Position Announcement: Assistant Professor of Roman Studies (University of Southern California) — Deadline November 1, 2014

The Department of Classics in the Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences at the University of Southern California (Los Angeles, California) seeks to appoint a tenure-track assistant professor of Roman studies anticipated to start Fall 2015. Applications from all sub-fields are welcome (examples include but are not limited to religion, literature, philosophy, material culture, history). The successful applicant must have an active research program and a commitment and ability to teach in all sections of the department’s curriculum, including language instruction, general education, and courses in the undergraduate major and in the graduate program. The Ph.D. must be in hand by June 30, 2015.

By November 1, 2014, please submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a writing sample, and the names of three referees who will be contacted by USC.  In order to be considered for this position, applicants are required to submit an electronic USC application; follow this job link or paste in a browser: http://jobs.usc.edu/postings/30989 . The department will begin reviewing applications on November 1. The position will remain open until it is filled. For further information, please contact William Thalmann (Thalmann@usc.edu).

The University of Southern California is an equal-opportunity educator and employer, proudly pluralistic and firmly committed to providing equal opportunity for outstanding persons of every race, gender, creed and background. The University particularly encourages women, members of underrepresented groups, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply. USC will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship. Further information is available by contacting uschr@usc.edu.