Brock University, Department of Classics
The Department of Classics at Brock University invites applications for a probationary tenured position at the rank of Associate Professor to begin 1 July 2008. The Department seeks a person with an outstanding research profile in the visual and material culture of the Roman world. Applicants whose interests lie in northern Africa, Cyprus, or the Western Empire are especially encouraged to apply. The appointee should be actively involved in the direction of archaeological fieldwork and expect to participate in the Brock University Archaeological Practicum. Responsibilities will include teaching two courses per semester in Roman art and archaeology, senior and graduate level specialty seminars, supervising M.A. theses, and may include teaching classical civilization and Latin courses. Applicants should have a strong record of teaching and scholarly achievement.
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.