Assistant Professor

The Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures ( at the University of South Carolina invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the field of Roman Material and Literary Culture of the Imperial period. The successful candidate will be able to teach Latin and Ancient Greek at all levels, and will be prepared to teach Classical Studies courses at the undergraduate level, with the opportunity to teach at the graduate level in our Comparative Literature program. We especially welcome candidates who complement the existing interdisciplinary strengths of the Department and who engage with diverse theoretical and methodological approaches in their research and teaching. Additional requirements include demonstrated interest in promoting effective language teaching; a record of commitment to scholarly research; and experience teaching at the college level. A Ph.D. in Classics, or related field completed by August 15, 2020 is required.

All applicants must fill out an application through the online employment system “USC Jobs” at Candidates should be prepared to upload a CV, a cover letter, writing sample, name and contact information, including telephone number and email, for at least three references. Referees will not be contacted until the search has proceeded beyond its initial stages. The position will remain open until filled, and the search committee will begin reviewing applications on October 30, 2019.

The University of South Carolina is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.  Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, sex, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions.

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