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Constanze Güthenke
Professor of Greek Literature, Faculty of Classics, University of Oxford
E.P. Warren Praelector, Corpus Christi College, Oxford OX1 4JF, UK


Corpus Christi College, Oxford is advertising a Fixed-Term Stipendiary Lectureship in Ancient Greek History, from 1 January 2020 to 31 September 2020. 

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Corpus Christi College proposes to appoint a fixed-term Stipendiary Lecturer in Ancient Greek History for the period 1 January 2020 – 31 September 2020. The Lecturer will be required to teach for the undergraduate degrees in Lit Hum, CAAH and Ancient & Modern History for up to 8 hours weekly and should be able to provide tuition to students in all years. The Lecturer will be expected to share responsibility for the administration of the above Schools and provide pastoral care to students reading these subjects.

The Lecturer will receive a pensionable salary of £18,341, full High Table rights for the period of the appointment, a research allowance and an entertainment allowance.  He/she will be entitled to the use of a teaching room/office space in College but not to accommodation.

Further particulars can be downloaded here. Applications should be submitted, by email (in pdf format), to Cette adresse e-mail est protégée contre les robots spammeurs. Vous devez activer le JavaScript pour la visualiser. and should include a letter of application, a description of your teaching experience plus a list of the papers you could teach, two items of written work, published or unpublished, and a curriculum vitae. Applications should be received not later than Thursday 24 October. Referees should be asked to write directly, by email, to: Cette adresse e-mail est protégée contre les robots spammeurs. Vous devez activer le JavaScript pour la visualiser.; their references to be received by not later than 24 October. Interviews will be held in Oxford on 4 November.

The College is an equal opportunity employer.

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Lund University hereby invites applications for the position of Professor of Classical Archaeology and Ancient History based until further notice at the Department of Archaeology and Ancient History. 

The Department of Archaeology and Ancient History at Lund University is one of the oldest and largest archaeology departments in Sweden, and one of the top 100 in the world according to the QS World University Ranking. We provide a lively environment for research and teaching and have done so since 1805.

Classical Archaeology and Ancient History is a period study from various points of view. The subject focuses on the ancient Mediterranean cultures, with an emphasis on the Greek and Roman cultures in the historical and prehistoric period, as well as the links between these and neighbouring cultures. The subject is multidisciplinary in nature and offers many different subject-related and theoretical entry points. One fundamental aspect is that it involves the study of both material culture and texts. The professorship at the department in Lund currently advertised therefore has no particular specialisation. The applicants are to have broad expertise outside their own specialised field of research.

The position of professor includes research in the subject, teaching and supervision of doctoral students as well as teaching within first and second cycle studies. In addition to cooperation with the other subjects at the department in Lund and with the subject Classical Archaeology and Ancient History in the rest of Sweden, the professor is expected to cooperate with the classical languages and with the Swedish research institutes in Rome, Athens and Istanbul.

Ability to teach in Swedish and English is a requirement. The appointee is expected to be able to teach in Swedish within two years.

Qualifications: A person who has demonstrated both research and teaching expertise shall be qualified for employment as a professor. The assessment criteria for appointment as a professor shall be the degree of the expertise required as a qualification for employment.

Those qualified for appointment as a professor are required to have completed at least five weeks of training in higher education teaching and learning, or have acquired the equivalent knowledge.

For the appointment of a professor the following constitute the assessment criteria:

  • Very good research, teaching, administrative and other expertise that is of significance when considering the subject content and duties of the post as well as other abilities considered important in order to perform the duties well.
  • A very high level of research qualifications including very good national and international standing as a researcher.
  • A very high level of teaching skill, including a very good ability to conduct, develop and lead educational activities on different levels and using a variety of teaching methods.
  • A good ability to supervise doctoral students to achieve a PhD.
  • A good ability to engage with wider society and communicate his or her activities.
  • A good general ability to lead and develop activities.

The following are additional qualifications:

  • Documented ability to initiate, lead and carry out major research projects
  • Documented ability to obtain external research funding in competition
  • Documented well-established international networks
  • Documented experience of and expertise in academic leadership
  • Documented experience of working with both material culture and texts
  • Documented broad expertise outside the candidate’s own specialised field of research

As much attention shall be given to the assessment of teaching expertise as to the assessment of research expertise.

First day of employment: 1st of January 2021 or by agreement.

Information about the post: head of department Martin Hansson, (tel +46 46 2227939, Cette adresse e-mail est protégée contre les robots spammeurs. Vous devez activer le JavaScript pour la visualiser.) or director of studies Fredrik Ekengren (+46 46 2227936, Cette adresse e-mail est protégée contre les robots spammeurs. Vous devez activer le JavaScript pour la visualiser.).

Information about terms of employment and salary: head of HR Lena Kandefelt (+46 46 222 7224; Cette adresse e-mail est protégée contre les robots spammeurs. Vous devez activer le JavaScript pour la visualiser.).

Lund University welcomes applicants with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We regard gender equality and diversity as a strength and an asset. 

To apply, please follow this link. Deadline is December 1, 2019. 


The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Department of Classical Studies and Kelsey Museum of Archaeology have been authorized to make an appointment in Classical Studies and the Kelsey Museum at the entry level (tenure-track Assistant Professor and Assistant Curator in the Kelsey Museum) beginning September 1, 2020.

We seek a scholar who brings contemporary historical and/or archaeological perspectives to the study of ancient materials, and who is committed to museum research, exhibition, and education with expertise in one of the following areas: numismatics and economic history; Hellenistic Near Eastern material culture and archaeology; ethics and cultural heritage relating to the archaeology of the ancient Classical world. Applications from candidates with experience in, and enthusiasm for, digital humanities will be particularly welcome.

Promise of excellence in teaching and research and museum curation will be the principal selection criteria. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the Department of Classical Studies in its curricular and scholarly activities; teach two courses per year ranging from lower division undergraduate courses to specialized graduate seminars in Classical Studies, the Interdepartmental Program in Classical Art and Archaeology (IPCAA), and the Interdepartmental Program in Greek and Roman History (IPGRH); and eventually to advise undergraduates and supervise graduate students in the relevant fields. At the Kelsey Museum, the successful candidate will have the regular responsibilities of a curator, including participation in the exhibition program, stewardship (including publication) of the collections, and involvement in Museum-sponsored field projects and research. As a public institution, the University of Michigan seeks candidates committed to working with diverse student and community populations; therefore, applicants are encouraged to describe in their letter of application or in a separate diversity statement how they intend their scholarship, teaching, and service to contribute to diverse communities.

Qualifications: A Ph.D. in a relevant discipline prior to July 2020. This is a university-year appointment with an expected start date of September 1, 2020. Applications: Candidates should submit a digital application dossier via email attachments to Cette adresse e-mail est protégée contre les robots spammeurs. Vous devez activer le JavaScript pour la visualiser.. Any questions may be addressed to Anna Moyer, Executive Secretary, Department of Classical Studies, at this address.

Please include the following components:

1. Cover letter addressed to the Chair, Classical Studies and Kelsey Museum Searc Committee, 2. Curriculum vitae, 3. Article or chapter-length writing sample, 4. Statement of current and future research plans, 5. Statement of teaching philosophy and experience, 6. Evidence of teaching excellence (i.e., student evaluations of teaching, course syllabi, teaching awards, etc.), 7. Diversity statement (recommended, in cover letter or as a separate statement), 8. Names of 3 referees who should send letters separately.

The deadline for submission is November 10, 2019. Interviews will be conducted by video conference and then on campus until the position is filled. The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and is supportive of the needs of dual career couples. Women and minority candidates and scholars demonstrably committed to working with diverse student populations are encouraged to apply.

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF CLASSICS: Emory University, Atlanta, GA - 2 positions

Area of specialty: Generalist: Greek and Roman language, literature and culture

The Department of Classics at Emory University in Atlanta, GA invites applications for two tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning in August 2020. Qualified candidates should have completed the PhD by the time of appointment. We seek dynamic and innovative scholar/teachers with wide ranging interests in the ancient world and a strong research trajectory. We especially welcome candidates who bring interdisciplinary perspectives, able to complement existing strengths within the department and engage with students who seek to combine the humanistic with the pre-professional in their undergraduate experience. These perspectives may include but are not limited to ancient science and medicine, law, digital humanities and data science, classical reception, and material culture.

