Richard Hunter is Visiting Professor from Feb. 26 to Mar. 1

Richard Hunter, Emeritus Regius Professor of Greek at the University of Cambridge, will be Visiting Professor in the Department of Classics from Monday, Feb. 26 to Friday, March 1. In addition to delivering a traditional academic lecture on the reception of Euripides’ Medea in antiquity, Prof. Hunter will take part in a conversation on recent international trends in the field of Classics, lead a seminar on Dio Chrysostom’s “Euboean Discourse,” and collaborate with faculty and graduate students on ongoing research projects.

Prof. Hunter’s visit is part of the programming of the Center for the Study of Ancient Fiction, and is co-sponsored by Argyropoulos Chair in Hellenic Studies.  

Assistant Professor of Digital Classics in the Classics Department

Job #JPF02629
Classics / College of Letters & Science – Humanities and Fine Arts / UC Santa Barbara

Apply now: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/JPF02629/apply
View this position online: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/JPF02629

POSITION OVERVIEW

Position title: Assistant Professor
Salary range: The posted UC salary scales set the minimum pay determined by rank and/or step at the time of appointment. See Table 1 for the salary ranges. Off-scale salaries and other components of pay, i.e. a salary that is higher than the published system-wide salary at the designated rank and step, are offered when necessary to meet competitive conditions. A reasonable estimate for this position is $78,700 – $102,200 at the Assistant Professor level.
Percent time: 100%
Anticipated start: July 1, 2024

APPLICATION WINDOW

Open date: November 1, 2023
Next review date: Friday, Dec 1, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Sunday, Jun 30, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

The Department of Classics at the University of California, Santa Barbara, invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Classics & Digital Humanities to begin on July 1, 2024.

Requirements for the position include a PhD (or its international equivalent) in Classics or closely related fields (e.g. Greek/Roman concentrations in History, Comparative Literature, Art History/Archaeology, Religious Studies); a record of research combining Classics and Digital Humanities; competence in Greek and/or Latin and the ability to teach Greek and Roman literature, culture, history, or archaeology at the undergraduate level or higher.

The position carries a teaching load of 5 or 4 courses (in alternating years) over three quarters. Duties will include developing and teaching graduate and undergraduate courses, supervising and mentoring graduate degree candidates, contributing as a dissertation committee member or as dissertation advisor, and participating in the administrative activities and intellectual life of the Department and the University. The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, and service as appropriate to the position.

The Department is home to a vibrant community of faculty, graduate students, and undergraduate majors and minors. For more information about our research strengths, PhD program, and undergraduate curriculum, go to: https://www.classics.ucsb.edu/

In 2023-24, a wide array of UC Santa Barbara departments is partnering with the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion to launch a special faculty recruitment initiative named after Benjamin Banneker, the 18th-century African American mathematician, astronomer, anti-racist, engineer, ecologist, and peace advocate. Funded by an Advancing Faculty Diversity grant from the UC Office of the President, with the goal of diversifying faculty, research, and curriculum, the Banneker Initiative aims to recruit scholars, scientists, and engineers whose disciplinary and interdisciplinary work would take place within the community of interests exemplified by Banneker’s intellectual, ethical, and social commitments as an African American scientist. Applicants may be eligible to be fellows in the Benjamin Banneker Initiative. The community of Banneker Fellows will receive funding for cohort building and professional development activities, including enrollment in the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity Faculty Success Program, proposal writing training, and seed grants.

QUALIFICATIONS

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
• At minimum, applicants must have completed all requirements for a PhD (or international equivalent) in Classics or a closely related field (e.g. Greek/Roman concentrations in History, Comparative Literature, Art History/Archaeology, Religious Studies) at the time of application.

Additional qualifications (required at time of start)
• A PhD in Classics or a closely related field (e.g. Greek/Roman concentrations in History, Comparative Literature, Art History/Archaeology, Religious Studies) is required by the time of appointment.

