Department of Classics, Yale University

Position ID:Yale-Classics-APGH [#7789]
Position Title: Assistant Professor in Greek History
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:New Haven, Connecticut 06520, United States [map]
Subject Area: Classics / Greek and/or Latin Literature
Appl Deadline:2016/12/30 finished (posted 2016/09/01, listed until 2017/03/01)
Position Description:    

*** The account for Department of Classics, Yale University has expired, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Department of Classics at Yale University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position with research interests in archaic and classical Greek history, to begin July 1, 2017. Applicants should have the Ph.D. in hand by the time of the appointment. Areas of research specialization can include social, economic, cultural, political, environmental, and legal history, as well as material culture. Ideally, the successful candidate will work in more than one of these fields and bring distinctive methodological and theoretical strengths. Yale has a thriving research community of ancient historians who participate in a larger network of more than sixty scholars of the premodern world coordinated through the Yale Initiative for the Study of Antiquity and the Premodern World (YISAP). The department seeks to foster dynamic, imaginative, and research-led teaching and places great value on the quality of undergraduate instruction and advising. The successful candidate will demonstrate an interest in supporting the Combined Program in Classics and History for the training of graduate students. Yale University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Yale values diversity among its students, staff, and faculty and especially encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans, and underrepresented minority scholars. Applications, including a c.v., a writing sample of approximately 20 pages, and three letters of reference should be submitted online at The review of applications will begin November 7, 2016. Inquiries about this position should be addressed to Noel Lenski at

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Further Info:
(203) 432-0977 or (203) 432-0978
Department of Classics
Yale University
344 College Street
P.O. Box 208266
New Haven CT 06520-8266

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