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Assistant or Associate Professor of Ancient Greek Studies - Department of Ancient Greek and Roman Studies

Position overview

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Anticipated start: July 1, 2022

Application Window

Open August 12th, 2021 through Friday, Nov 12, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Position description

The Department of Ancient Greek and Roman Studies ( formerly Classics) at the University of California, Berkeley seeks to appoint an Assistant Professor (tenure track) or Associate Professor (tenured) in Ancient Greek Studies.

Diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging are core values of the Department of Ancient Greek and Roman Studies. We believe that our excellence can only be fully realized by faculty, students, and staff who share fully our commitment to these values.

The Department seeks a specialist in Greek art/archaeology and/or literature, from the beginnings to the 3rd century CE, whose expertise complements the range of subjects and approaches covered by current faculty. Appropriate training and competence in ancient Greek and Latin is a further desideratum. For more faculty information go to: https://classics.berkeley.edu/people/faculty

Duties will include developing and teaching graduate and undergraduate courses, supervising and mentoring graduate degree candidates, contributing as a dissertation committee member or as dissertation advisor, participating in the administrative activities and intellectual life of the department and the University. For more information about the Department, go to: https://classics.berkeley.edu

The department is committed to addressing the family needs of faculty, including dual career couples and single parents. We are also interested in candidates who have had non-traditional career paths or who have taken time off for family reasons, or who have achieved excellence in careers outside academia.

For information about potential relocation to Berkeley, or career needs of accompanying partners and spouses, please visit: http://ofew.berkeley.edu/newfaculty

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

    Ph.D. or equivalent international degree or enrolled in a Ph.D or equivalent international degree-granting program at the time of application.

Preferred qualifications

    Advanced training and competence in Greek art/archaeology and/or literature; appropriate training and competence in ancient Greek and Latin; likelihood of making original and significant contributions to the advancement of the field, methodological rigor, ability write clearly and argue cogently. Evidence of understanding issues of diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging.

Application Requirements by Level

Assistant Professor

Position title: Assistant Professor

Individuals should submit their application at this level if they meet one of the following conditions: Current or recent PhD candidate or graduate; current or recent postdoc; current assistant professor (including those who are “senior” assistant professors near tenure). Please note that this level determination is only for application review purposes, not the ultimate appointment level of the finalist.

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter - A cover letter that includes current and future research plans and teaching philosophy.

  • Statement on Contributions to Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Statement on your contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including information about your understanding of these topics, your record of activities to date, and your specific plans and goals for advancing equity and inclusion if hired at Berkeley (for additional information go to https://ofew.berkeley.edu/recruitment/contributions-diversity).

  • Writing Sample of Recent Scholarship - Published or unpublished, In English, 20-30 pages.

Reference requirements
  • 3 letters of reference required

For Assistant Professor - 3 letters of recommendation are required at the time of application.

Apply link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/JPF03076

Associate Professor

Position title: Associate Professor

Individuals should submit their application at this level if they meet one of the following conditions: Current tenured professor; position equivalent to tenured professor (ie., at an international university). Please note that this level determination is only for application review purposes, not the ultimate appointment level of the finalist.

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter - A cover letter that includes current and future research plans and teaching philosophy.

  • Statement on Contributions to Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Statement on your contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including information about your understanding of these topics, your record of activities to date, and your specific plans and goals for advancing equity and inclusion if hired at Berkeley (for additional information go to https://ofew.berkeley.edu/recruitment/contributions-diversity).

  • Writing Sample of Recent Scholarship - Published or unpublished, In English, 20-30 pages.

Reference requirements

No letters required at time of application

Apply link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/JPF03076

Help contact: eolien@berkeley.edu

Campus Information

Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging are core values at UC Berkeley. Our excellence can only be fully realized by faculty, students, and academic and non-academic staff who share our commitment to these values. Successful candidates for our academic positions will demonstrate evidence of a commitment to advancing equity, inclusion, and belonging.

The University of California, Berkeley is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

In searches when letters of reference are required all letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality (http://apo.berkeley.edu/ucb-confidentiality-policy) prior to submitting their letter.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/5000695/SARS-CoV-2_Covid-19. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is eight weeks after their first date of employment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.)

Job location

Berkeley, CA