Assistant Professor of Classical Studies - University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)

Philadelphia, Philadelphia County
Jan 10, 2014
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
The Department of Classical Studies invites applications for a tenure-track appointment as Assistant Professor of Classical Studies with expertise in the field of Roman history focusing on relations between Rome and the eastern provinces. The successful candidate will teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels on historical subjects, including fields such as epigraphy or papyrology, incorporating the standard Latin and Greek languages. We are particularly interested in candidates who would strengthen connections with programs in such areas as Archaeology, Religious Studies, and/or the Ancient Near East. Must have a PhD in Ancient History or a related field with a specialization in Roman and Near East studies as well as a strong record of publications. Candidates are to send applications to the Department of Classical Studies, University of Pennsylvania, Cohen Hall, 249 S. 36th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6304 and include a cover letter, CV, writing sample, and the names and contact information for three individuals who will write letters of reference. Applications are expected by February 28, 2014. The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE. Minorities/Females/Individuals with disabilities/Veterans are encouraged to apply