University of Victoria
Department of Greek and Roman Studies
Assistant Professor in Latin Language and Literature

The Department of Greek and Roman Studies invites applications for a tenure track position in Latin Language and Literature. We are seeking to make the appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor. Applicants should hold the PhD and be demonstrably active in research and publishing. The successful applicant should be able to offer a broad range of courses in Latin literature, to introduce innovative courses related to his/her research areas, and to teach Latin at all levels of the undergraduate and graduate curriculum. In addition, the successful candidate should be willing to supervise MA students concentrating on Latin literature and to participate in other relevant components of our MA program. Applications from candidates who situate their research at the intersection of literature and society will be particularly welcome. The Department is strongly committed to both excellence and equity and, in consideration of the Department’s equity plan, women are especially encouraged to apply. We are also committed to increasing the diversity of approaches and perspectives in teaching and research. A willingness to contribute to the life and growth of the Department is essential. The appointment will commence on July 1, 2008. Please send a letter of application and curriculum vitae to the Chair by November 16, 2007. In addition, three references should be asked to send confidential letters to the Chair by November 16, 2007.

Cedric Littlewood
Chair, Department of Greek and Roman Studies
P.O. Box 3045, STN CSC
University of Victoria
Victoria, BC V8W 3P4

Telephone: (250) 721-8515
Fax: (250) 721-8516
Email: calwood AT


The University of Victoria is an equity employer and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, Aboriginal Peoples, people of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the University.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.