Greek History and Language in the Ancient Mediterranean & Near Eastern World (2-Yr Assistant Professor Without Review)

Mar 14, 2023

The Department of Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies, at the University of British Columbia, is seeking applications for a two-year limited-term full-time appointment in Greek History and Language in the Ancient Mediterranean & Near Eastern World at the rank of Assistant Professor Without Review, effective July 1st, 2023.

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Classical Studies or a related field. The successful candidate will possess a strong commitment to teaching, and be able to teach an upper-year course on the Athenians and their empire and upper-level Greek. Teaching may also include introductory lecture courses and advanced seminars in a subject selected by the successful candidate in consultation with the Head. We encourage applications from candidates who can offer teaching in a secondary area relevant to our interdisciplinary department, including but not limited to Religious Studies, Near Eastern Studies, and Egyptology, as well as Classical Studies. The position involves teaching four 13-week courses (12 credits) annually, and participating in departmental service, events and initiatives.

Candidates will have demonstrated potential for peer-reviewed scholarly research, involvement in professional scholarly activity and successful teaching at various levels. We encourage applications from candidates who have a demonstrated track record of advancing a culture of equity and inclusion.

Enquiries may be made to the Head of the Department of AMNE, Dr. Michael Griffin, at

The deadline for the receipt of applications is April 15, 2023Applicants should apply only through AMNE’s Internal Resources website.

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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.