Canadian Classical Bulletin/Bulletin Canadien des Etudes Anciennes

13.3.3      2006 12 07      ISSN 1198-9149


Editors/Rédacteurs: J. W. Geyssen (University of New Brunswick):

Michael P. Fronda (McGill University):

Renaud Gagné (McGill University):





Published by e-mail by the Classical Association of Canada/

Publié par courrier électronique par la société canadienne des études classiques



President: James Murray (University of New Brunswick, Fredericton)

Secretary/ Secrétaire: Patrick Baker (Université Laval)

Treasurer/ Trésorier: Annabel Robinson (University of Regina)



[1] Positions Available


[1] Positions Available

From: Liz Klaassen

The College of the Humanities at Carleton University in Ottawa, Ontario, invites applications for a one-year limited term appointment in Classics, at the rank of instructor or assistant professor, to begin July 1, 2007. The B.A. in Classics is housed in the College of the Humanities (see or We seek an outstanding scholar with a PhD and a record of demonstrated excellence in both teaching and research. The successful applicant will be committed to undergraduate teaching including introductory survey courses. Applicants should be able to teach one and preferably both the Greek and Latin languages and to offer literature courses in translation. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. However, the applications of Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Carleton University is committed to equality of employment for women, Aboriginal peoples, visible minorities and persons with disabilities. Persons from these groups are encouraged to apply. A letter of application (with CV, samples of recent research, and evidence of excellence in teaching) should be sent to Professor Farhang Rajaee, Director, College of the Humanities, Carleton University, 1125 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1S 5B6. In addition, candidates should arrange for at least three letters of reference to be sent under separate cover. Consideration of candidates will commence on February 15, 2007 and continue until the position is filled.

From: Geraldine Thomas geraldine.thomas@SMU.CA

The Department of Modern Languages and Classics at Saint Mary’s University invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in Classics in Roman Studies at the assistant professor level. Preference will be given to candidates with research interests and teaching experience in Roman History and Roman Archaeology. The successful candidate will participate in a programme with a wide range of courses in civilization and ancient languages, including Latin and Greek, Ancient History, Classical Myth and Literature, Women in Antiquity and the History of Ancient Art.

Saint Mary’s University is uniquely committed to internationalizing its curriculum to prepare students to live and work in a global community. The Department of Modern Languages and Classics is a multidisciplinary unit of which the classical Mediterranean heritage is an integral part. In addition, Classics has close ties to the Departments of History, Anthropology and Religious Studies, facilitating individual faculty members to join research projects and share teaching duties with colleagues in those departments.

The appointment will commence on July 1, 2007. Applicants must have a Ph.D. or show proof of its near completion, and demonstrate promise in teaching, research and scholarly publication. Applicants should forward a letter of application, an up-to-date curriculum vitae, a one page statement of approach to teaching Classics, a sample of scholarly writing and the names of at least three professional referees to the Chair of the Selection Committee for Classics, Department of Modern Languages and Classics, Room 409A, McNally Building, Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 3C3.

The closing date for applications is February 2,2007. Although candidates of all nationalities may apply, Canadian immigration requires that priority consideration be given to qualified Canadian citizens and permanent residents. This position is subject to budgetary and programme considerations. Saint Mary’s University is committed to the principles of employment equity. Visit the Saint Mary’s website at


From: Michael Parker

Sir Wilfred Grenfell College, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Corner Brook, NL
Tenure Stream Positions at the rank of Assistant Professor commencing August 1, 2007.

Classics: Applicants must have the ability to teach across a broad range of Classics courses at all levels of the undergraduate program in Humanities, ranging from introductory surveys to fourth-year, special topics, offerings (specializations open). Applicants must demonstrate commitment to teaching and research. Preference will be afforded those with a strong teaching record. The successful candidate will be required, in the first instance, to teach survey courses in Greek and Roman History, as well as in Greek and Roman Civilization. In addition, he or she will be expected to be versatile and, over time, develop a variety of offerings in areas such as classical languages, literature, art and architecture, religion, mythology, philosophy, women's studies, or some combination of these. VPA GRAR 2006-001

We encourage potential candidates to visit the website for Classics at Grenfell College to see the list of courses currently being taught:

We seek candidates who are or who show promise to be exceptional teachers and scholars and who will become engaged in our community.

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 or 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 his or her term appointment, he or she shall begin a tenure-track appointment following completion of the requirements of the degree.

All positions are subject to budgetary approval.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Memorial University is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from qualified women and men, visible minorities, aboriginal people and persons with disabilities.

Deadline for receipt of applications is February 15, 2007.

A letter of application along with a curriculum vitae, teaching dossier, and the names of three references should be sent to:

The Vice-Principal
Sir Wilfred Grenfell College
Memorial University of Newfoundland
Corner Brook, NL
A2H 6P9

Phone: (709) 637-6231, Fax: (709) 637-6218; Email

Sir Wilfred Grenfell College is a small (1300 student) liberal arts and science institution and the Corner Brook campus of Memorial University of Newfoundland. At Sir Wilfred Grenfell College, our emphasis is on a small-class environment and teaching excellence in distinctive multi- and interdisciplinary programs with four-year Bachelor's degrees in Arts, Fine Arts, Science, and Nursing. We are currently working to increase enrolments, build new degree programs, acquire new infrastructure and enhance our research profile and activities.

Corner Brook (population 22,000) is a safe and friendly city with excellent recreation and cultural facilities, situated in an area of great natural beauty. The city is some 80 kilometers from Gros Morne National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and 10 kilometers from Marble Mountain, one of Eastern Canada's premier downhill ski resorts.

We encourage potential applicants to visit the Grenfell College website:


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