Assistant Professor - Classics

Seattle, WA
Sep 18, 2019
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Assistant Professor - Classics

Seattle, WA
Open Date:
Sep 16, 2019

The Department of Classics at the University of Washington has been authorized to make a full-time, tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in Classics. Candidates will be expected to teach at the undergraduate and graduate level and engage in research that could include the following: Greek drama, race and ethnicity in the ancient Mediterranean world, and digital humanities. The successful applicant will mentor students and teach a wide variety of courses at all levels of our undergraduate and graduate programs, both in Greek and Latin and in translation. As an increasingly diverse public institution, the University of Washington seeks candidates who will work effectively with diverse student and community populations. We are looking for applicants who are prepared to contribute to our commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion. The appointment begins 16 September 2020 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 and must demonstrate experience in using historical, theoretical, and humanistic approaches in research and/or teaching.

Application Instructions:

Applicants must submit the following materials:

  • a letter of interest
  • a current curriculum vitae
  • at least 3 letters of recommendation
  • a statement of current and future research plans
  • a statement of teaching philosophy and experience (maximum three pages)
  • a statement of how you would contribute to the department’s commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion (maximum one page)
  • a writing sample: either a published journal article or book chapter, or a dissertation chapter and abstract.

These materials should be submitted by way of Interfolio. Informal inquiries may be directed to Professor Catherine Connors, Chair of the Search Committee ([email protected]).

Short-listed candidates will be interviewed at the meetings of the Archaeological Institute of America/Society for Classical Studies in Washington DC in early January.

Preference will be given to dossiers received by October 15, 2019. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

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