Professorship, University of Oxford

Wykeham Professorship of Ancient History (124361)

University of Oxford

Application deadline: 19th September 2016

The Faculty of Classics is seeking to appoint an outstanding candidate to fill the Wykeham Professorship of Ancient (Greek) History.

The successful applicant will have a strong international research profile and broad interests and sympathies in order to contribute to and promote what is a wide and increasingly interdisciplinary research field in Oxford. S/he will have an excellent teaching record, and will exercise leadership and coordination across all areas of activity in the study and research of ancient Greek history in Oxford and beyond.

Informal enquiries about the post may be addressed to Miss Clare Jarvis; tel: 01865 288397.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Monday 19 September 2016.

For more information and to apply, click here.

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Professorship, University of Oxford

Teaching Fellowship, University of Bristol

Teaching Fellowship in Greek and Roman Literature (ACAD102103)

University of Bristol

Application deadline: 31st July 2016

The Department of Classics and Ancient History invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for one temporary teaching fellowship in classical languages and literature of five months’ duration from 1 September 2016. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to and develop the department’s provision of teaching at undergraduate level in Greek and Latin language, literature and culture. Candidates should normally have received their PhD by the date of appointment. An active research record will be an advantage.

The appointment start date is September 2016.

  • Grade: Pathway 3, Grade I
  • Salary: Starting salary £31,656 to £35,609 (pro-rata)

Contact for informal enquiries:

Timescale of appointment:

Shortlisted candidates will be notified on or around Wednesday 3 August 2016 and asked to submit a sample of their work (in English) of not more than 10,000 words, or 20 A4 pages, sent to hums-academicsupport@bristol.ac.uk as soon after notification as possible, but no later than Friday 5 August 2016.

It is anticipated that interviews will take place the week commencing 8 August 2016.

Closing date for applications: 31 July 2016, midnight

For more information and to apply, click here.

Teaching Fellowship, University of Bristol

Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, University College London

A. G. Leventis Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (1563165)

University College London

Application deadline: 14th July 2016

Applications are invited for a post-doctoral Fellowship, funded by the A. G. Leventis Foundation, in the Department of Greek and Latin at UCL. The Department is a leading international centre for the study of the ancient world and has a large and active cohort of highly qualified research students and an outstanding tradition of teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. The successful candidate will have a specialist research interest in an area of ancient Greek literature and/or culture, which may include its reception. S/he will also be expected to take a lead on departmental conferences in ancient Greek culture, to undertake related cultural and outreach activities and to oversee the annual Greek Play performed by the Department’s students. The appointment will commence from 1 September 2016 and is funded for four years, in the first instance.

Key Requirements

The person appointed will hold a doctorate and have research expertise in ancient Greek literature but must not yet have held a full-time permanent academic post in a UK University or comparable UK institution. The successful applicant will be expected to publish research as well as take a lead on conferences, workshops and outreach activities. In addition, the Fellow will undertake teaching.

For more information and to apply, click here.

 

Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, University College London

MA Studentships, University College London

MA Studentships

University College London

Application deadline: 30th June 2016

The Department at UCL runs two interconnected degree programmes: the MA in Classics and the MA in The Reception of the Classical World. Details about the MA programmes, answers to FAQs, and the provisional programme of modules for 2016-17 are available on the postgraduate webpage.

The Department is currently offering up to eight MA studentships for study on either of the MA degree programmes. Applications for MA study must be received by 30 June 2016 to be considered for an award. There is no separate application form for the studentships. All applicants (including those who have already applied) will be considered on the basic of academic merit. Awardees will be notified in mid-July. For further details about the studentships, please see here.

The Department is part of a large UCL research establishment in the field of ancient world studies. Staff have research strengths in Greek and Latin prose and verse from Homer to the Roman empire and in classical reception from antiquity to the present day. Situated in the heart of London, the Department offers a wide range of resources for the study of, and engagement with, the ancient world and is home to a thriving postgraduate community.

For more information, please contact:

MA Studentships, University College London

Research Associate, University of Manchester

Research Associate Genealogies of Knowledge

University of Manchester

Application deadline: 29th May 2016

  • Closing date : 29/05/2016
  • Reference : HUM-08115
  • Faculty / Organisational unit : Humanities
  • School / Directorate : School of Arts, Languages and Cultures
  • Division :
  • Employment type : Fixed Term
  • Duration : Available from 1 January 2017 to 31 March 2020
  • Location : Oxford Road, Manchester
  • Salary : £30,738 to £37,768 per annum
  • Hours per week : Full Time

Genealogies of Knowledge: The Evolution and Contestation of Concepts across Time and Space is a 4-year, AHRC-funded project investigating the historical evolution and transformation through translation of key concepts in political and scientific thought that can often be traced back to the ancient Greek world, focusing on translations into early medieval Arabic, Latin and modern English. The research involves compiling large electronic corpora of texts and developing software applications to interrogate them and assist with the presentation of findings to other researchers and the public.

