Assistant Professor, Ancient History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Maryland, United States|
The University of Maryland, College Park, invites applications from historians of the Roman Imperial and Late Antique Mediterranean worlds within the broad geographical zone that extends into Asia, Africa, and Europe. While specialization is open, preference will be given to scholars whose work engages with the diversity of the Roman and late antique worlds in such areas as ethnicity, gender, or identity. In addition to exceptional scholarly promise, the successful candidate will demonstrate excellence in teaching and will be able to teach broadly in the history and culture of the ancient and late antique periods. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate lecture courses and upper-level undergraduate seminars as well as graduate seminars on specialized topics; advising graduate students; and engaging in curriculum development.
Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the state’s flagship institution. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.
Applications should include a letter of application with a brief statement of current and future research and teaching interests, CV, email addresses of three reference providers, and an article-length writing sample. For best consideration, please ensure that all application materials are uploaded to https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/71726 by October 1, 2019. Candidates must have Ph.D. in hand by August 1, 2020.
The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.
Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.
This search is contingent upon the availability of funds.
|Primary Category:||Ancient History