Jobs/Sep 07, 2023

Assistant Professor of Classics, University of Washington

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The Department of Classics at the University of Washington seeks to appoint a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor to research and teach Roman history in a global context, which might involve empire studies, citizenship, reception, comparative approaches, post-colonial approaches, or migration and mobility. 

The successful applicant will

  • teach graduate-level courses on Roman history/historiography and related topics
  • work effectively with diverse student and community populations, including mentoring undergraduates and graduates with various backgrounds
  • teach undergraduate lecture courses and seminars designed for broad student interest 
  • teach Latin or Greek at all levels (undergraduate and graduate)
  • contribute to the diversity, equity, and inclusion commitments of the Department, University, and/or field
  • be expected to maintain an active research agenda with promise of a monograph and peer-reviewed publications
  • strengthen connections or make new connections between the Department and other units across the University

The appointment begins September 16, 2024 and is a full-time (100% FTE) position with a 9-month service period. UW faculty engage in teaching, research, and service. A typical teaching load consists of five courses over three quarters.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. (or foreign equivalent) in Classics, or a related field, in hand at the time of appointment. Those who are ABD will also be considered.