JOB: Northwestern tenure-track position in ancient science, medicine, technology

Another position advertised for the study of ancient science in the Chicago area!

Northwestern tenure-track position in ancient science, medicine,

The Department of Classics at Northwestern University invites
applications for a full-time tenure-track appointment at the rank of
Assistant Professor, to begin September 1, 2022. We aim to hire a
Classicist with a scholarly focus on the development of science,
technology and medicine in the ancient Mediterranean. An ability to
teach advanced courses in Greek or Latin is expected. We are especially
interested in broadly trained, theoretically informed scholars whose
research intersects with the strengths at Northwestern in science and
engineering, philosophy and interdisciplinary humanities. The successful
candidate will contribute to the department’s innovative undergraduate
curriculum and to cross-disciplinary collaborations such as the
Classical Reception Workshop, the Global Antiquities initiative, and the
Science and Human Culture program.

This position carries a teaching load of four quarter-long courses. Our
program values engagement in public conversation and interdisciplinary
collaboration and is committed to promoting a culturally diverse
intellectual community. Applications from women, minorities and
underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged. A doctoral degree
is required by the time the appointment begins. In order to receive full
consideration, applications must be received by November 1, 2021.

Applicants should submit the following materials: a cover letter,
research statement of no more than 2 pages, curriculum vitae,
dissertation or book writing sample of 5,000-7,000 words, teaching
statement of no more than 2 pages, evidence of teaching excellence,
diversity statement, and three letters of recommendation. Please submit
materials electronically through the application link available on our
Inquiries may be directed to

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action
Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals
with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with
disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent
upon eligibility to work in the United States.