The Department of the Classics at the University of Illinois at
Urbana-Champaign invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track
Assistant Professor with a specialization in Mediterranean
Archaeology. The appointee will be expected to conduct independent
research and build a portfolio of publications; perform academic
duties associated with our B.A. program, which includes a Classical
Archaeology option, and with our M.A. and Ph.D. programs; and teach
effectively at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Preference will be given to candidates who are significantly
involved in a major excavation in the ancient Mediterranean.
Applicants are expected to present evidence of excellence in
research and teaching. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Greek
or Roman Archaeology (or in an immediately relevant field) required
by mid-June 2018 for preferred start date of August 16, 2018.
Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications.
To apply, create your candidate profile through the University
of Illinois application login page at https://jobs.illinois.edu. Only
applications submitted through the University of Illinois Job Board
will be considered. Required information includes a cover
letter, CV/resume, short writing sample (up to 20 pages), evidence
of excellence in teaching (evaluations, up to three sample syllabi,
and a statement of teaching philosophy), and contact information
(or Interfolio ID) for three professional references. To ensure
full consideration, all required application materials must be
submitted by November 6, 2017; letters of
reference must be received by November 13, 2017.
Referees will be contacted by email within a few days of
application submission. Initial interviews will be conducted at the
SCS/AIA meeting in Boston, January 4–7, 2018. The University of
Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates
upon acceptance of a contingent offer.
The University is noted for its extensive library holdings in
Classics and related fields and for its museums, with excellent
collections of ancient Mediterranean artifacts. The Department of
the Classics also publishes the journal Illinois Classical
Studies. Inquiries should be addressed to Angeliki Tzanetou,
Chair of the Search Committee, email@example.com or
217-333-8350. Additional information about the Department of the
Classics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign can be
found at http://classics.illinois.edu.
For further information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The University of
Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer.
Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are
encouraged to apply. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO. To learn more about the
University’s commitment to diversity, please visit http://www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu