The Department of Classics at the University of Cincinnati invites
applications for a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant or
advanced Assistant Professor of Classics, to begin in the fall of
2009. Candidates must be competent to teach Greek and Latin at all
levels, as well as classical civilization; they should also provide
evidence for high-quality scholarly research and future potential. A
Ph.D. in Classics or a related field is required for appointment;
candidates should have at least defended their dissertation at the
time of application; teaching experience and publications are highly

The department offers the B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees and with this
position is expanding to 14 full-time faculty lines. The graduate
program is one of the largest in the country, with c. 45 students in
residence. The Department is housed as a single unit with offices,
classrooms, lecture halls, and library occupying adjoining floors. The
Burnam Classics Library contains one of the largest and best Classics,
Byzantine, and Modern Greek collections in the world. Full information
about the department is available on our website:

The teaching load (on the quarter system) consists of five 10-week
graduate and undergraduate courses per year. Faculty are expected to
make significant contributions to knowledge through research and
publication, to teach with excellence, and to fulfill reasonable
service obligations to the scholarly and local communities.

Candidates should send a letter of application, a curriculum vitae,
three letters of recommendation, and a writing sample to Search
Committee, c/o William A. Johnson, Head, Department of Classics,
University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio 45221-0226, and also
register for the position online at
(preliminary inquiries can be addressed to the Search Committee at program.coordinator AT
). The committee will review applications starting November 17, 2008.
The position will remain open until filled. The University of
Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women
and minorities are encouraged to apply.