Preferred qualifications

• Competence in Greek and/or Latin.
• Ability and relevant preparation to teach standard Classics courses, e.g., Greek or Latin courses, undergraduate lecture courses in Greek or Roman literature, culture, history, or archaeology; graduate and undergraduate seminars in Greek or Roman literature, culture, history, or archaeology.
• A promising, verifiable research program in Digital Humanities involving Classics.
• Experience integrating digital tools and projects into teaching.
• A demonstrated commitment to enhancing diversity and equity through research, teaching, and service.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

Document requirements

  • Curriculum Vitae – (1-2 pages)
  • Cover Letter – (2 pages), Including a discussion of research and teaching.
  • Graduate Transcripts – MA/PhD
  • Writing Sample – Not more than 20pp./7,000 words.
  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity – (1 page) Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service.
  • Sample of Digital Project – If not already included in the writing sample. (Optional)

Reference requirements

  • 3 letters of reference required
    Please arrange to have 3 letters of recommendation submitted via UC Recruit.

Apply link: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/JPF02629

Help contact: rebeca_adam@ucsb.edu

CAMPUS INFORMATION

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California Policy on Vaccination Programs, as may be amended or revised from time to time. Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

JOB LOCATION

Santa Barbara, CA

Visiting Assistant Professor in the Classics Department

Job #JPF02550
Classics / College of Letters & Science – Humanities and Fine Arts / UC Santa Barbara
Apply now: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/JPF02550/apply
View this position online: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/JPF02550 (expired)


POSITION OVERVIEW
Position title: Visiting Assistant Professor
Salary range: Annual Salary: $75,100 at 100% time
Anticipated start: Service Start Date: September 24, 2023
Position duration: Appointment for the AY 2023-2024.


APPLICATION WINDOW
Open date: July 6, 2023
Next review date: Monday, Jul 31, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: Friday, Dec 15, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


POSITION DESCRIPTION
The Department of Classics, University of California, Santa Barbara, invites applications for a one-year, non-renewable position at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor for the 2023-2024 academic year. The promise of excellence in teaching and research is essential. UCSB is on the quarter system, and the
teaching load is 4 courses. These courses will include a seminar for advanced undergraduates, and lower and upper-division courses in Greek and Roman literature and civilization, one of them being our very large lecture course in Greek Mythology. The Department is especially interested in candidates who can
contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, and service. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain an active research agenda, including efforts such as presenting their research to the department, participating in department research events, and
seeking external presentations. Service duties will include efforts such as serving on the lecture committee and helping to recruit new undergraduate majors. This is a full-time position, and the successful candidate is expected not to hold outside employment during the period of appointment.

The Department will begin reviewing materials on August 1, 2023; to ensure full consideration, all materials must be submitted on or before July 31st. The position will remain open until filled.

QUALIFICATIONS
Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
– Applicants must have completed all requirements for a PhD (or equivalent) in Classics or a related field, except the dissertation at the time of application

Additional qualifications (required at time of start)
– A PhD in Classics or a related field is required by the time of
appointment.

Preferred qualifications
– Holds a comparable position elsewhere.
– Experience in teaching Greek Mythology.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS
Document requirements
– Curriculum Vitae – Your most recently updated C.V.
– Cover Letter
– Statement of Research
– Statement of Teaching Experience
– Syllabus for Greek Mythology – Please provide a copy of a syllabus that would be for a lower-division course in Greek Mythology

– Teaching Evaluations – Please provide teaching evaluations from two recently taught courses.

Reference requirements

– 3 letters of reference required
Applicants should provide the names and contact information for 3 references and must request letters of reference within the system in order to complete application requirements.

Apply link: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/JPF02550
Help contact: rebeca_adam@ucsb.edu

CAMPUS INFORMATION
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic
protected by law.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California Policy on Vaccination Programs – With Updated Interim Amendments. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of receiving the COVID-19 Vaccine Primary Series or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, Religious Objection, and/or Deferral based on pregnancy or recent COVID-19 diagnosis and/or treatment) no later than the applicable deadline. All Covered Individuals must also provide proof of receiving the most recent CDC-recommended COVID-19 booster or properly decline such booster no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees should refer to Exhibit 2, Section II.C. of the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Attachment for applicable deadlines. All Covered Individuals must also provide proof of being Up-To-Date on seasonal influenza vaccination or properly decline such vaccination no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to the Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Program Attachment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.


JOB LOCATION
Santa Barbara, CA

Part-Time Lecturer in the Classics Department

Job #JPF02428
Classics / College of Letters & Science – Humanities and Fine Arts / UC Santa Barbara
Apply now: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/JPF02428/apply
View this position online: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/JPF02428

POSITION OVERVIEW
Salary range: See Table 15 for the salary range for this position. A reasonable estimated full-time rate for this position at 100% time is $64,329-$70,295.
Percent appointments may vary.

