George L. Paddison Distinguished Professor in the Department of Classics
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Department of Classics
United States

George L. Paddison Distinguished Professor

 

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.
 

The Department will begin to consider applications on November 3, 2016, and continue the search until the position is filled. Applicants should apply online at http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/106168 and attach a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of four persons who would be willing to write letters of recommendation. Recommenders identified by the applicant will be contacted via email with instructions for uploading their letters. Inquiries may be addressed to Professor James O’Hara, Chair, Paddison Search Committee, at PaddisonSearch@unc.edu. The Department’s website is www.classics.unc.edu.

Posting Information

 

  • Position Type Permanent Faculty
  • Working Title George L. Paddison Distinguished Professor
  • Position Number 
  • Appointment Type Tenured/Tenure Track
  • Salary Range Dependent on Qualifications
  • Full-time/Part-time Full-Time Permanent
  • If part-time, hours per week 
  • FTE 1.0
  • Vacancy ID FAC0001785
  • Posting Open Date 09/27/2016
  • Application Deadline 
  • Open Until Filled Yes
  • Proposed Start Date 07/01/2017


Position Summary


The Department of Classics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has been authorized to search for a distinguished colleague to join the Department as George L. Paddison Professor of Classics, with a specialization in Greek poetry. This is a tenured position. The Paddison Professor teaches a wide range of courses and seminars in Greek poetry and Greek and Roman literature and culture more broadly and is expected to take an active role in supervision and mentoring at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Nominations are welcome.
 

Educational Requirements

Ph.D. in Classics or a related field.
 

Qualifications and Experience

The selected candidate must have a strong record of publication, an international reputation for excellence in research, a demonstrated commitment to first-rate teaching and mentoring, and potential for intellectual leadership and strong service.
 

Equal Opportunity Employer

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

 

Special Instructions


The Department will begin to consider applications on November 3, 2016, and continue the search until the position is filled. Applicants should apply online at http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/106168 and attach a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of four persons who would be willing to write letters of recommendation. Recommenders identified by the applicant will be contacted via email with instructions for uploading their letters. Inquiries may be addressed to Professor James O’Hara, Chair, Paddison Search Committee, at PaddisonSearch@unc.edu. The Department’s website is www.classics.unc.edu.

 

  • Quick Link http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/106168
  • Department Contact Information
  • Department Contact Name and Title James O'Hara
  • Department Contact Telephone or Email paddisonsearch@unc.edu


Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the University’s Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost office at (919) 962-1092 or send an email to facultyrecruitment@unc.edu.

 

Please note: The Executive Vice Chancellor & Provost office will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.
 

If you have any questions about the job requirements or the hiring department notify the Department Contact.

 

Applicant Documents

 

Required Documents

 

  • Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • List of References
  • Optional Documents

Supplemental Questions

 

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
 

Please tell us something about your current and future research.
(Open Ended Question)
 

What graduate courses would you be interested in teaching and how would you teach them?
(Open Ended Question)

 

What undergraduate courses either in Greek, or with all texts read in English, would you be interested in teaching and how would you teach them?
(Open Ended Question)

 

In what ways might you be able to provide "leadership" in the department?
(Open Ended Question)


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