Job Ad Endowed Chair Hellenic Studies 2021
FOUNDATION FOR HELLENIC STUDIES— ILLINOIS CHAIR IN HELLENIC STUDIES
The Department of Classics and Mediterranean Studies and the Department of History in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS) at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) invite applications and nominations for the endowed chair “Foundation for Hellenic Studies—Illinois Chair in Hellenic Studies.” We seek a scholar in the humanities with a research focus on any aspect of Hellenic Studies, broadly understood. Areas of research focus may range from antiquity to the foundation of the modern Greek state to the present. Preference will be given to scholars who demonstrate in their research or teaching diachronic expertise in Greek culture and history. The appointment will reside in the Department of Classics and Mediterranean Studies or the Department of History. Shared appointments between these two units may be possible when appropriate.
The successful candidate will provide leadership in Hellenic Studies and develop a compelling and sustainable plan for excellence in research, teaching, service, and community engagement. The endowed “Foundation for Hellenic Studies—Illinois Chair in Hellenic Studies” will work with key units and communities at UIC and the Chicago metropolitan area to promote the value of Hellenic history and culture through scholarship, teaching, student engagement, and community outreach.
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