The Department of Classics invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the assistant professor level, beginning August 2008. We seek a broadly trained classicist with special interests and expertise in ancient philosophy. Candidates should demonstrate a solid commitment to undergraduate teaching, an active program of scholarship, intellectual breadth and versatility, and the desire to contribute to a vibrant and innovative program in Classics. The successful candidate will be able to teach Greek and Latin at all undergraduate levels, ancient philosophy, courses in translation, and to enhance a program in the Classical Tradition. In addition to courses within the major, teaching assignments will regularly include classes in the Honors College and in the Department of Philosophy. The department is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Ph.D. in hand by August 2008.
Interested candidates are asked to apply online at www.gvsujobs.org, attaching a letter of application and a dossier, including a curriculum vitae and a short sample of scholarly work. Three letters of recommendation and an unofficial graduate transcript should be mailed to Diane Rayor, Chair, Department of Classics, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, Michigan 49401-9403. Review of applications will begin November 16 and continue until the position is filled. Interviews will be held January 4-5 at the APA-AIA Annual Meetings in Chicago. For further information: www.gvsu.edu/classics or (616) 331-3600.
Grand Valley State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution.