[Please note that this is a revised version of an ad that appeared in the last issue.]
Roman History and Culture
Department of Classics
The Department of Classics invites applications for a definite tenure-track appointment. The department is particularly interested in a specialist in Roman history and culture. We seek candidates who demonstrate enthusiasm for teaching Greek and Latin, as well as a wide range of courses in translation. The successful applicant will be expected to contribute to both undergraduate and graduate programs in a rejuvenated department. Applicants must provide evidence of teaching and research. Ph.D. in hand or near completion preferred. Letters of application should be sent to the Head of the department, accompanied by a current curriculum vitae, a teaching dossier, a sample of academic writing, the names and addresses of three persons who can supply a letter of reference, and such additional materials as may be specified. Applications should reach the Head no later than November 10, 2006
. For information about the Department of Classics, please visit our website at http://www.arts.mun.ca/classics/
. Applications should be directed to: Dr. T.J Allen, Head, Department of Classics, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, NL, Canada, A1C 5S7; Phone: (709) 737-8593; Fax: (709) 737-2135; email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The position will normally commence July 1, 2007, subject to budgetary approval, and will be made at the rank of Assistant Professor. All positions normally require a completed doctoral degree in the appropriate discipline. A completed earned doctorate is required for the appointee to receive the rank of Assistant Professor and to be in a tenure-track position. (If a successful candidate has not completed an earned doctorate, he/she shall be appointed to a regular term, non-renewable three-year appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor. If the candidate completes all the requirements for the doctorate during the first 24 months of the term appointment, he/she shall begin a tenure-track appointment following completion of the requirements of the degree).
Memorial University is the largest university in Atlantic Canada. As the province's only university, Memorial plays an integral role in the education and cultural life of Newfoundland and Labrador. Offering diverse undergraduate and graduate programs to nearly 18,000 students, Memorial provides a distinctive and stimulating environment for learning in St. John's, a safe, friendly city with great historic charm, a vibrant cultural life, and easy access to a wide range of outdoor activities. With over 170 regular faculty members in 14 academic departments and a wide variety of interdisciplinary major, minor and diploma programs, the Faculty of Arts offers breadth, depth and diversity. Counting over 3,500 registered students with declared majors or minors, and with strong graduate programs, the Faculty is committed to providing solid teaching and research support to new appointees. The Faculty of Arts houses, among other units, the Institute of Social and Economic Research (ISER), ISER Books and the CFI-funded Digital Research Centre for Qualitative Fieldwork. It is also home to outstanding archival collections, including the Maritime History Archive, the Folklore and Language Archive and the Native Language Archive. Memorial's Queen Elizabeth II Library has excellent holdings with the most extensive collection of journals in the region. Please see http://www.mun.ca/arts/
Memorial University is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from qualified women and men, visible minorities, aboriginal people and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.