From: Ian Storey


KILPATRICK, Ross Stuart - October 3, 1934–February 24, 2012 - Professor Emeritus, Queen's University, Department of Classics (42 years) BA, MA (Toronto), PhD (Yale). Peacefully, due to complications of viral cardiomyopathy, at the Kingston General Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. Ross Kilpatrick, beloved husband and best friend of Suzanne Jane (nee Mitchell), for 51 years. Dear father of Dr. Katherine Kilpatrick (Rick) of Kingston, Rosemary Kilpatrick (Bruce) and Andrea Kilpatrick (Dayna), all of Toronto. Ross is survived by his sister Donna Black and predeceased by his brother John. Ross's life was dedicated to his family, his teaching and his faith, and he was active in all of these until his last few days. The family would like to express their gratitude to the many kind and caring staff at KGH, particularly in the Emergency Department, Cardiology and Neurology, who touched Ross's life in his final days. Resting at the JAMES REID FUNERAL HOME (1900 John Counter Boulevard) on Tuesday from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Funeral Wednesday, February 29, 2012 to the Cathedral Church of St. George (corner of King and Johnson Streets) for service at 2:00 pm, The Very Reverend Mary Irwin-Gibson officiating. Interment Cataraqui Cemetery. In lieu of flowers and as expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to St George's Cathedral Trust, or to the charity of your choice, in Professor Kilpatrick's memory. “EXEGI MONUMENTUM AERE PERENNIUS” “I HAVE MADE A MONUMENT MORE LASTING THAN BRONZE” (Horace).

[This obituary appeared in the Kingston Whig-Standard.]

From: Alison Keith

University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, South Africa
Department of Classical and Near Eastern Studies
Senior Lecturer in Greek (Ref.:  HU1202-004)

[Editor's note: the position is also posted here; the main page of the University of the Free State will be found by following this link. A note at the top of the announcement indicates that the salary ranges between R276,486 and R343,050 (that's about $36,300–$45,000); the total remuneration package ranges between R389,480.39 and R473,297.87.]

Duties and responsibilities:
• Research in Greek and the publication of research findings.
• Teaching and learning under- and postgraduate students in Classical and Hellenistic Greek.
• Involve in promoting the Classics in the community.
• Responsible for administrative tasks.

Inherent requirements:
• PhD degree in Greek.
• Proven record of international publication.
• Proven experience in lecturing in Classical and/or Hellenistic Greek.
• Proven ability to successfully supervise under- and postgraduate students.
• Ability to function as a team member within a research team.

• Knowledge of Latin, classical mythology and ancient civilizations.
• Knowledge and experience in Bible translation and/or the Septuagint.
• Academic language competency in Afrikaans and English.

Assumption of duties: 01 June 2012 or as soon as possible thereafter.
Closing date: 23 March 2012.
Salary: The salary scale is available on request. For any further enquiries, please feel free to contact 051 401 9329/2804.
Fringe benefits (subject to specific conditions): pension scheme, medical aid scheme, group life insurance, housing allowance, leave and sick leave, service bonus and study benefits.
General: The University reserves the right not to fill the post. The University subscribes to and applies the principles prescribed by the Employment Equity Act. Preference will be given to candidates from the designated groups, in accordance with the principles of the aforementioned Act and the employee profile of the specific department/division.

Please send your application to the Human Resources Department, University of the Free State, George du Toit Building, Room 265, P.O. Box 339, Bloemfontein, 9300. Please note that applications may not be sent via fax or e-mail. All applications must be accompanied by the following:

• A detailed curriculum vitae
• An abridged curriculum vitae (maximum two pages)
• Full details of three referees
• Certified copies of qualifications
• Certified copy of identity document (ID)

Please indicate the reference number and the post you are applying for on your application. Applications with no reference number will not be considered. Should you not be contacted within six weeks of the closing date of applications, you may accept that your application was unsuccessful.