Tenure Track Assistant Professorship in Ancient History

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The Department of History at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professorship in Ancient History. The area of historical specialization is open, but applicants’ research and teaching expertise should fall within the history of the broader Mediterranean world between 800 B.C.E. and 500 C.E. The successful applicant would be expected to develop a teaching profile centered on Greek and/or Roman history. The Department would be especially interested in inviting applications from those who could contribute to the initiatives of the Ancient World Mapping Center (https://awmc.unc.edu/wordpress/). Additionally, the successful applicant would be encouraged to develop connections, in both research and teaching, with colleagues in the Department of History and those in other subject centers at UNC, as well as within North Carolina’s Research Triangle and beyond. The teaching responsibilities for this position are two classes per semester.

The Department of History and the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, advancing the ideals espoused at https://diversity.unc.edu. The University is an equal opportunity employer and educator that welcomes all to apply, including those who live and teach outside the United States. We particularly welcome applications from women, BIPOC, veterans, LGBTIQA+, individuals with disabilities, and other groups of people from historically and currently marginalized backgrounds. The University will supply the resources needed for accommodations.

The application materials should comprise a letter that discusses the candidate’s plans for and approaches to research and teaching;

  • a curriculum vitae;
  • a statement on engagement with diversity and inclusion;
  • and the names and contact information of four referees.

Those invited for interview may be asked to submit further materials.

Applicants should apply online by clicking the ‘Apply’ button.

The deadline for applications is November 6, 2022. It is anticipated that preliminary interviews will be conducted, by Zoom, in the first week of January 2023, and that on-campus visits by shortlisted candidates will take place between 23 January 2023 and 17 February 2023.

Applicants must have a Ph.D., in History or closely related subject, in hand by July 1, 2023.

Inquiries about this position can be directed to the chair of the search committee, Marcus Bull ([email protected])

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