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Cattedra di Docente di Latino presso l'Università di Toronto

L'Università di Toronto mette a disposizione una cattedra di Professore Assistente, specializzato in poesia latina e con una particolare competenza in letteratura latina del periodo repubblicano. Questi sono i requisiti richiesti in dettaglio: The successful applicant will have demonstrated potential for excellence in research and teaching, and will be expected to contribute to a growing and research-intensive doctoral programme and to a thriving undergraduate programme in Latin, Greek, and Classical Civilization; an ability to teach Latin and Greek literature at all levels is required.

The Department of Classics at the University of Toronto is soliciting applications for a tenure-stream position at the rank of Assistant Professor, to be filled by a specialist in Latin poetry with expertise in republican Latin literature and/or Roman drama.

The successful applicant will have demonstrated potential for excellence in research and teaching, and will be expected to contribute to a growing and research-intensive doctoral programme and to a thriving undergraduate programme in Latin, Greek, and Classical Civilization; an ability to teach Latin and Greek literature at all levels is required.

The department welcomes a wide range of methods and innovative approaches to the study of literature and is particularly interested in candidates who combine a thorough training in Classics with an interest in other disciplines in the humanities or social sciences.

The Department of Classics cooperates closely with the graduate Drama Centre, the Centre for Comparative Literature, the Centre for Medieval Studies, the Women and Gender Studies Institute, and the Departments of Art, Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations, and Philosophy, among others.

The appointment will begin 1 July 2009; an appropriate doctoral degree must have been earned by that date. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applications should include: a curriculum vitae, a sample of academic writing, evidence of excellence in teaching, and a short description of the applicant’s current research plans. Applicants should also arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent to: Latin Poetry Search Committee, Department of Classics, University of Toronto, 125 Queen’s Park, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 2C7, CANADA.

To ensure full consideration, the application and all supporting documentation should be received by November 1, 2008.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community. The University especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Any enquiries about the application should be sent to chair.classics AT utoronto.ca.

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NOTA BENE:
Ho riportato il testo integralmente in inglese, poiché questa è la lingua ufficiale richiesta per gli aspiranti all’incarico.