Assistant Professor - Contractually Limited Term Appointment (CLTA) - Greek History

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Job FieldThe Department of Classics in the Faculty of Arts and Science at the University of Toronto invites applications for a Contractually Limited Term Appointment (CLTA) in the area of Greek History. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor for a one-year period, beginning July 1, 2019 and ending June 30, 2020.

Applicants must have earned a PhD degree in Classics or a related area by the date of appointment or shortly thereafter. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain an active research program. Candidates must provide evidence of research excellence as demonstrated by an established or emerging record of refereed publications in field relevant journals or forthcoming publications meeting high international standards, conference presentations, and grants and awards as well as strong endorsements by referees of high standing.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses in the undergraduate program in Greek and Hellenistic history and in Greek language. The successful candidate must demonstrate excellence in teaching relevant Classics subjects at the university level and must have excellent organizational and communication skills. Evidence of excellence in teaching will be provided through teaching accomplishments, the teaching dossier, a statement of teaching philosophy, sample course syllabi, and the teaching evaluations submitted as part of the application, as well as strong letters of reference.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

For more information about the Department of Classics, please visit our website:

All qualified candidates are invited to apply online by clicking the link below. Applicants must submit a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, a short research statement outlining current research plans, a recent writing sample (of no more than 15 pages), and a teaching dossier including a statement of teaching philosophy, sample course syllabi, and teaching evaluations.

Applicants must also arrange to have three letters of reference sent directly by the referee via email (on letterhead and signed) to Professor Christer Bruun, Chair, Department of Classics, University of Toronto, at [email protected] by the closing date.

Submission guidelines can be found at We recommend combining attached documents into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format. If you have any questions about this position, please contact [email protected].

All application materials, including reference letters, must be received by January 29, 2019.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Job Field: Contractually Limited Term (Professoriate)
Department: Classics
Campus: St. George (downtown Toronto)
Job Posting: Jan 9, 2019
Job Closing: Ongoing




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Posted: 1/16/2019
Application Due: 6/19/2019
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