Lecturer in Classical Philosophy, University of Manchester

Lecturer in Classical (Graeco-Roman) Philosophy (teaching and research)

University of Manchester

Application deadline: 22nd May 2016

  • Reference : HUM-08080
  • Faculty / Organisational unit : Humanities
  • School / Directorate : School of Arts, Languages and Cultures
  • Division : Classics & Anc Hist, Archeology & Relig
  • Employment type : Permanent
  • Location : Oxford Road, Manchester
  • Salary : £34,576 – £47,801 per annum
  • Hours per week : 1.0 FTE

The University of Manchester seeks to appoint a permanent Lecturer (teaching and research) in the philosophy of the Greek and/or Roman worlds. This position is designed to cover teaching, administrative, and related duties in classical philosophy and related subjects, and to make a substantial contribution to the research profile of the department. You will be expected also to make some contribution teaching of classical culture more widely.

You will have completed a PhD or equivalent in Classics or a related discipline and will be able to teach courses and conduct research in the field of Classical Philosophy. You will possess good communication skills and the ability to work as part of a team. You will be expected to take an active interest in undergraduate teaching, find ways of encouraging student learning and be prepared to adopt different methodologies for teaching and assessment to suit different student groups. In addition, you must be able to collaborate closely with colleagues in the delivery of teaching and learning, be willing to take a share of responsibilities for student progress and academic management, and be eager to make a full commitment to our ideals of collegiality and academic integrity at all levels of activity. You will have the beginnings of a strong, international publication record, or very clear indications of the capacity to develop such a record. You will be keen to apply for research funding and to develop collaborative projects with colleagues locally and internationally.

The ability to contribute to the teaching of Greek or Latin language is essential.

The University of Manchester values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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Lecturer in Classical Philosophy, University of Manchester

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