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Adjunct Assistant Professor, Greek and/or Roman Material Culture

University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles

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Adjunct Assistant Professor, Greek and/or Roman Material Culture
University of California Los Angeles

Requisition Number: JPF09358

The UCLA Department of Classics is authorized to appoint an Adjunct Assistant Professor specializing in Greek and/or Roman Material Culture.

Duties: The successful candidate will teach 4-5 courses per year over three quarters, maintain an active research agenda, and participate in departmental activities and service; the ability to teach Greek or Latin at an intermediate level or higher is desirable, though not essential.

A terminal degree in a field such as Archeology, Art History, Classics. For full consideration, applications must be received by May 20, 2024. To apply, please send:

  • letter of application
  • current curriculum vitae
  • a representative piece of scholarly writing
  • statement on contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion
  • evidence of effective teaching
  • contact details for three referees
  • reference check authorization to release form

    These materials must be submitted online at:

    Informal inquiries may be directed to Professor David Blank, Chair: Please cite the reference number for this search in all correspondence: JPF09358.

    The effective date of appointment is July 1, 2024, and the initial appointment is for two years, with the possibility of renewal for a third year.

    The posted UC salary scales set the minimum pay determined by rank and step at appointment. The salary range for this position is $74,600-$97,200. See Table 1 ( “Off-scale salaries”, i.e. a salary that is higher than the published system-wide salary at the designated rank and step, are offered when necessary to meet competitive conditions.

    Our Department has a welcoming culture, with active graduate, undergraduate, and postbaccalaureate programs; we also have ties to a range of other programs, such as the Cotsen Institute of Archeology and the Interdepartmental Program in Archeology, the Pourdavoud Institute for the study of the Iranian World, Global Antiquity, the Center for Early Global Studies, and the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Center for the Study of Hellenic Culture.

    We seek a colleague with the potential for exceptional research and excellence in teaching at all levels. We value candidates whose experience in teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. Women and underrepresented minorities are encouraged to apply.

    To apply, please visit:

    The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy,

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    UCLA features the College of Letters and Science, seven general campus professional schools, and four professional schools for the health sciences. The UCLA College of Letters and Science has 34 academic departments and 900 faculty, and houses the majority of UCLA's 129 undergraduate majors as well as the students in the Graduate Division of Letters and Sciences. The UCLA College Honors Program is also housed in the College. The College of Letters and Science's programs are divided into five academic divisions: humanities, social sciences, life sciences, physical sciences, and the International Institute. UCLA also offers certificate programs, undergraduate degree-credit and continuing education credits for non-full-time students through its UCLA Extension education program.

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