The Opportunity

Halifax, NS
Education and Training

The Department of Modern Languages and Classics at Saint Mary's University invites applications for a contractually limited eight-month appointment in Classics at the rank of Assistant Professor.

The appointment will begin September 1, 2019. For more information about the Classics program, please visit:, or contact Dr. Myles McCallum at

What you'll do


We are seeking candidates who are able to teach courses in ancient history, Classical civilization, art, and archeology, with a demonstrated record of effectiveness in university teaching, and who will support courses from introductory through to senior levels of the program.

What you'll need


Applicants must hold a PhD in Classics, Classical Archaeology, Art History, or Ancient History. Alongside a full-time teaching assignment, the successful candidate will be expected to advise students and participate actively in the intellectual life of the department.

A little bit about us

Saint Mary’s University

Founded in 1802, Saint Mary's University is one of Canada's oldest and leading institutions of higher learning and has evolved into a vibrant and engaged community of students, faculty, staff, and alumni from more than 100 countries around the world. Saint Mary's University is home to one of Canada's leading business schools, a Science Faculty widely known for its cutting-edge research, a comprehensive and innovative Arts Faculty and a vibrant Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research.

Saint Mary's University hires on the basis of merit and is committed to the principles of employment equity. Saint Mary's University encourages applications from qualified women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, and people with disabilities. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. Visit our web site at

Are you interested?

Work With Us

Letters of application accompanied by an up-to-date curriculum vitae, the names and contact information of three referees, graduate transcripts, teaching and research dossiers, including recent teaching evaluations and a sample of scholarly writing, should be sent electronically to:

Dr. Myles McCallum Chair, Department of Modern Languages and Classics Saint Mary's University Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 3C3 E-mail: Tel: (902) 420-5808

The closing date for applications is June 14, 2019