The Department of Classical Studies at the University of Waterloo is a vibrant, innovative academic unit showcasing a new MA program in Ancient Mediterranean Cultures. This program will have a cross-disciplinary focus emphasizing the cultural interchange in the Mediterranean basin from the Bronze Age to the early Middle Ages. We are inviting applications for an incremental position, with a preferred starting date of July 2008. Area of expertise and rank of appointment are open; salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The successful applicant should have obtained the Ph.D. degree by the time of taking up the appointment, and demonstrate a commitment to excellence in both research and teaching, at the undergraduate as well as graduate levels. The successful candidate will be instrumental in supporting and guiding the new graduate program as it grows within the context of a University at the global forefront of academic research and teaching at all levels and in all faculties.

Applications should include a full curriculum vitae, a plan of research, and samples of publications. These materials and three confidential letters of reference are to be sent to: Dr. R. Faber, Chair, Department of Classical Studies, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, N2L 3G1. Phone: 519-888-4567 x 32817; E-mail: Consideration of applications will begin on January 2, 2008. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and Permanent Residents will be given priority. The University of Waterloo encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including women, members of visible minorities, native peoples, and persons with disabilities. This appointment is subject to the availability of funds.