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Foundation for Hellenic Studies Illinois Chair in Hellenic Studies

College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago

Job category Senior faculty / Tenured, continuing or permanent
AOS Classics, History, Hellenic Studies, Mediterranean Studies
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Chicago, Illinois, United States
Job description

The Department of Classics and Mediterranean Studies and the Department of History in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) invite applications and nominations for the “Foundation for Hellenic Studies—Illinois Chair in Hellenic Studies.” We seek a scholar who works on Hellenic Studies, with broad expertise in Greek history and cultural production in any period from antiquity to the foundation of the Greek nation state to the present. The candidate’s main research agenda may focus in either antiquity or modern times; nevertheless, the candidate will have to demonstrate competence, either through research or teaching, in all eras of Greek history. The successful candidate will provide leadership in the area of Hellenic Studies and a vision for excellence in research, teaching, service, and community engagement. The Foundation for Hellenic Studies—Illinois Chair in Hellenic Studies will work with key units and communities at UIC and the Chicago metropolitan area to enhance the mission of the Department of Classics and Mediterranean Studies, the Department of History, the College, and the University.

The Department of Classics and Mediterranean Studies and the Department of History are comprised of an interdisciplinary group of scholars dedicated to working in a wide range of fields in the Humanities and the Social Sciences, including literary studies, cultural studies, archeology, philosophy, and history. The faculty offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses and serves a diverse student body. Faculty members have exceptional research opportunities as a result of collaborations and affiliations with other units in the college, as well as with UIC research centers such as the Institute for the Humanities.

The desired appointment date is August 16, 2019. Salary is competitive based on qualifications. To apply complete an on-line application and upload a cover letter, full curriculum vitae and the names and full contact information of four references. For information about the application processes please contact Edward Drogos at edrogo2@uic.edu. For information about the Program please contact Rosilie Hernández, Associate Dean and Chair of the Committee at rosieher@uic.edu. Applications and nominations should be received by February 22, 2019 to receive full consideration.

Duties: Teach at the undergraduate and graduate level, advise students, do research in area of expertise, participate in the intellectual life of the department(s), provide service to the university, do community outreach.

Qualifications: The successful candidate will have a PhD, a distinguished record of scholarship, and evidence of excellence in teaching and service. This is a tenured position, and candidates must be eligible for appointment at either the full or associate professor rank. A demonstrated ability to foster collaboration among a diverse group of scholars is desirable, as is a strong record of scholarly achievement. The Foundation for Hellenic Studies—Illinois Chair in Hellenic Studies will work with key units and communities at UIC and the Chicago metropolitan area to enhance the mission of the Department of Classics and Mediterranean Studies, the Department of History, the College, and the University.

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=1...
Hard deadline Tomorrow, 11:59pm CST
Contact
Web address for more information http://las.uic.edu
Contact name Edward Drogos
Contact email
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Scheduled expiry date Tomorrow, 11:59pm CST
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