The following positions are currently open at Thorneloe University:


Department of Ancient Studies – 10 month limited term appointment

The Department of Ancient Studies at Thorneloe University (federated with Laurentian University) invites applications for a 10 month limited term appointment, beginning August 1st, 2017 and ending May 30th, 2018. Thorneloe University is a small undergraduate university where dedication to excellence in teaching is expected. The successful candidate will have a PhD in Classics or related area at the time of the appointment and will teach a variety of courses at all levels of the B.A. Preference will be given to candidates with a research interest in Roman literature. Other desirable qualifications include demonstrated high achievement in undergraduate teaching, published work, and evidence of continuing research.

The successful applicant will teach the following courses:

  1. LATN 3226 & 3227 Intermediate Latin (6 cr)
  2. ANCS 3427/4427 Roman History: The Late Republic & Early Empire (3 cr)
  3. another 3 cr course, depending on the needs of the Department and qualifications of the candidate

Official Course Descriptions are available at

Since the position will be funded partly by the Loukidelis Foundation (in memory of the late Hon. Mr. Justice Spyros Loukidelis, Chancellor of Thorneloe University, 1992–2001), the successful candidate will bear the title of Loukidelis Teaching Fellow. Beside the regular teaching duties, the Loukidelis Teaching Fellow will engage in active academic research and will deliver the triennial Loukidelis Lecture in April 2018.

More information on Thorneloe University and the Ancient Studies program may be found on the University’s website:

Ancient Studies
Thorneloe University

Instructions to Applicants
Applicants should send the following documents in electronic format using WORD or PDF files: a letter of application, their curriculum vitae, and contact information for three referees, by March 1, 2017 to the attention of:

Dr. Aven McMaster, Chair
Department of Ancient Studies
c/o Susan Moores

Receipt of applications will be acknowledged. The review of applications will begin on March 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. Thorneloe University is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from qualified Aboriginal Canadians, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and women. Government regulations require that applications from Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.


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