Classics at Brock is currently a department of nine permanent faculty, and almost 100 majors, teaching on a 2:2 load a variety of courses towards pass and honours degrees in Classical Studies, Classical Languages, and Ancient Art and Archaeology. In addition to these major programs, we offer introductory courses in mythology and civilization to satisfy a general requirement and first year language courses to satisfy a language requirement (as well as Greek and Latin at all levels). The department offers an M.A. degree in Classics and is active in Brock’s new Medieval and Renaissance Studies program.
Review of applications will begin on 10 December 2007 and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates should include a letter of application accompanied by a curriculum vitae, evidence of successful teaching, and a sample of scholarly writing. Please arrange for three confidential letters of reference to be sent to: Dr Michael J. Carter, Chair, Department of Classics, Brock University, 500 Glenridge Ave., St Catharines, Ontario, CANADA. L2S 3A1. (905) 688-5550 x 3796 or x 3575; fax: (905) 984-4859; email: mjcarter AT brocku.ca.
Members of the department will be available to meet with candidates at the 2008 Annual Meetings of the American Philological Association and the Archaeological Institute of America in Chicago.
Brock University is actively committed to diversity and the principles of Employment Equity and invites applications from all qualified candidates. Women, Aboriginal peoples, members of visible minorities, and people with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply and to voluntarily self identify as a member of a designated group as part of their application. Candidates who wish to have their application considered as a member of one or more designated groups should fill out the Self-Identification Form available at http://www.brocku.ca/humanrights/images/selfIdentification.doc and include the completed form with their application.
More information on the Department of Classics can be found at www.brocku.ca/classics. The position is subject to final budgetary approval.