McGill University, History and Classical Studies
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Assistant Professor, Ancient Greek History (material culture), McGill University, Dept. of History & Classical Studies
The Department of History and Classical Studies at McGill University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Ancient Greek History, with a specialization in any period from the beginning of the Iron Age through the Hellenistic era, whose research agenda meaningfully engages material culture. The successful candidate will also hold the MacNaughton chair in Classics. The position is effective August 1st, 2024. The successful applicant must hold a PhD by the time of appointment. Salary will be negotiable and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The successful candidate will teach survey courses in ancient Mediterranean history, as well as upper-level and graduate courses in Ancient Greek history, and will have the opportunity to guide graduate student research. An ability to teach Ancient Greek language at all levels is essential. The capacity to develop experiential learning opportunities, whether in Montreal or abroad, is an asset. A commitment to inclusive classroom pedagogy and mentorship is a must.
Research specialization is open, but preference will be given to candidates whose agenda and methodological approaches complement, but do not duplicate, those of the current Classics faculty.
We are interested in colleagues who will play a substantial role in charting the future directions of the Classics programme, the History and Classical Studies Department, and the field, through their research, teaching, and service contributions.
Applications should be submitted electronically on McGill's employment portal, Workday and should include the following in a single PDF file:
- cover letter
- curriculum vitae
- One-page research statement describing the candidate's ongoing work and 5-year goals.
- One-page teaching statement on the candidate's efforts (both tested and aspirational) to represent to students the complexity and diversity of the ancient Greek world within its Mediterranean and global context
- A concise, representative sample of written work (e.g., a published article, essay, or book chapter, or a chapter from a completed or in-progress dissertation)
Once application materials have been submitted, candidates will be notified via McGill’s Employment Portal Workday to provide the contact information for three referees. These referees will then be contacted by Workday to upload their reference letters.
Enquiries may be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org. For full consideration, applicants should submit by Nov 15, 2023.
McGill University is an English-language university where most teaching and research activities are conducted in the English language, thereby requiring English communication both verbally and in writing. In addition, McGill University is located in the Province of Québec, where the official language is French. As a consequence, existing French language ability, and/or the commitment to attain and maintain French competency, are considered assets.
McGill University is committed to equity and diversity within its community and values academic rigour and excellence. We welcome and encourage applications from racialized persons/visible minorities, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, and persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, as well as from all qualified candidates with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities.
At McGill, research that reflects diverse intellectual traditions, methodologies, and modes of dissemination and translation is valued and encouraged. Candidates are invited to demonstrate their research impact both within and across academic disciplines and in other sectors, such as government, communities, or industry.
McGill further recognizes and fairly considers the impact of leaves (e.g., family care or health-related) that may contribute to career interruptions or slowdowns. Candidates are encouraged to signal any leave that affected productivity, or that may have had an effect on their career path. This information will be considered to ensure the equitable assessment of the candidate’s record.
McGill implements an employment equity program and encourages members of designated equity groups to self-identify. It further seeks to ensure the equitable treatment and full inclusion of persons with disabilities by striving for the implementation of universal design principles transversally, across all facets of the University community, and through accommodation policies and procedures. Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact, in confidence, email@example.com.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
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