Position Available / Poste ŕ combler

From: Aara Suksi

Department of Classical Studies, The University of Western Ontario: tenure-track position

Applications are invited for a probationary (tenure-track) position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin July 1, 2012. Preference will be given to candidates with a demonstrated research interest in either Ancient Greek Epic or Ancient Greek Social History. The successful applicant will participate in a department offering a full range of courses and programs in classical civilization and languages. Competitive applicants will demonstrate a strong commitment to research, teaching, and service, as well as a solid background in Greek and Latin philology. Applicants should have the Ph.D. or be in the final stages of its completion.  The closing date for applications is November 1, 2011.  A curriculum vitae, letters from three referees (or a dossier from a university placement office), university transcripts, evidence of achievement in teaching and a sample of scholarly writing should be sent to Professor Aara Suksi, Chair, Department of Classical Studies, The University of Western Ontario, Lawson Hall room 3205, London, Ontario, N6A 5B8. Positions are subject to budgetary approval.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and Permanent Residents will be given priority.  Applicants should have fluent written and oral communication skills in English.  The University of Western Ontario is committed to employment equity and welcomes applications from all qualified women and men, including visible minorities, aboriginal people, and persons with disabilities.