Position Available

From: Shari Degenstien


The Department of Classics at The University of Winnipeg invites applications from qualified women and men for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor. This appointment is effective July 1, 2012 and is subject to budgetary approval. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Preference will be given to candidates who can demonstrate an ability to teach broadly at the undergraduate level and have a particular interest in one of the following areas:

1. Staging and Filming Greek and Roman Drama; teaching responsibilities may include courses on Drama (its content, societal relevance and staging), Reception Studies and the Ancient World in Film and Television.

2. The Sustainable City and the Ancient Mediterranean World; teaching responsibilities may include courses on Town Planning Ancient and Modern, The Environment in the Classical World and on aspects of Greek and Roman Society.

There is a strong tradition of engagement with the community by the Department’s members, and it is expected that the successful applicant will be similarly involved. Experience in the use of digital media in research and pedagogy is an asset. Qualifications include a completed or nearly completed Ph.D. in Classics and a demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching, research and scholarship.

The University of Winnipeg is committed to employment equity, welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal persons and persons with disabilities. In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, this advertisement is initially directed to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

Interested applicants should send their curriculum vitae, along with three letters of reference, to:

            Dr. Jane Cahill
            Chair, Department of Classics
            The University of Winnipeg
            515 Portage Avenue
            Winnipeg, MB
            R3B 2E9

The deadline for applications is December 15th, 2011.