Tenure-track Assistant Professor of Classics

University of Hawaii at Mānoa

Deadline: November 26, 2012

Languages and Literatures of Europe and the Americas

Position beginning August 1, 2013 (position #82115).

Duties:  Teach undergraduate courses in Greek and Latin language and literature (5 courses per year); teach Classics courses in English translation (e.g., Introduction to Greek literature, Introduction to Roman literature, Greek and Roman Mythology).  Engage in research and publication related to Classics, serve on department/university committees, help develop an interdisciplinary Classical Studies program, and participate in other professional activities, as appropriate.

Minimum Qualifications:  Ph.D. in Classics or a closely related field; must be in hand by August 1,2013. Excellent knowledge of Greek, Latin and English, and outstanding communication skills required. Evidence of excellence in teaching at the college/university level, and evidence of an active research agenda.

Desirable Qualifications:  Any suitable combination of the following: Ability to work with other university departments to promote teaching and research in Classics and inter- and intra-university initiatives in Classics. Ability to teach courses in a field related to Classics (e.g., Greek and Roman art, Greek, Roman or Egyptian archaeology, Egyptian hieroglyphics, biblical Greek, biblical Hebrew, Near Eastern Studies).

Salary:  Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application:   Submit all materials electronically in PDF to Dr. Paul Chandler at classics@hawaii.edu.  Include letter of application (describe how you meet the qualifications); current curriculum vitae; three recent letters of recommendation; writing sample (20-30 pages). Review of applications will begin Nov. 26, 2012 and continue until the position is filled.

Inquiries: Paul Chandler (808-956-8828); cpaul@hawaii.edu

The University of Hawaii is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. 

Contact:
Paul Chandler
classics@hawaii.edu
808 9568828