Job Alert: Religions in the Greco-Roman World Assistant Professorship (McGill, Canada)

Assistant Professor in Religions in the Greco-Roman World
The Department of History and Classical Studies and the School of Religious Studies of McGill University invite applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor in “Religions in the Greco-Roman World.” The successful applicant is expected to hold a relevant Ph.D. at time of appointment, to show promise of excellence in teaching and to have an innovative research portfolio. The successful applicant can expect to teach and develop courses in Ancient History, Biblical Studies, and Classics. The ability to teach ancient Greek and Koine Greek is essential. A specialization in any of the literatures, religions and philosophies in the Greco-Roman World, such as Stoicism, Cynicism, Mystery Religions, Judaism, Christianity, Gnosticism is desirable.
The review of applications will begin on December 15, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.
Applicants should submit the following: a letter of introduction, curriculum vitae, one page teaching statement, and at least three reference letters. All materials, including referees’ letters of recommendation, must be submitted electronically to the Academic Jobs Online website
Inquiries may be directed to Professor Gerbern Oegema, School of Religious Studies, McGill University via e-mail:
McGill University is committed to equity in employment and diversity. It welcomes applications from: women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, visible minorities, and others who may contribute to further diversification. All qualified candidates will be considered; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.