The successful candidate will bring a demonstrated commitment to teaching and mentoring a student population diverse with respect to race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, gender and religion. Teaching responsibilities include Greek and/or Latin at all levels as well as courses in classical literature and culture in translation. These courses range in size from 15 to 115 students, and in format from freshman seminars to large lectures. Course load is 2-2. The candidate will also contribute to the department tradition of fostering and mentoring undergraduate research in year-long honors theses and other forms of engagement with the discipline. We welcome applicants whose experience in community service, academic research, teaching or outreach will help them contribute to the university’s commitment to diversity in scholarship and mentoring. 

Applicants should submit the following materials via Interfolio:

-             a letter of application

-             CV

-             research statement

-             three confidential letters of recommendation

-             a writing sample of approximately 20-30 pages

-             a 2-4 page teaching statement detailing experience and vision regarding the teaching and mentoring of students of diverse backgrounds 

Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2019. Applications received up to 30 days after review begins will be given full consideration. Interviews will be conducted via Skype/Zoom.

Questions about the positions may be directed to Sandy Blakely, Chair, Department of Classics Cette adresse e-mail est protégée contre les robots spammeurs. Vous devez activer le JavaScript pour la visualiser.. For technical questions, please contact Interfolio directly at 1-877-997-8807 or Cette adresse e-mail est protégée contre les robots spammeurs. Vous devez activer le JavaScript pour la visualiser.. Emory University is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer.  Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

Position in Classics at Haverford College

Haverford College (Haverford, PA) invites applications for a tenure-track position in the Department of Classics at the rank of Assistant Professor. The position will start in Fall 2020 and qualified candidates should have completed the PhD at the time of the appointment. The field of scholarly expertise is open but the successful candidate is expected to establish a vigorous research agenda in their area of scholarship and contribute to Haverford’s Classics curriculum, which is taught in collaboration with colleagues at Bryn Mawr College. The candidate will be expected to offer courses in Greek and/or Latin at all levels and courses in classical literature, history, and culture in translation. Applicants are encouraged to indicate their ability to expand Haverford’s Classics curriculum by (for example) offering courses in other historical languages or contributing to one or more of our interdisciplinary minors or concentrations ( The candidate should also be able to offer courses that can be cross-listed with the Haverford-Bryn Mawr program in Comparative Literature (

Applicants should submit the following materials via Interfolio ( a cover letter, CV, three confidential letters of recommendation, a writing sample of approximately 20–40 pages, and a 2–4 page teaching statement that highlights strategies for effective engagement with students from diverse backgrounds, use of varied pedagogies, and other experiences as a teacher and mentor. All application materials must be submitted by 11:59 pm EDT on October 13, 2019.

Preliminary interviews will be conducted at the Society for Classical Studies Annual Meeting in Washington, DC, January 9–12, 2020, or by video conference.

Questions about the position may be directed to Bret Mulligan, Chair, Department of Classics (Cette adresse e-mail est protégée contre les robots spammeurs. Vous devez activer le JavaScript pour la visualiser.). Questions about the application process should be directed to Cette adresse e-mail est protégée contre les robots spammeurs. Vous devez activer le JavaScript pour la visualiser.. For technical questions, please contact Interfolio directly at 1-877-997-8807 or Cette adresse e-mail est protégée contre les robots spammeurs. Vous devez activer le JavaScript pour la visualiser..

Haverford College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, disability or veteran status. Haverford has a longstanding commitment to diversity rooted in values of inclusion and social justice, a commitment reflected in the curriculum, classrooms, and communal composition of the College. Haverford welcomes applications from candidates who share these values and who will foster their contribution to the College’s mission.


Matthew C. Farmer, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Classics
Haverford College

Appel à candidatures pour un contrat post-doctoral (3 ans au maximum) dans le cadre du projet de recherche, mené à l'Université de Fribourg, sur la compétition religieuse de l’Antiquité tardive entre païens, juifs et chrétiens. La date limite d'envoi des dossiers est fixée au 15 octobre prochain.

Pour de plus amples informations, voir l'appel à candidatures ici.

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