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Assistant Professor in Classical Latin Prose
University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Date Posted Oct. 12, 2021
Title Assistant Professor in Classical Latin Prose
University University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville, TN, United States
Department Classics
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Aug. 1, 2022
  • Assistant Professor
  • Classics

The Department of Classics has been authorized to make an appointment in Latin language and literature at the rank of tenure-track Assistant Professor. Ph.D. required at the time of appointment. The expertise sought is Latin prose of the Classical era (ca. 100 BCE – 200 CE). The successful candidate will have strong promise of scholarly achievement, demonstrated excellence in teaching classical languages, and especially Classical Latin prose and prose composition, as well as the ability to contribute to our curriculum of large and small courses in classical civilization, literature, or mythology. An active interest in contributing to the department’s outreach is desirable. Moreover, we are seeking candidates who have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University.

Salary competitive. We will begin screening applications on December 2, 2021, and will continue reviewing them until the position is filled. Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a writing sample, as well as a two-page teaching statement that highlights strategies for effective engagement with students from diverse backgrounds, use of varied pedagogies, and other experiences as a teacher and mentor. Candidates should provide name and contact information, including telephone number and email address, for at least three references. We will contact referees at an advanced stage of the search. Please submit all materials electronically by following the directions posted at Please address inquiries to John Friend at

  • The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admission without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, and parental status.

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  • John Friend
    University of Tennessee, Knoxville
    1101 McClung Tower
    University of Tennessee
    Knoxville, TN 37996
  • 865 974 5458


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