directed Studies. Application (with c.v., 3 letters of reference, writing sample, transcript, and evidence regarding teaching qualifications) should be submitted to . The review of applications will begin December 1, 2010. Inquiries should be addressed to Maria Rosa Menocal at Preliminary interviews will be held at the APA convention in San Antonio. Yale University is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer and values diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. Applications from women and underrepresented minorities are strongly encouraged.