Assistant Professor in Humanities – University of New Hampshire

Assistant Professor in Humanities – University of New Hampshire

The Department of Classics, Humanities & Italian Studies within the College of Liberal Arts seeks to hire a tenure-track assistant professor to start in Fall 2016

The Department of Classics, Humanities & Italian Studies is an interdisciplinary department, and for this position, in the Humanities Program, we are particularly interested in applicants whose work treats the complexities of intercultural exchange, conflict, coexistence and communication in the Mediterranean Basin between 700 and 1500 CE. Applicants should have strong interests in notions of community, identity, and cultural belonging, and will collaborate in scholarship, teaching and curriculum development with others who work in different geographical, temporal or disciplinary areas. We seek scholars who focus on literature, cultural history, visual culture, performance, or philosophy, and we prefer those who work at the intersection of at least two disciplinary perspectives.

A PhD in any related Humanities discipline in hand by July 15, 2016 is required.

Please upload a CV and cover letter to, and have 3-4 letters of recommendation sent to: Dr. Amy Boylan, Committee Chair, Department of Classics, Humanities & Italian Studies, 316 Murkland Hall, University of New Hampshire, 15 Library Way, Durham, NH 03824.

Email: <>. The cover letter should address how intercultural exchange in the Mediterranean Basin and interdisciplinary study inform the candidate’s research program and teaching interests.

For full consideration CV, cover letter and letters of recommendation must be received by October 30, 2015. Candidates chosen for further consideration will be notified in mid-November and asked to send a writing sample, evidence of teaching effectiveness, a sample syllabus, and a statement providing further details of their research and teaching interests.

The University of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution. The university seeks excellence through diversity among its administrators, faculty, staff, and students. The university prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged.

For the official job posting and application instructions please follow this link to the University of New Hampshire Human Resources website: