The Department of Classics at McMaster University invites applications for a definite tenure-track appointment in the area of Greek Art and Archaeology at the Assistant Professor level to commence July 1, 2008.

McMaster University is a research intensive university and the Department of Classics has undergraduate degree programs in Greek, Latin, and classical culture, as well as programs leading to the M.A. and Ph.D. degrees.

The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in Classics or the equivalent, with specialization in Greek art and archaeology (Archaic, Classical, or Hellenistic periods), and demonstrated excellence in teaching and research, with a clearly defined program of research which will result in publication. The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Greek art and archaeology as well as Greek language and to contribute to all aspects of the Department’s graduate program.

Applicants should send a letter of application, together with a curriculum vitae and a sample of their writing (in hard copy), to:

Dr. Michele George, Chair,
Department of Classics,
McMaster University,
1280 Main West,
Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4M2, Canada
e-mail: georgem AT
telephone: 905-525-9140 x23452

(Fax: 905 577-6930).

Applications must be received by November 30, 2007, and applicants should arrange for three letters of reference to reach the Department by the same date. All documentation submitted in support of your application becomes the property of the University and is not returnable.

The Department expects to be conducting interviews at the January 2008 meeting of the American Philological Association in Chicago.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and Permanent Residents will be given priority. McMaster University is strongly committed to employment equity within its community, and to recruiting a diverse faculty and staff. The University encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities.