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Assistant Professor of Classics

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Submit dossiers containing a cover letter, CV, letter of reference, and a writing sample (20 pages maximum) to Applications must be received by November 17 to ensure full consideration. Initial interviews will be conducted at the SCS/AIA meeting in Boston, January 4-7, 2018.

Position Information

Position Information

Faculty Rank Assistant Professor
Posting Number 2017_00491F
Posting Type
Working Title Assistant Professor of Classics
Title Code 55100
Retirement Plan TRS or ORP
Department CLASSICS
Salary Range
Job Summary

The Department of the Classics at the University of Georgia invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor in Classical Archaeology. We are particularly interested in candidates with research interests in the eastern Mediterranean. We seek candidates whose expertise and methodologies are in keeping with the department’s expansive approach to antiquity and its legacy. The teaching load is four courses per academic year. Candidates should be prepared to teach classes in introductory Classical Culture, Archaeology, Latin, and/or Greek, as well as their research specialties. Submit dossiers containing a cover letter, cv, three letters of reference, and a writing sample (20 pages maximum) to Review of applications will begin November 20, 2017, and continue until the position is filled.

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status.

Georgia is well known for its quality of life, in regard to both outdoor and urban activities ( UGA is a land and sea grant institution located in Athens, 70 miles northeast of Atlanta, the state capital (;

Minimum Qualifications

PhD in Classics or a related field (must be received by August 1, 2018)

Evidence of teaching excellence

Ability to teach courses in Classical Culture, Latin, and or Greek

Record of scholarship or evidence of scholarly potential

Preferred Qualifications
Degree Level Doctorate
Posting Date 10/01/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Closing Date
Appointment Status Regular
Location of Vacancy Athens Area

Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Writing Sample
Optional Documents