Hellenist 8/30/2016

University of California - Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA

Company
University of California - Los Angeles
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
JPF02507-LA
AJE Ref #
576021878
Location
Los Angeles, CA
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Doctoral Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Job #JPF02507

* L&S HUMANITIES - CLASSICS

RECRUITMENT PERIOD

Open date: August 29th, 2016
Last review date: November 7th, 2016
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled. Final date: December 16th, 2016
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

DESCRIPTION

The Department of Classics at the University of California, Los Angeles, has been authorized to make an appointment to a full-time position in Greek literature and culture at the rank of Assistant Professor (tenure-track), effective July 1, 2017. We invite applicants with interests from across the range of ancient Greek literature who would expand the department s current strengths; applications would be especially welcome from scholars with special expertise in: Drama, Hellenistic poetry, Greek literature of the Imperial period, Historiography. The successful candidate will demonstrate evidence of scholarship and a commitment to produce research of high quality and originality. She or he will also demonstrate a commitment to teach a wide variety of courses at all levels of our active undergraduate and graduate programs, both in Greek and Latin and in translation. We welcome candidates whose experience in teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.

Applicants should submit the following by November 7th, after which date the search committee will begin to review applications:

* Letter of application
* Current curriculum vitae
* Evidence of teaching effectiveness
* Sample syllabi
* Sample of scholarly work (no more than 25 pages)
* At least three letters of recommendation

These materials must be submitted online at https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF02507. Informal inquiries may be directed to Professor David Blank, Chair of the Search Committee: blank@ucla.edu . Please cite the reference number for this search in all correspondence: JPF02507.

Short-listed candidates will be interviewed at the meetings of the Archaeological Institute of America/Society for Classical Studies in Toronto in early January. The successful candidate should plan to have the Ph.D. in hand by the starting date of the appointment.

UCLA offers an excellent package of benefits, including domestic partner benefits; it also has a number of programs to assist faculty in career development and the balance of work and family obligations.

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 (http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct)

JOB LOCATION

Los Angeles, CA

REQUIREMENTS

Documents

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Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
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Cover Letter
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Evidence of teaching effectiveness
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Sample of scholarly work
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Sample syllabi
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Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service. (Optional)

References

3-5 letters of reference required