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:

Assistant Professor – Central European University (CEU)

The Department of Medieval Studies at Central European University (CEU) invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Byzantine Studies. The successful candidate will be an outstanding researcher and teacher in the field Byzantine Studies, with the ability to teach, and supervise, across a broad chronological range from ca. 500 to 1500. The successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining and further developing the profile of Byzantine Studies at the Department of Medieval Studies and is expected to be an active member of the Center for Eastern Mediterranean Studies (CEMS).

Offre d’emploi – Université de Sao Paolo IEA

Open call for IEA-USP’s visiting professor program 2015


The University of Sao Paulo IEA has just launched its open call for the prestigious International Visiting Professor Programme. IEA welcomes applications from international researchers of recognised merit, interested in conducting interdisciplinary research and contributing in a unique way with science, culture and society. Full details can be found here and how to apply, making an application.

Proposition d’emploi – University of Virginia

University of Virginia
College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Connective Cultures in the Post-Classical Mediterranean (4th to 10th century)

 The College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences of the University of Virginia invites applications for a tenure-track or tenured, full-time position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, from scholars with a research focus on connective cultures in the post-Classical Mediterranean (4th to 10th century).

 Possible areas of study might include: the interaction of knowledge, people and practices; the social, political and/or cultural history of one or more connective Mediterranean cultures or communities; minority, diasporic or vocationally distinct social groups (e.g., merchants, scholars of science and medicine); interstitial and nomadic polities and cultures; translation; reappropriation of earlier cultural forms, materials or technologies.

 Candidates must demonstrate excellence in scholarly research and an ongoing program of publication. They must also be committed to outstanding teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. PhD must be in hand by August 15, 2013.

 Possible home departments include, but are not limited to: Art, Classics, History or Religious Studies. The appointee will also hold an initial two-year Mellon Fellowship in ‘Comparative Cultures of the Pre-Modern World’ at the University’s interdisciplinary Institute of Humanities and Global Cultures.

 Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2012. The position will remain open until filled.

 To apply, candidates must create a Candidate Profile through Jobs@UVA ( and submit the following electronically:

a cover letter addressing research agenda and teaching interests, a c.v., a writing sample not exceeding 60 pages, and names and contact information for three references. Search on posting number 0610929.

 Questions regarding the application process for Jobs@UVa should be directed to: L. Kent Merritt, History Administrative Supervisor, Corcoran Department of History,

 For additional information on this position contact: Paul J.E. Kershaw, Chair, Search Committee,

 The University will perform background checks on all new faculty hires prior to making a final offer of employment.

 The University of Virginia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.