Canadian Classical Bulletin/Bulletin canadien des études anciennes    (ISSN 1198-9149)
Volume 11.7.1 (2005 03 23)
Editors/Redacteurs: J. W. Geyssen (University of New Brunswick) & J. R. Porter (University of Saskatchewan)     <

Published by the Classical Association of Canada/ Publié par la société canadienne des études classiques

President: Martin Cropp (University of Calgary) <>
Secretary/Secretaire: Patrick Baker (Université Laval) <>
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  Contents of CCB/BCEA 11.7.1 (2005 03 23)                                           Return to CCB Archive   /   BCÉA Archives
        1. Positions Available
                     (Mount Allison), (University College, Oxford)
        2. Scholarships
                     (Desmond Conacher Scholarship)

Positions Available

From: Bruce Robertson
Mount Allison University
Nine-month Sessional Appointment

The Department of Classics at Mount Allison University invites applications for a nine-month sessional appointment (sabbatical replacement), subject to budgetary approval. The appointment will commence on August 1, 2005 and will be made at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor. Applicants should hold a PhD in a relevant discipline (or be near completion) and have a demonstrated commitment to undergraduate teaching. Duties will include teaching courses in Roman history and Women in antiquity, as well as language instruction in Greek and/or Latin. Applications should include a curriculum vitae, teaching dossier, and three letters of reference, and should be should be sent to:

Dr. Bruce Robertson
Acting Head and Chair of the Search Committee
Department of Classics
Mount Allison University
63 D York Street,
Sackville, New Brunswick, E4L 1G9
Fax: 506-364-2645
Email: <>

The closing date for receipt of applications is April 15, 2005 or until the position is filled. Mount Allison University has an employment equity programme and encourages applications from all qualified women and men, including aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Canadian and permanent residents should indicate their citizenship status in their application.


From: Bill Allan
University College, Oxford
Cawkwell Fellowship in Ancient History

University College, Oxford
in association with the
Faculty of Classics and The Queen's College, University of Oxford

Cawkwell Fellowship in Ancient History, in association with a University Lecturership (CUF) in Ancient History and a Stipendiary Lecturership at The Queen's College.

University College proposes to elect a Tutorial Fellow in Ancient Greek History (to be known as the Cawkwell Fellow in Ancient History) from 1 October 2005 or as soon as possible thereafter. The post will be held in association with a stipendiary lecturership at the Queen's College and a University Lecturership (CUF) in the Faculty of Classics. The successful candidate will have an established research record within any area of Ancient History (Greek), and a high ability in, and strong commitment to, undergraduate and graduate teaching.

The total university and college stipend is on an age-related scale up to £45,707, plus generous college allowances. The appointment will be pensionable under the USS scheme.

Full details of the combined college and university posts, and of the application and selection procedures, which prospective applicants are asked to consult, may be downloaded from University College's website ( Alternatively copies of the further particulars can be requested from the College Secretary, Mrs Jane Vicat (email: <>).

The closing date for the receipt of applications is Wednesday 13 April 2005. Applications should be sent to Dr. A. M. Knowland, Senior Tutor, University College, Oxford OX1 4BH (email: <>). Applicants should arrange for references from three academic referees to reach Dr Knowland by the same date.

The University of Oxford and University College are equal opportunities employers.

From: James S. Murray

Desmond Conacher Scholarship

The Committee overseeing the Desmond Conacher Scholarship wishes to remind prospective graduate students that the deadline for receipt of applications is March 31, 2005. It would be helpful if faculty members who receive this notice would pass this information along to students who might be eligible to apply.

Information concerning eligibility for the Desmond Conacher Scholarship, along with an application form, can be found on the webpage of the Classical Association of Canada:

English Version: <>
Version Français: <>

James S. Murray, Chair of the Committee

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