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Classics in Contemporary Perspectives

Postdoctoral Fellowship

AY 2014-2015

The Classics in Contemporary Perspectives Initiative at the University of South Carolina, Columbia, invites applications for a one-year postdoctoral fellowship from scholars who work on the Ancient world from an interdisciplinary and contemporary perspective. We especially welcome applications from scholars whose research interests intersect with projects and topics in ongoing CCP research and teaching. Examples include but are not limited to: democratic theory and practice; the reception of classical texts; democracy-building and citizenship in transitional societies; rhetorical invention and discourses of ethical life; Ancient philosophy and philosophy of science.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. in a relevant field, such as Politics, Comparative Literature, Rhetoric, Classics, History, Philosophy, or another related discipline. Applicants should have demonstrated experience in research and teaching, a record of communicating research results via publications and/or professional presentations, and be willing and able to participate in collaborative, interdisciplinary research and teaching.

This nine month, full time, position will be available starting August 16, 2014 and ending May 15, 2015. Salary is $40,000-$45,000 depending on experience.

For full consideration, applications must be received by February 3, 2014. Applicants should submit a CV, a statement of research interests, a writing sample, and three letters of reference to: Jill Frank, Director, Classics in Contemporary Perspectives, Department of Political Science, Gambrell Hall, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208.

The University of South Carolina is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Minorities and women are especially encouraged to apply. The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or decisions for qualified persons on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or veteran status.

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