From: Susanna Braund

University of British Columbia
Faculty of Arts
Assistant Professor in Classics for 2011-12

Applications are invited for a 9-month position in Classics at the level of Assistant Professor, without review, in the Department of Classical, Near Eastern and Religious Studies (CNERS) in the Faculty of Arts, University of British Columbia. The successful candidate will be expected to teach five courses over the two terms, including some combination of upper level and introductory Latin and Classical Studies courses. The successful candidate will also be expected to conduct an active program of research and to participate fully in student advising, departmental service, events and initiatives. This position is subject to final budgetary approval.

Ideally candidates will have completed their PhD and will be able to demonstrate excellence in both teaching and research. The appointment will run from August 1st 2011 until April 30th 2012. Informal enquiries may be made to the Acting Head of the Department of CNERS, Professor Susanna Braund, at the email address below. Please visit for information about the department.

Applicants should send a letter of application, a CV, a scholarly writing sample, and the names and e-mail addresses of three referees. Please ask your referees to write separately to the address below, to reach the Department not later than the date specified. We cannot accept e-mail applications, but referees’ signed letters of support can be forwarded as .pdf attachments. Applications and letters of reference should be sent to the Chair of the Search Committee, Professor Susanna Braund, CNERS, Buchanan C227, 1866 Main Mall, Vancouver, BC Canada V6T 1Z1, to reach her not later than March 31, 2011. E-mail:

UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity.  All qualified persons are encouraged to apply. UBC is strongly committed to diversity within its community and welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

We encourage all who are qualified to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. Applicants from this group are encouraged to self-identify.