Applications and nominations are invited for the full-time position of
Professor and Executive Officer of the Department of the Classics at
the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The Executive Officer
administers a department with twelve faculty and established
undergraduate and graduate programs.

Candidates should have qualifications appropriate to appointment with
tenure, including national and international reputation for
outstanding scholarly productivity in research, and demonstrated
excellence in graduate and undergraduate teaching. PhD required.
Candidates also should demonstrate high level of leadership and
administrative abilities.

We seek a candidate with a broad and inclusive vision of the Classics
and the classical tradition and their connections to other cultures.
The successful candidate will be able to work creatively with other
units to create joint opportunities for study and learning.

Salary is commensurate with experience. The position is expected to
begin August 16, 2008. Full consideration will be given to
applications and nominations received by October 15, 2007. Candidates
should supply a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, and
the names and addresses of at least three referees.

Professor Gary Porton, Classics Search Committee Chair
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (ATTN: P. Hays)
294 Lincoln Hall MC-448
702 South Wright Street
Urbana, IL 61801
telephone: 217/333-1350

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