The Department of Ancient History and Classics invites applications for two 9-month limited term positions at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor, depending on qualifications and teaching experience, to begin August 1, 2008. All appointments are subject to final budgetary approval.

One limited term instructor will teach two two-term courses: Introduction to Classical Literature and an advanced course (3000-level) on Classical Literature (determined in consultation with the department), and a one-term advanced Latin course (Special Topic in Latin). The second instructor will teach three two-term courses: Introductory Latin, Intermediate Latin, and Introductory Greek.

Candidates should have completed, or be very close to completing, a PhD and be able to demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence in both teaching and research.

Applications (in either printed or electronic version) should include a curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation (which may be sent separately), and documentation of teaching effectiveness. Candidates should specify which position(s) they are applying for.

Send applications to: Prof. Hugh Elton, c/o Search Committee, Department of Ancient History and Classics, Champlain College, Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada K9J 7B8. E-mail:; FAX (705) 748-1131.

Applications must be received by 4:00 p.m. EST on Monday, 3 March, 2008.

Trent University is an employment equity employer and especially invites applications from women, Aboriginal persons, visible minorities and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.