The Department of Classics in the College of Arts & Sciences at the University of Cincinnati invites applications for a tenure-track position in Ancient Greek and Latin language and literature at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin August 15, 2019.

Qualifications: A Ph.D. in Classics or a related field (e.g., Comparative Literature) is required prior to the date of appointment. Candidates must demonstrate, through their writing sample or published work, capacity for high-quality scholarly research in a field of Ancient Greek or Latin literature. They must have developed the ability, through their Ph.D. program or other experience, to teach Ancient Greek and Latin language and literature at all levels (undergraduate and graduate) as well as undergraduate courses in literature in English translation and classical civilization. They must also show interest in working within an interdisciplinary department that educates students in philology, ancient history, and archaeology. More information about the department can be found on the Department’s website:

Application procedure: Candidates must apply online at and search for Requisition #34066. In addition to completing the online application, candidates should attach within the electronic application a cover letter (letter of application), a CV, and a writing sample of at least 20 pages. A one-page statement addressing the candidate’s intended contributions to the University’s goals of diversity and inclusion, through teaching, research and mentoring, is also required. In addition, three confidential letters of reference should be sent by email to [email protected] with the subject line “Philology Search.”

The committee will review applications beginning November 15, 2018, and, where possible, conduct interviews at the annual meeting of the Society for Classical Studies in San Diego, January 3-6, 2019. The position will remain open until filled.