27.3808, Jobs: Historical Linguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Richmond

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Subject: 27.3808, Jobs: Historical Linguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Richmond

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Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 09:55:45
From: Walt Stevenson [wstevens at richmond.edu]
Subject: Historical Linguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Richmond, Virginia, USA

 
University or Organization: Univeristy of Richmond 
Department: Classical Studies
Job Location: Virginia, USA 
Web Address: http://classics.richmond.edu/
Job Title: Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Historical Linguistics
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Historical Linguistics 


Description:

The Department of Classical Studies at the University of Richmond seeks
applications for a tenure-track appointment to begin in fall 2017.   The
position is for a specialist in Historical Linguistics. Successful candidates
must be committed to excellence in teaching. Potential areas of instruction
include comparative mythology, Indo-European linguistics, language
contact/linguistic hegemony, ancient Greek and Latin, and ancient material
culture. In particular we seek an individual who is committed to increasing
the number of linguistics courses while helping shape the department and
school’s curriculum and building our mission in a time of strategic planning
and change. Special attention will be given to those who can also contribute
to an ongoing campus-wide discussion of inclusive language pedagogy. Research
specialties in interdisciplinary approaches toward ancient cultures will be
most welcome. PhD must be received by August 2017 to qualify for
consideration.

Applicants should apply online at the application URL below. Send letter of
application, a statement on teaching (including teaching philosophy and
teaching experience), a statement of future research agenda, curriculum vitae,
dossier (graduate transcripts and letters of recommendation), and a short
writing sample. Submissions are due by November 10, 2016. Requests for more
information may be sent to the search committee chair, Walt Stevenson.  We
will interview selected candidates via Skype in mid-December.  

The University of Richmond is a highly selective private institution dedicated
to excellence in both teaching and scholarship.  The University of Richmond is
committed to developing a diverse workforce and student body, and to modeling
an inclusive campus community which values the expression of difference in
ways that promote excellence in teaching, learning, personal development, and
institutional success. Our academic community strongly encourages applications
that are in keeping with this commitment. We offer employment benefits to
domestic partners and prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sexual
orientation or gender identity. Candidates are invited to include a statement
indicating how they would contribute to the University’s goals of increasing
diversity and making diversity truly inclusive. For more information on the
department, resources, and teaching assignment, see
http://classics.richmond.edu/.



Application Deadline: 10-Nov-2016 
	  
Web Address for Applications: https://goo.gl/sAmFQg 
Contact Information:
	Professor Walt Stevenson 
	Email: wstevens at richmond.edu 
	Phone: 8042898424 


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