Departmental Lecturer, University of Oxford

Departmental Lecturer in Greek and/or Latin Language and Literature (123493)

University of Oxford

Application deadline: 20th June 2016

The Faculty of Classics and St Anne’s College are seeking to appoint a Departmental Lecturer in Classical Languages and Literature from 1 October 2016. The appointment will be for a fixed period of 12 months to cover the teaching and other duties of Professor Matthew Leigh while he is undertaking the duties of the Corpus Christi Professor, who holds a research fellowship.

The postholder is expected to lecture and teach both undergraduate and graduate students and to engage in advanced study and research on any aspect of Classical Languages and Literature. She or he will also be expected to engage in examination assessment, admissions processes, and faculty administration. The postholder will be required to deliver up to 16 hours of faculty lectures or classes per year, supported by the production of course materials as required; undertake 8 contact hours of Classics teaching each week for the college, or by exchange for other colleges, in tutorials or small classes, averaged over the three 8-week terms of this appointment; and be responsible for the organisation of undergraduate teaching in classics at St Anne’s College.

The successful candidate will have: a doctorate (to be completed by 1 October 2016) in classical literature; a record of successful undergraduate teaching within the field of appointment; sufficient depth and breadth of knowledge in the subject to teach across a range of topics; an ongoing programme of research; and the ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues in a college and/or faculty environment.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 20 June 2016. It is expected that interviews will be held in late June.

For more details or to apply, click here.


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