Assistant Professor Without Review in Latin Language and Literature

The Department of Classical, Near Eastern and Religious Studies (CNERS) at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver) invites applications for an Assistant Professor Without Review in Latin language and literature.  The successful candidate must be able to teach Latin at all levels, and courses on topics such as Latin literature, myth, ancient women, classical reception, classics in the media, and/or another area of specialization. The 1-year appointment is expected to commence September 1, 2018.  This position is subject to final budgetary approval.  Reappointment will be subject to excellent performance and availability of funds.

The successful candidate must hold a Ph.D., provide evidence of teaching effectiveness, and have demonstrated accomplishments in scholarship, as well as an enthusiasm for teaching in a department with the unique combination of fields present in CNERS.  S/he will be expected to maintain an active program of research, graduate and undergraduate teaching (12 credits = four 3-credit courses), and participate fully in graduate supervision, departmental service and events.  Information about the programs, faculty research interests, and general activities of CNERS are found at

Applications are to be submitted by April 23, 2018 to with the subject line “Latin Lit. position.”  Applicants should provide the following documents: a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a sample scholarly paper (maximum 15 pages), and evidence of teaching ability and effectiveness. Shortlisted applicants may be asked for a teaching dossier.

In addition, applicants should arrange to have three confidential letters of recommendation sent directly by their referees, by the above deadline, via email to with the subject line: “Latin Lit. position.”

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Métis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Informal enquiries may be made to the Head of the Department of CNERS, Prof. Leanne Bablitz, at cners.head(at)