San Diego State University, Department of Classics & Humanities invites applications for appointment (August, 2014) to a tenure track position at the rank of assistant professor for a Hellenist whose expertise covers issues of Hellenism, Transnationalism, and Multicultural Identities. Specialization is open, but teaching competence in Classical Greek and Latin language, Greco-Roman civilization, and classical literature is essential. An ideal candidate's research interests would broadly encompass issues of national or cultural identity in the literature of the Hellenistic or Imperial eras and whose curricular interests would help expand the Department’s current course offerings; ability to teach Ancient Near East and/or comparison of eastern and western imperial systems preferred. The successful candidate's assignments will include teaching introductory and upper-level courses both in the classical languages and in topics courses for the lecture hall, as well as courses in her or his area of specialization, with the expectation of sharing in the departmental mission for building the major in classics. Qualifications include completed Ph.D. in hand at time of appointment and demonstrated skills in teaching undergraduates. Candidates must possess a strong commitment to teaching excellence and demonstrate promise for continuing research and publication.
Applicants should submit a letter of application, transcripts, a CV, a writing sample and at least three letters of reference. Review process will close December 6. 2013. Preliminary interviews conducted at the APA Conference. Address dossiers to: Classics & Humanities Search Committee Chair, Department of Classics & Humanities, San Diego State University, 5500 Campanile Drive, San Diego, CA 92182-6064.
San Diego State University is a an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status. The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.