Pennsylvania State University seeks applicants for a tenure-track
appointment in Greek language and literature at the assistant professor
level, beginning August 2008. Applications are welcome from candidates with
active research interests in any area or period of ancient Greek poetry or
prose. Primary teaching responsibilities include Greek language and
literature at the undergraduate and graduate levels and large lecture
courses on Greek mythology and civilization.
The department embraces the entire Mediterranean world in antiquity within
its purview and therefore welcomes candidates who can contribute to dialogue
across the fields of Classics and Ancient Mediterranean Studies (the
department's web page can be found at: http://www3.la.psu.edu/cams).
Requirements include Ph.D. in hand by the time of the appointment, teaching
experience, and evidence of scholarly publication(s).
Please submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a sample of
scholarly writing (no more than thirty pages), and three letters of
Professor Stephen Wheeler, Chair
Hellenist Search Committee
Department of Classics and Ancient Mediterranean Studies
108 Weaver Bldg.
University Park, PA 16802-5500
Applications received by November 26, 2007 are assured of consideration;
however, all dossiers will be accepted until the position is filled.
Preliminary interviews of selected candidates will be conducted at the 2008
Annual APA/AIA Meeting in Chicago, January 3-6, 2008.
Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the
diversity of its workforce.