Department of ClassicsUniversity of Cincinnati
Department of Classics

UC Classics is hiring!

Assistant Professor of Classics (Archaeology)

University of Cincinnati

The Department of Classics at the University of Cincinnati invites applications for a tenure-track position in Archaeology at the level of Assistant Professor of Classics, to begin in the fall of 2014 or as soon as possible thereafter. Candidates should be able to teach Greek and/ or Roman archaeology, Classical Civilization, and either Ancient Greek or Latin language and literature, and should demonstrate high scholarly potential. Candidates should have an interdisciplinary specialization in the archaeology, socio-cultural history, and economic history of the Iron Age Mediterranean. A Ph.D. in Classics or a related field is required for appointment.

The department offers B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees in Classics and has recently expanded to 15 full-time faculty lines, including ancient historians, archaeologists, and philologists. The graduate program is one of the largest in the country, with over 30 students in residence. The Department is housed as a single unit with offices, classrooms, lecture halls, and library occupying adjoining floors. The John M. Burnam Classical Library contains the largest Classics, Byzantine, and Modern Greek collection in the world. Full information about the department is available at

Faculty are expected to make significant contributions to knowledge through research and publication, to teach undergraduate and graduate courses with excellence, and to fulfill reasonable service obligations to the scholarly and local communities.

Candidates should register for the position online at (Position Number: 213UC6188) and attach a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, and a writing sample; candidates should arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Preliminary inquiries can be addressed to the Chair of the Search Committee, Professor Steven Ellis at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The committee will review applications starting November 15, 2013. Where possible, we will conduct preliminary interviews at the annual meeting of the AIA/APA in Chicago, IL, January 2-5, 2014. The University of Cincinnati is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, people of color, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Internal Number: 213UC6188