[1] McMaster: Post-Doctoral Fellowship Opportunity

[2] WLU: Limited Term Appointment

Post-Doctoral Fellowship Opportunity

From: Claude Eilers

The Department of Classics in the Faculty of Humanities, in association with the University Library, at McMaster University invites qualified candidates to apply for a 1 year Post-Doctoral Fellowship as part of the post-doctoral program of the Council on Library and Information Resources (clir.org)

Job Title: Post-Doctoral Fellowship

Posting Date: March 14, 2011

Application Deadline: March 25, 2011

Position Start Date: June 20, 2011

Position End Date: June 19, 2012

Supervisor: Dr. Claude Eilers

Remuneration: $36,000.00

This position is included within the Canadian Union of Public Employees (“CUPE”) Local 3906 Unit 3, representing Post-Doctoral Fellows.

Description of Role:
The successful candidate will be required to teach Latin 1ZZ3 for the summer 2011 term (Jun 20 – Aug 5, 2011), Latin 2A03 in Term 1, 2011 and one course to be determined in the summer of 2012.  In addition, the successful candidate will undertake research in Classics under the supervision of a member of the department and have the opportunity to work in the library’s Sherman Centre for Digital Scholarship, an interdisciplinary research facility with a focus on digital initiatives.

Applicants should be not more than three years beyond their completed PhD.  Those with a defence scheduled no later than May 2011 are welcome to apply. 

Application Procedure:
A CV, 3-page research proposal, and three confidential letters of reference, one of which must be from the thesis supervisor, should be submitted to:

Postdoctoral Fellowship,
Department of Classics,
McMaster University,
Hamilton, On, L8S 4M2

Please contact Dr. Claude Eilers, Chair (eilersc@mcmaster.ca) for more information.
Candidates are encouraged to consult the department’s website: http://www.humanities.mcmaster.ca/~classics/

McMaster University is strongly committed to employment equity within its community, and to recruiting a diverse faculty and staff.  The University encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, members of sexual minorities and persons with disabilities.

Limited Term Appointment

From: Faith McCord

Wilfrid Laurier University – The Department of Archaeology and Classical Studies invites applications for a one-year Limited Term Appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, effective July 1, 2011, subject to budgetary approval.  We are seeking a candidate with a research specialty in Roman Archaeology and/or History.  We are especially interested in candidates who are connected with an archaeological field school in the Mediterranean World.  The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate courses in Latin, and Classical Archaeology and Civilization.  Candidates will have completed a PhD, or be near completion.  Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a brief teaching dossier, and the names and contact information for three professional referees in hard copy.  Recent PhD graduates, or PhD candidates, are requested to send graduate transcripts with their application.  Please address all correspondence to Professor John Triggs, Chair, Department of Archaeology and Classical Studies, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario, N2L 3C5 by April 15, 2011. 

Wilfrid Laurier University is committed to employment equity and values diversity. We welcome applications from qualified women and men, including persons of all genders and sexual orientations, persons with disabilities, Aboriginal persons, and persons of a visible minority.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Members of the designated groups must self-identify to be considered for employment equity. Candidates may self-identify, in confidence, to the Dean of Arts, Dr. Michael Carroll (mcarroll@wlu.ca).   Further information on the equity policy can be found at https://www.wlu.ca/page.php?grp_id=2465&p=10545.