School of Art History, Classics and Religious Studies
Wellington, New Zealand
We are seeking to appoint an Associate Professor/Professor of Classics to maintain the high
research and teaching profile of the Classics programme, which teaches Greek, Latin, and a range
of Classical Studies courses. The appointee should display a continuing interest in high level
research and substantial publications in one or more areas of Classics. They will be expected to
foster graduate research at Victoria University and advance Victoria’s links with other Classics
programmes in advanced research nationally and internationally.
Classics at Victoria University has about 1000 enrolments in Classical Studies, Greek and Latin,
from first year to PhD level. There are eight staff with research interests in mythology, drama,
history, film studies, social history, thanatology, and Greek, Roman and Etruscan art, as well as
in Greek and Roman literature.
Online applications should include: (1) a detailed letter of application; (2) a curriculum vitae;
(3) the names and email addresses of three referees. The closing date is 3 October 2008.
Interested candidates are encouraged to visit the Classics programme website
(www.victoria.ac.nz/classics). For further information about the programme in Classics,
please contact Prof. Art Pomeroy, Victoria University of Wellington, PO Box 600, Wellington,
New Zealand (Tel. +64 4 463 6781, Fax +64 4 463 5388, email Arthur.Pomeroy AT vuw.ac.nz).
Applications close 3 October 2008