You will work on pre-modern corpora of medieval Arabic, focusing on tracing the development and mutation of key concepts that have become a core part of our academic and public life, including concepts relating to the body politic and scientific expert discourse.

You will have a good command of classical and modern standard Arabic, a Doctorate on a topic that is relevant to the project and previous research experience involving medieval Arabic manuscripts.

Knowledge of classical Greek and Latin including Greek thought and its reception in medieval Arabic texts plus knowledge of methods and techniques of corpus linguistics and translation studies and familiarity of exegetical cultures in Arabic is desirable. Previous experience in the area of the history of medicine and philosophy is also desirable.

As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. However, as black and minority ethnic (BME) candidates are currently under-represented at this level in this area, we would particularly welcome applications from BME applicants. All appointments will be made on merit.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Professor Mona Baker or Professor Peter Pormann

General enquiries:

Technical support:

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

For more details or to apply, click here.

Research Associate, University of Manchester

Teaching Fellow in Roman History, King’s College London

Teaching Fellow in Roman History

King’s College London

Application deadline: 26th May 2016

  • Reference: THW/16/059639/000548
  • Salary Details: £32,600 to £28,896 per annum pro rata
  • Allowances: Plus £2,323 London Allowance
  • Contract Type: Temporary/Fixed term
  • Contract Term: Part time

The Department of Classics at King’s College London is seeking to appoint a Teaching Fellow in Roman History, tenable for 10 months from 01 September 2016. The fellow will be expected to contribute to the undergraduate and taught postgraduate teaching of Ancient History (principally Roman Republican and Imperial Period) in the Department, as well as carry out administrative and pastoral duties as required by the Head of Department.

Candidates should have expertise in the field, and should have experience of teaching in the area. Experience of teaching in Ancient Greek History in addition would be considered a bonus, but is not essential.

The selection process will include a panel interview.

Interviews are scheduled to be held the week commencing:13/06/2016 TBC

To apply for this role, please go to the King’s College London HireWire Job Board and register to download and submit the specified application form.

If you have questions about this role, please contact: Professor Hugh Bowden, Tel: 020 7848 2010, Email: hugh.bowden@kcl.ac.uk.

For more details or to apply, click here.

Teaching Fellow in Roman History, King’s College London

Lecturers, Durham University

Lecturers (1 non-fixed-term, 2 fixed-term)

Department of Classics & Ancient History, Durham University

Application deadline: 24th April 2016

Lecturer in Classics (vacancy details; application link)

The Department of Classics and Ancient History at Durham University is seeking to appoint a suitably qualified candidate as a non-fixed term Lecturer (in North American terms, this is similar to a tenure-track Assistant Professor). The post is open to applicants with research specialisms in any area of classical studies. The successful applicant will be expected to enhance Durham’s international reputation as a leading centre for the study of the ancient world. This new post comes as an addition to our existing staff numbers; it is part of a programme of significant investment in Classics by Durham University.

Lecturer in Ancient Greek History Full time, (Fixed Term 1 year) (vacancy detailsapplication link)

The Department of Classics and Ancient History is seeking to appoint a suitably qualified candidate to a one-year fixed-term lectureship in ancient Greek history for the academic year 2016/17 (01 October 2016 – 30 September 2017).

The successful applicant will contribute to research-led teaching of ancient history at all levels, and will also be required to make a contribution to the teaching of Latin and/or ancient Greek. The successful candidate should have a research specialism in some aspect of ancient Greek history, which is an area in which the Department has particular teaching needs.

Lecturer in Roman History Full time (Fixed Term for 1 year) (vacancy details; application link)

The Department of Classics and Ancient History is seeking to appoint a suitably qualified candidate to a one-year fixed-term lectureship in Roman history for the academic year 2016/17 (01 October 2016 – 30 September 2017).

The successful applicant will contribute to research-led teaching of ancient history at all levels, and will also be required to make a contribution to the teaching of Latin and/or ancient Greek. The successful candidate should have a research specialism in some aspect of Roman history, which is an area in which the Department has particular teaching needs.

Lecturers, Durham University