Canadian Classical Bulletin/Bulletin canadien des études anciennes    (ISSN 1198-9149)
Volume 9.10 (2003 07 10)
Editors/Redacteurs: J. W. Geyssen & J. S. Murray   (University of New Brunswick)    <

Published by the Classical Association of Canada/ Publié par la société canadienne des études classiques

President: Catherine Rubincam (University of Toronto at Mississauga)  <>
Secretary/Secretaire: Patrick Baker (Université Laval) <>
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  Contents of CCB/BCEA 9.10 (2003 07 10)                        Return to CCB Archive   /   BCÉA Archives
        1. Position Available
                    (Acadia, McMaster, Toronto)
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From: Pat MacNutt <>
Tenure Track Position in Classics
Acadia University
Wolfville, Nova Scotia
Department of History & Classics
The Department of History & Classics invites applications for a tenure track position in Classics (position # 10201) at the Assistant Professor level effective 1 July 2004.  Candidates should have a completed Ph.D. by the appointment date, an established research programme that has led to publications, and a record of innovative and successful teaching. They should be qualified to teach a variety of classical civilization courses including art, architecture, myth, and history, and also to teach Greek and Latin in accordance with the needs of the Department’s Classics programme.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae and  arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to:  Dr. Barry Moody, Head, Department of History & Classics, Acadia University, Wolfville, NS B4P 2R6.  Fax:  902-585-1070.  <barry.moody@acadiau.caClosing date for applications is 31 October 2003.

Acadia has recently adopted the Acadia Advantage initiative, which incorporates computer technology into the learning process. Faculty members are expected to explore the use of information technology in teaching and exploit its application when they find it enhances the learning environment. The University is committed to supporting these endeavours.

In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, this advertisement is directed in the first instance to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. Acadia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

While budgetary approval has been granted for this position, Acadia University reserves the right not to fill this position or to fill
positions at a level different from the advertised level or term.


From Carmen Camilleri <>
Tenure-track Position in Ancient Greek History
Department of Classics
McMaster University
The Department of Classics at McMaster University invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in Ancient Greek History  at the Assistant or Associate Professor level to commence July 1, 2004. Minimum annual salary at the Assistant Professor rank will be $49,861 as of July 1, 2004.

McMaster University is a research intensive university and the Department of Classics has undergraduate degree programmes in Greek, Latin, and classical culture, as well as programmes leading to the M.A. and Ph.D. degrees.

The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in Classics or Ancient History, with specialization in Ancient Greek History and demonstrated excellence in teaching and research, with a clearly defined research programme  which will result in publication.  The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in ancient history (including Greek historical writers in the original) and classical culture and to contribute to all aspects of the Department's graduate programme.  The ability to teach courses in Greek and Latin is essential.  The ability to teach an undergraduate course in non-Graeco-Roman civilizations will be considered an advantage.

Applicants should send a letter of application, together with a curriculum vitae and a sample of their writing, to Dr. Howard Jones, Chair, Department of Classics, McMaster University, 1280 Main West, Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4M2, Canada (Fax: 905 577-6930).  Applications must be received by November 30, 2003, and applicants should arrange for three letters of reference to reach the Department by the same date.

The Department expects to be conducting interviews at the January 2004, meeting of the American Philological Association in San Francisco.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and Permanent Residents will be given priority.  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.

From: Chair of Classics <>
Tenure-stream Position in Roman History
The Department of Classics at the University of Toronto is soliciting applications for a tenure-stream position in Roman history at the rank of assistant professor. The successful applicant will have demonstrated excellence in research and teaching and be expected to contribute to a growing and research-intensive doctoral programme and to a thriving undergraduate programme in Greek, Latin, and Classical Civilization; an ability to teach Latin prose authors at all levels is required. The department is particularly interested in candidates who combine a thorough training in Classics with an interest in other humanities disciplines.

The appointment will begin 1 July 2004; an appropriate doctoral degree must have been earned by that date. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applications should include: a curriculum vitae, a sample of academic writing, evidence of excellence in teaching, and a short description of the applicant's current research plans. Applicants should also arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent to: Roman History Search Committee, Dept. of Classics, University of Toronto 97 St. George Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5S 2E8.  To ensure full consideration, the application should be received by November 1, 2003.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community. The University especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Any enquiries about the application should be sent to <>.

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