The Department of Classics at UCLA invites applications for two positions, a tenure-track assistant professor and a distinguished senior colleague. Both positions are open to applicants with interests across the range of classical studies; applications would be especially welcome from scholars with special expertise in Hellenistic poetry, Greek literature of the Imperial period, and Greek and Roman historiography. The University of California, Los Angeles is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to excellence through diversity. The two positions are:
Position 1: The Joan Palevsky Chair in Classics. We are seeking a colleague with a distinguished record of teaching and scholarship for this newly endowed chair. Candidates should submit a letter of application and curriculum vitae along with the names and contact information of five references. Please send applications to David Blank, Chair of the Search Committee, Department of Classics, UCLA, 100 Dodd Hall, Los Angeles, CA 90095. We will begin to review candidates December 3, 2007, but there is no deadline for applications. Informal inquiries may be sent to blank AT ucla.edu .
Position 2: Assistant Professor of Classics (tenure-track). Candidates should be prepared to teach a variety of courses at all levels of our active undergraduate and graduate programs, as well as to produce research of high quality and originality. Please send applications, including a curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, and a sample of work no more than 20 pages in length, to David Blank, Chair of the Search Committee, Department of Classics, 100 Dodd Hall, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095. We will begin to review applications December 3, 2007, and we will meet with candidates at the APA Annual Meeting in Chicago (January 3-6, 2008). The successful applicant should have the Ph.D. in hand by July 1, 2008.