University Assistant (post doc), Universität Wien

University Assistant (post doc) (6912)

Universität Wien

Application deadline: 12th September 2016

The University of Vienna (15 faculties, 4 centres, about 188 fields of study, approx. 9.700 members of staff, more than 92.000 students) seeks to fill the position from 01.02.2017 of a

University Assistant (post doc) at the Department of Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies to 31.01.2023.

Reference number: 6912

The Department of Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies is an institution for research and instruction of international renown. This post-doc position offers the opportunity to build a professional profile in Byzantine studies through engagement in research, teaching and gaining experience in academic administration.

Duration of employment: 6 year/s

Extent of Employment: 40 hours/week

Job grading in accordance with collective bargaining agreement: §48 VwGr. B1 lit. b (postdoc) with relevant work experience determining the assignment to a particular salary grade.

Job Description:

In addition to research (with the goal of attaining the Habilitation) and teaching, this position also involves the organization of academic events and administrative tasks, especially with regard to students.


Doctorate in Byzantine studies or equivalent doctoral degree in ancient Greek or Byzantine philology or comparative literature. Ability to work as part of a team. Excellent competence in written and spoken German (for applicants from abroad: after one year on the job). Good competence in additional foreign languages relevant to the research area.

Ability to teach; competence in digital media; publication record.

For more information and to apply, click here.


Teaching Associate, University of Nottingham

Teaching Associate – Classics (ART277116)

University of Nottingham

Application deadline: 14th September 2016

Applications are invited for the above post based at the Humanities Building in University Park, Nottingham.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate strong research potential in Classics (broadly defined). It is desirable that the candidate should have a research specialism in Greek literature. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching undergraduate and postgraduate modules, for supervising taught postgraduate research and for contributing to departmental administration.

Candidates must have a PhD at or near completion (or equivalent) in Classics, ability to teach Classics at all levels, ability and willingness to contribute to ancient Greek and/or Latin language teaching at beginners and intermediate levels, and a strong commitment to the Department. It is desirable that the candidate should be able to teach ancient Greek and/or Latin to advanced level.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Helen Lovatt, Email: Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

The University of Nottingham is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

For more information and to apply, click here.

Assistant Professor, University of Toronto

Assistant Professor – Greek History and Material Culture (1600994)

University of Toronto

Application deadline: 11:59 PM EST 31st October 2016

The Department of Classics at the University of Toronto invites applications for a tenure-stream position in Greek History and Material Culture at the rank of Assistant Professor. The appointment will commence on 1 July 2017.

Candidates must hold a PhD in Classics, or a relevant discipline, by the time of the appointment or shortly thereafter. They must have demonstrated excellence in both research and teaching and they must show a demonstrated record of ongoing development in both teaching and research. Evidence of excellence in teaching will be demonstrated by letters of reference, teaching evaluations, and dossier and/or syllabi submitted as part of the application. The successful candidate must be able to teach a wide range of courses from the introductory to advanced levels, at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. An ability to teach Greek prose authors at all levels is required.

The candidate will be expected to conduct innovative research at the highest international level. Strong evidence of excellence in research is required, demonstrated by publications in leading journals relevant to the field, presentations at significant conferences, and strong endorsements by referees. The successful candidate’s research will focus on the history and material culture of the Greek world in the first millennium BCE. She or he will emphasize the archaeological and documentary evidence, and demonstrate clear engagement with historical questions and methodologies. Successful applicants must demonstrate strong linguistic skills in both Greek and Latin.

The Department of Classics ( welcomes a wide range of methods and innovative approaches in the study of history and material culture, and is particularly interested in candidates who combine a thorough training in Classics with an interest in other disciplines in the humanities or social sciences. The Department of Classics cooperates closely with the Departments of Anthropology, Art, History, and Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations, as well as with the Archaeology Centre, among other units.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply online by clicking the link below. Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a sample of academic writing, as well as a research statement and a teaching dossier. Questions about the position should be addressed to the Chair of the Search Committee, Professor Alison Keith, Acting Chair, Department of Classics ( or to the Business Officer of the Department of Classics, Mrs. Ann-Marie Matti (

Submission guidelines can be found at: We strongly recommend combining documents into one or two files in PDF/MS format.

Applicants should also ask three referees to send letters, signed and on letterhead, directly to the Department of Classics via email to  by 31 October 2016.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see

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

For more information and to apply, click here.