APPLICATION WINDOW
Open date: April 1, 2023
Next review date: Sunday, Apr 16, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: Sunday, Mar 31, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

POSITION DESCRIPTION
The Department of Classics at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for a pool of qualified part-time lecturers to teach for the academic year. The availability of positions varies from quarter to quarter, depending on the needs of the department. Positions may range from one quarter to
a year, with the possibility of reappointment.

Diversity statement (from RB VII-7): The university/department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the
academic community through research, teaching, and service as appropriate to the position.

The posting will remain open until March 31, 2024, to accommodate department needs. The pool will close on March 31, 2024; if you would like to continue to be considered after that time, and the pooled position is advertised again, you will need to submit a new application.

Please note: The use of a lecturer pool does not guarantee that an open position exists at the time you are applying. See the next review date specified in UC Recruit to indicate the next potential upcoming opening. If there is no future review date showing, your application may not be considered at this time.

QUALIFICATIONS
Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
A PhD in Classics or related discipline (e.g., Comparative Literature with specialization in Classics) is required at the time of application.

Preferred qualifications
Specializations: generalists, experience in teaching Classics courses in translation experience or ability to teach Greek and Latin at all levels, as evidenced from
application materials and though interview.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS
Document requirements
– Curriculum Vitae – Your most recently updated C.V.
– Cover Letter
– Two Syllabus Samples – Required:
–      One lower-level GE course syllabus
–      One upper-level GE course syllabus
Reference requirements
– 3 letters of reference required
Applicants should provide the names and contact information for 3 references and must request letters of reference within the system in order to complete application requirements.

Apply link: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/JPF02428
Help contact: radam@hfa.ucsb.edu

CAMPUS INFORMATION
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic
protected by law.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California Policy on Vaccination Programs – With Updated Interim Amendments. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of receiving the COVID-19 Vaccine Primary Series or, if applicable, submit a request
for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, Religious Objection, and/or Deferral based on pregnancy or recent COVID-19 diagnosis and/or treatment) no later than the applicable deadline. All Covered Individuals must also provide proof of receiving the most recent CDC-recommended COVID-19
booster or properly decline such booster no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees should refer to Exhibit 2, Section II.C. of the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Attachment for applicable deadlines. All Covered Individuals must also provide proof of being Up-To-Date on seasonal influenza vaccination or properly decline such vaccination no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to the Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Program Attachment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

JOB LOCATION
Santa Barbara, CA

Painting of Woman with her hair wrapped up in a pink cloth

HARMONIA ROSALES: ENTWINED

The Department of Classics is pleased to announce Harmonia Rosales: Entwined, an exhibition that presents a new and dynamic body of work by celebrated Afro-Cuban American artist Harmonia Rosales. Rosales’ interweaving of representations from ancient Greek and Yoruba mythologies invites viewers to challenge their ideas about identity and empowerment. Women and people of color, the protagonists of her canvases, assume roles of power and beauty in exquisite imaginings of ancient myths and Renaissance paintings.

The exhibition will take place from Saturday, January 8, 2022 to Sunday, March 20, 2022 at the Art, Design & Architecture Museum at the University of California, Santa Barbara. 

Harmonia Rosales: Entwined is a collaboration between the artist, the Argyropoulos Chair in Hellenic Studies, the Department of Classics, and the Art, Design & Architecture Museum at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

For more information, please click here.

Image: “Oba and Her Ear.” Courtesy of the artist, © 2021 Harmonia Rosales.

Temporary Part-Time Lecturer in the Classics Department

The Department of Classics invites applicants for possible openings as Temporary Part-Time Lecturer positions for the 2019-2020 academic year at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Appointments are variable in terms of percentage time and appointment may be from one quarter to a year, with the possibility of reappointment.

Areas of specialization: 
-Generalists
-Teaching Classics in translation
-Teaching ancient Greek at all levels
-Teaching Latin at all levels

Minimum Qualification: Ph.D. in Classics or related discipline (e.g. Comparative Literature with a specialization in Classics) is required at the time of application. The salary is based on UC’s salary scales. To ensure full consideration, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, syllabi for two upper division GE courses and arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent through UC Recruit https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/JPF01525 . The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through teaching, research, and service. For information on our department, please visit our website https://www.classics.ucsb.edu/ .

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.