Jobs for Medievalists

Haverford College invites applications for a tenure-track position in the Department of Classics at the rank of Assistant Professor. The position will start in Fall 2020 and qualified candidates should have completed the PhD at the time of the appointment. The field of scholarly expertise is open but the successful candidate is expected to establish a vigorous research agenda in their area of scholarship and contribute to Haverford’s Classics curriculum, which is taught in collaboration with colleagues at Bryn Mawr College. The candidate will be expected to offer courses in Greek and/or Latin at all levels and courses in classical literature, history, and culture in translation. Applicants are encouraged to indicate their ability to expand Haverford’s Classics curriculum by (for example) offering courses in other historical languages or contributing to one or more of our interdisciplinary minors or concentrations ( The candidate should also be able to offer courses that can be cross-listed with the Haverford-Bryn Mawr program in Comparative Literature (

Applicants should submit the following materials via Interfolio ( a cover letter, CV, three confidential letters of recommendation, a writing sample of approximately 20–40 pages, and a 2–4 page teaching statement that highlights strategies for effective engagement with students from diverse backgrounds, use of varied pedagogies, and other experiences as a teacher and mentor. All application materials must be submitted by 11:59 pm EDT on October 13, 2019.

Preliminary interviews will be conducted at the Society for Classical Studies Annual Meeting in Washington, DC, January 9–12, 2020 or by video conference.

Questions about the position may be directed to Bret Mulligan, Chair, Department of Classics ( Questions about the application process should be directed to For technical questions, please contact Interfolio directly at 1-877-997-8807 or

Haverford College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, disability or veteran status.  Haverford has a longstanding commitment to diversity rooted in values of inclusion and social justice, a commitment reflected in the curriculum, classrooms, and communal composition of the College.  Haverford welcomes applications from candidates who share these values and who will foster their contribution to the College’s mission.

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