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, Princeton University

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor (1600644)

Princeton University

Application deadline: 7th November 2016

The Department of Classics at Princeton University announces a position in ancient Greek language and literature to begin in Fall 2017. We seek to hire an assistant professor or a recently promoted associate or full professor.

Interested candidates should apply with cover letter, CV, writing sample of not more than 30 pages, and the names of three referees. Applicants should ask their referees to write by November 7, 2016.

Review of applications will start November 7, 2016, but the search will remain open until the position is filled. Applicants who wish to be considered for interviews at the SCS meeting in Toronto should have all materials submitted by the above date.

This position is subject to the University’s background check policy.

For more information and to apply, click here.

Lecturer, Washington University in St. Louis

Assistant/Associate Professor

Washington University in St. Louis

Application deadline: 17th October 2016

Washington University in St. Louis invites applications for a full-time joint position in the Department of Classics and the Department of Art History and Archaeology at the rank of assistant (tenure-track) or associate (tenured) professor, with a specialty in Classical Archaeology. The successful candidate must have a PhD in a relevant field in hand by July 1, 2017 and must show strong promise of scholarly achievement and the ability to make significant contributions to the graduate and undergraduate programs of both of these vibrant and growing departments. Previous or current participation in field archaeology is required. Candidates must be prepared to teach courses at all undergraduate levels and graduate seminars in the material culture, art, or architecture of the ancient Mediterranean world, and language courses in either Ancient Greek or Latin at the undergraduate level. Candidates applying at the associate professor level should have an established publication record and at least five years of teaching experience at the university level.Duties will include teaching of two courses per semester, advising of students, research and writing for publication, departmental governance, and university service. Teaching and service duties will be evenly divided between the two departments. Applicants should submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a writing sample, course evaluations or other evidence of teaching excellence, and three letters of recommendation by October 17, 2016. All materials should be sent via email to Inquiries may be sent to Tim Moore, Chair of the Classics Department (, or to Liz Childs, Chair of the Art History and Archaeology Department ( Members of the search committee will interview a short-list of candidates during the annual meetings of the Society for Classical Studies and the Archaeological Institute of America in Toronto, January 5-8, 2017.

Professorship, University of Oxford

Wykeham Professorship of Ancient History (124361)

University of Oxford

Application deadline: 19th September 2016

The Faculty of Classics is seeking to appoint an outstanding candidate to fill the Wykeham Professorship of Ancient (Greek) History.

The successful applicant will have a strong international research profile and broad interests and sympathies in order to contribute to and promote what is a wide and increasingly interdisciplinary research field in Oxford. S/he will have an excellent teaching record, and will exercise leadership and coordination across all areas of activity in the study and research of ancient Greek history in Oxford and beyond.

Informal enquiries about the post may be addressed to Miss Clare Jarvis; tel: 01865 288397.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Monday 19 September 2016.

For more information and to apply, click here.

Teaching Fellow, University of Leeds

Teaching Fellow in Greek Literature and Language (ARTLC1043)

University of Leeds

Application deadline: 19th July 2016

Applications are invited for a Teaching Fellow in Greek Literature and Language in the School of Languages, Cultures and Societies.

You will be joining a team committed to excellence in the teaching of Classics and Ancient History at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels and to the delivery of research-informed and research-led teaching at all levels and will be expected to contribute to all areas of the curriculum and pastoral programme.

You will be able to teach Greek Literature and Language at all levels of the undergraduate programme, and be able to contribute to the new Classics MRes (Master by Research) programme. You will be able to demonstrate effective teaching skills and a range of delivery techniques and assessment methods.

You will contribute to the administration and management of the School’s activities, and to the development of teaching materials for the teaching of Greek Literature and Language on Undergraduate and Masters levels.

You will have a completed or nearly-completed PhD in a relevant area and appropriate teaching experience. You will be given every encouragement to develop your subject within the teaching environment of the School, subject to the requirements of the post.

This is one of two 0.25 jobs advertised in the Classics subject area at the moment, and suitable candidates are encouraged to apply for both posts. Please also see the Teaching Fellow in Roman History and Culture, reference: ARTLC1042

Informal enquiries may be made to Dr Regine May, Classics Programme Manager, tel +44(0) 113 343 3541, email

Click here for further information about working at the University of Leeds.