Basil L. Gildersleeve Professor of Classics

Working Title: Basil L. Gildersleeve Professor of Classics

Position Type: Teaching and Research Faculty

Department: Department of Classics

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 09-12-2016

Posting Summary:
The Department of Classics at the University of Virginia is pleased to announce a search for a Latinist to fill the position of Basil L. Gildersleeve Professorship of Classics. We are seeking to maintain and enhance the academic excellence of the Classics Department by the appointment of a scholar with internationally recognized expertise. Area of specialization within Roman studies is open: any field of ancient Latin literature or Roman culture except archaeology will be considered. In addition to research the new colleague will teach graduate students and undergraduates at all levels, will share in the leadership of the Department, and will contribute to the Department's collaborations within the larger academic community of the University. The appointment will be made at the level of Full Professor, but applicants now at the rank of Associate Professor with exceptional records of scholarship and teaching will be considered. A PhD in Classics or related field is required.

Review of applications will begin November 1, 2016. The position will remain open until filled. The anticipated appointment start date will be July 25, 2017.

To apply candidates must submit a Candidate Profile through Jobs@UVa (, search on posting number 0619529 and electronically attach the following: a cover letter of interest describing research agenda and teaching experience, a curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references.

Questions regarding the application process in JOBS@UVa should be directed to: Glenda S. Notman,, 434-243-4041

Questions for the Department of Classics may be directed to Sara Myers, Chair of the Search Committee, at

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