Research Assistant, University of Oxford

Research Assistant (Anachronism and Antiquity)

University of Oxford

Application deadline: 15th June 2016

Grade 7: £30,738 – £37,768 p.a.

The Faculty of Classics is seeking to appoint a full-time Research Assistant for the Leverhulme Trust funded Anachronism and Antiquity project, directed by Professor Tim Rood. The appointment will be for a fixed-term period of 3 years. The appointee will be a member of a research project which will undertake the first systematic study of the concept of anachronism in Greco-Roman antiquity, and of the role played by the idea of anachronism in the formation of the concept of antiquity itself. The project will focus on both classical and modern material. The appointee will contribute to the research for and writing of the outputs envisaged from the project which include a general book on anachronism; a conference volume; specialist journal papers; and two specialised monographs.

The successful candidate will have a relevant first degree and a doctorate, or equivalent research experience, in a relevant discipline; degree-level knowledge of Ancient Greek and Latin and good knowledge of relevant modern languages; the ability to manage their own research and administrative activities; and the ability to work well in a team and collaborate with co-editors and colleagues.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 15 June 2016. It is expected that interviews will be held in late June 2016.

  • Contact Person: Philippa Crowley
  • Contact Phone: 01865 288391
  • Contact Email:
  • Vacancy ID: 123305
  • Closing Date: 15-Jun-2016

For more details and to apply, click here.


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