The Department of Classics at Cornell University seeks to appoint a Townsend Assistant Professor for a two-year non-renewable term to begin July 1, 2009, in the field of Latin and/or Greek literature. The position is a post-doctoral research fellowship with a teaching responsibility of one course per semester. The appointee will have an office in the department and full access to Cornell's library resources while pursuing his or her research. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply. Please send a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, and a short, representative writing sample to Professor Charles Brittain, Department of Classics, Cornell University, 120 Goldwin Smith Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853. The postmark deadline for receipt of applications is November 14, 2008. Interviews will be conducted at the APA annual meeting in Philadelphia during January 8-11, 2009. Cornell is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator.