Assistant Professor position in Classical Archaeology

Saturday, December 10, 2011


Texas Tech University
2910 18th, Lubbock
79409-2071 Lubbock , TX
United States
33° 34' 44.3568" N, 101° 52' 6.006" W
Texas US

The Department of Classical & Modern Languages & Literatures at Texas Tech University seeks applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Classical Archaeology. We seek applicants with a record of teaching, research, and publication in Roman archaeology and material culture, who will be able to teach surveys in Roman archaeology and material culture at the graduate and undergraduate levels and to complement existing faculty interests. The candidate should also be capable of teaching existing core courses in the program: such as Sports and Spectacles in the Ancient World, World of the Near East, Gender and Sexuality. Ability to teach undergraduate Latin is an advantage.

Responsibilities include an ongoing program of research and commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching. Preference will be given to candidates who have very strong records of scholarship supported by extramural funding and who have the proven capacity or clear potential to bring externally sponsored research to Texas Tech University. Service to the department, college, and university is expected. Must have Ph.D. in hand by beginning of appointment. Apply online at, requisition # 2012TLF061.

Send letter of application, CV, 3 letters of reference, and a writing sample to:

Ms. Theresa Madrid

Attn. Classics Search Committee

Department of Classical and Modern Languages and Literatures

Texas Tech University

PO Box 42071

Lubbock, Texas 79409-2071


Deadline for receipt of applications is Dec. 10, 2011. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, Texas Tech University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We actively encourage applications from all those who can contribute, through their research, teaching and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community at Texas Tech University. Texas Tech University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, sex, marital status, disability or status as a U.S. veteran. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates and consider the needs of dual career couples.

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Ms. Theresa Madrid