Field of Specialization: Greek and Roman Studies: Roman History
Academic Unit: Humanities
Category of Appointment: Preliminary (Tenure-Track)
Rank/Position Title: Assistant Professor
Start Date: July 1, 2020
Closing Date: Applications will be considered until the position is filled

About the Position:

The Greek and Roman Studies program at Carleton University invites applications for a preliminary (tenure-track) appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in Roman History, to begin July 1, 2020.

About the Academic Unit:

Greek and Roman Studies is housed in the College of the Humanities together with the Bachelor of Humanities program and the program in Religion. GRS offers a B.A. and minors in Greek and Roman Studies and Archaeology. The program is home to four faculty members and 55 majors. For more information on the program and the College, please see www.carleton.ca/chum/.

Qualifications:

We seek an outstanding scholar with a PhD in Classics and demonstrable excellence in teaching. The hire will have a track record of high-quality scholarly research leading to peer-reviewed publications. Teaching responsibilities will include Roman history, Latin, introductory classes and upper-year seminars. The appointee will also have the opportunity to develop an advanced topics course in an area of expertise. Ability to teach Greek language courses is also an asset.

Application Instructions:

A letter of application, a CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, a research statement, and a writing sample should be sent electronically as one single PDF file by November 30, 2019 to Dr. Shane Hawkins, Director of the College of the Humanities, at shane.hawkins@carleton.ca. In addition, candidates should arrange for three letters of reference to be sent under separate cover. Preliminary interviews will be held via Skype.

Please indicate in your application if you are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada.

About Carleton University:

Carleton University is a dynamic and innovative research and teaching institution with a national and international reputation as a leader in collaborative teaching and learning, research and governance. With over 30,000 students in more than 100 programs of study, we encourage creative risk-taking, discovery, and the generation of transformative knowledge. We are proud to be one of the most accessible campuses in North America. Carleton’s Paul Menton Centre for Students with Disabilities has been heralded as the gold standard for disability support services in Canada.

Carleton’s location in Ottawa, Ontario provides many opportunities for scholarship and research with numerous and diverse groups and institutions. Canada’s capital has a population of almost one million and reflects the country’s bilingual and multicultural character. To learn more about our university and the City of Ottawa, please visit www.carleton.ca/about.

Carleton University is committed to fostering diversity within its community as a source of excellence, cultural enrichment, and social strength. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our university including, but not limited to: women; visible minorities; First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples; persons with disabilities; and persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression. Carleton understands that career paths vary.  Legitimate career interruptions will in no way prejudice the assessment process and their impact will be carefully considered.

Applicants selected for an interview are asked to contact the Chair as soon as possible to discuss any accommodation requirements. Arrangements will be made in a timely manner.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. All positions are subject to budgetary approval.