The Department of Classics at the University of Arizona seeks to hire a
tenure-track Assistant Professor beginning August 2008. We are looking for a
specialist in imperial age Latin literature with a particular interest in
prose. The candidate is expected to teach beginning through advanced Greek
and Latin and Classics courses in translation, as well as graduate courses.
He or she is also expected to successfully teach large enrollment courses in
mythology and the classical tradition. Candidate must also be willing to
engage energetically in mentoring students and in departmental service and
to be an active, collegial member of the department. The candidate must have
Ph.D. in hand at the time of application and show evidence of both teaching
experience and effectiveness and a developing, coherent research program.
Salary and benefits are competitive. Please send a cover letter, CV, one
syllabus and writing sample (25 pp.), and three letters of reference to
Chair, Philology Search Committee, Department of Classics, LSB 203, P.O. Box
210105, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721-0105. We will hold
interviews at the APA meeting in Chicago, January 2008. We will begin
reading dossiers November 1, 2007, and the position will be open until
filled. The University of Arizona is an equal opportunity employer; women
and minorities are strongly urged to apply. For more information about the
Department of Classics at the University of Arizona, please visit our
website at