The Department of Humanities at the University of Toronto Scarborough invites applications for a one-year Contractually Limited Term Appointment in Classics at the level of Assistant Professor, beginning July 1, 2007 and ending June 30, 2008. Classics is part of a multi-disciplinary Humanities department in which about 1,000 students a year take courses in Classical Studies.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in Classics completed or near completion. Although no specific research field is specified for this position, the department is particularly interested in candidates who push beyond conventional boundaries in Classical Studies. Evidence of teaching effectiveness, as well as an ability and willingness to teach a diverse group of courses, is required. The successful candidate will teach 5 half courses and will be responsible primarily for providing courses in Greek and Roman History. The candidate should also be prepared to teach more broadly in the areas of ancient civilization and culture in both large lectures and smaller seminars.

Applicants should send a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, and teaching materials to Professor William R. Bowen, Chair, Department of Humanities, University of Toronto Scarborough, 1265 Military Trail, Toronto, ON, M1C 1A4, Canada. Three letters of reference should be sent directly to Professor Bowen. The deadline for applications is May 28, 2007.

UTSC is a research-intensive institution with an interdisciplinary commitment and a multicultural student body speaking a wide range of languages.

The University is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.