Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, University of Winchester

HSS-F03 – Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Classical Studies

University of Winchester

Application deadline: 23rd May 2016

The Department of History within the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences is seeking to appoint a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Classical Studies, specialising in Classical literature and drama.

The Department of History is highly successful and growing. All staff undertake excellent teaching (96% for overall satisfaction, NSS 2015) and research (15.4% of outputs graded as ‘world-leading in originality, significance and rigour’ and 41% as ‘internationally excellent’ in REF 2014). Its range is rich and diverse, including Classical to Modern British and European History and Modern North American, Japanese, and Colonial/Postcolonial History. The BA and MClass Classical Studies programmes are in their third year of successful recruitment.

Working within the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences and the Department of History, you will teach the history of your specialist area, particularly Classical literature, together with modules on Classical language and philosophy. You may also be required to contribute to modules on public history and historical methodology within the University’s current BA and MA programmes. An interest in historical pedagogy is essential. The post does require some evening teaching and contributions to the administration of the Department and its programmes.

As our ideal candidate, you will have a doctorate and forthcoming publications to qualify for entry to the Research Excellence Framework 2020. You will have experience of teaching in higher education. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively are also essential.

Applicants must be able to start on 1 September 2016.

One of our core values is ‘individuals matter’.  As an employee at the University of Winchester, we are committed to your wellbeing and development.  You will have access to a wide range of benefits and support, comprehensive staff development programme, generous holiday entitlement and pension scheme. Further details can be found on our website. Post No: HSS-F03


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