The Department of Classics at the University of Toronto invites applications for a tenure stream appointment in the field of Roman History. This position will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and will commence July 1, 2014. A doctoral degree in Classics or a closely related discipline must have been earned by that date or shortly thereafter.

The successful applicant will have demonstrated potential for excellence in research and teaching, and will be expected to contribute to a research-intensive doctoral program and to a thriving undergraduate program in Latin, Greek, and Classical Civilization; an ability to teach in the program in Classical languages at all levels is required. The Department welcomes a wide range of methods and innovative approaches to the study of history and is particularly interested in candidates who combine a thorough training in Classics with an interest in other disciplines in the humanities or social sciences.

The Department of Classics collaborates with the graduate Department of History at York University through the Collaborative Program in Ancient History, and cooperates closely with the Archaeology Centre, the Centre for Medieval Studies, the Women and Gender Studies Institute, and the Departments of Art, History, Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations, Political Science, and Religion, among others, at the University of Toronto.

Salary will commensurate with qualifications and experience.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply by clicking on the link below (in the Notes box). All application materials should be submitted online. Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, evidence of excellence in teaching (including a statement of teaching philosophy), a short description of the applicant’s current research plans, and a sample of academic writing.

Applicants should also ask three referees to send letters directly to Professor Christer Bruun, Chair, Department of Classics, University of Toronto, at [email protected] by the closing date.

Closing date: October 15, 2013

* The UofT application system can accommodate up to five attachments (10 MB) per candidate profile; please combine attachments into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format.

*Inquiries about the application may be sent to [email protected]