Congress Officer, University of Leeds

Congress Officer

University of Leeds

Application deadline: 19th September 2016

Part time, 60% of full time (21 hours per week)

Fixed term for one year

We have an opportunity for an enthusiastic and proactive individual to join the International Medieval Congress (IMC) team. You will provide high quality, customer-focused support in the organisation of the annual International Medieval Congress.

Working as part of the Institute’s International Medieval Congress Team, you will the first point of contact for IMC delegate queries, provide varied clerical support and specific responsibility for accurate data input.

You will have GCSEs in Maths and English at Grade C or above (or equivalent qualifications) and an interest in the European Middle Ages. You will be competent in the use of Microsoft Office packages and have experience in payment handling, and of working in a customer-focussed role. The ability to work as part of a team and good organisational skills are also essential.

The Congress in 2017 will be from 3-6 July at the University’s Main Campus. The Congress Assistant is required to work from the preceding Saturday through to the Thursday evening, including evenings.

Informal enquiries may be made to Axel Müller, tel +44 (0)113 343 3614, email a.muller@leeds.ac.uk.

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Congress Officer, University of Leeds

Project Officer, University of Leeds

AHRC Cultural Engagement Project Officer (AHCCI1000)

University of Leeds

Application deadline: 1st September 2016

17.5 hrs per week, fixed term for 3 months

This position is funded through the AHRC Cultural Engagement grant. This funding aims to support the broader development of scholars at an early stage in their careers.  Therefore the post is only open to applicants who are Early Career Researchers or recently completed PhD students, (including students who have recently submitted their theses and are awaiting examination) in the field of arts and humanities, who wish to develop their skills and knowledge in relation to impact research initiatives, public engagement and partnership working.

Culture is one of the University of Leeds’s key research themes, in October 2016 the University will launch its new Cultural Institute. Through the Institute, the University of Leeds will pioneer innovative and ground-breaking research in partnership with the creative sector, provide opportunities through which we can transform our students’ lives and their life chances and widen engagement locally, nationally and internationally with the University’s cultural life and riches.

Working within the Cultural Institute team over a 3 month period, you will support the development and delivery of the Cultural Institute launch, a key high profile event for the University. In the lead up to the event, you will lead the development of activities working with cultural partners both on and off campus to showcase the scale and breadth of our work to date and the range of cultural assets we hold on campus. You will also support the team in developing key messages to demonstrate the relevance of the Cultural Institute to our academics in order to establish the Cultural Institute as a force for the development of interdisciplinary research which has impact on society’s global problems. Following the event you will support the team in responding to new opportunities and contacts formed through the event and lead the team in conducting a review and lessons learnt exercise following the event.

Informal enquiries may be made to Liz Harrop, email E.J.Harrop@leeds.ac.uk.

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Project Officer, University of Leeds

Research Project Administrative Assistant, University of Leeds

Research Project Administrative Assistant (ARTLC1045)

University of Leeds

Application deadline: 15th August 2016

Part-time, 15% of full time (usually 5.5 hours per week, with some flexibility)

Fixed term from 1 September 2016 to 30 August 2018 (24 months)

A part-time Administrative Assistant is needed to support the Hercules: a Hero for All Ages project, funded by the AHRC Networking Grant Scheme.

Until July 2017 duties will focus on practical preparations for the conference Celebrating Hercules in the Modern World, to be held at the University of Leeds (main campus) Friday 7 to Sunday 9 July 2017. These are likely to include organising conferences facilities (room bookings etc), taking bookings from delegates, coordinating with external academic and non-academic partners, marketing and publicity.

Additional duties will be carried out as far as time allows in this period, and be the focus of the role once the conference is over. These duties will involve: development of the project’s website; assistance in the preparation of the four edited volumes to be published in Brill’s Metaforms series.

As part of this role, you will be required to attend regular meetings with the Project Coordinator throughout the 24 months duration of the project, to be arranged at mutually convenient times. You will also be required to be present for 8 hours on each day of the conference (Friday 7 to Sunday 9 July 2017). Aside from these requirements there will be flexibility in terms of working patterns and location, which will be agreed through discussion between the post-holder and project leader (Dr Stafford).

Educated to GCSE level with Grade C or above in English and Maths (or equivalent), you will have an interest in Classics and experience of working in a customer-oriented environment. You will also be skilled in the use of Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel and Outlook in particular) and have experience of using the web (including information searches), updating web-based information and using social media (for example, Facebook, Twitter, and blogs).

Hourly rate: £10.01 – £11.53 (equivalent to University of Leeds Grade 4 £18,212 – £20,989p.a. pro rata)

Informal enquiries may be made to Dr Emma Stafford, tel +44 (0)113 343 3539, email E.J.Stafford@leeds.ac.uk.

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Research Project Administrative Assistant, University of Leeds

Teaching Fellow, University of Leeds

Teaching Fellow in Roman History and Culture (ARTLC1042)

University of Leeds

Application deadline: 19th July 2016

Applications are invited for a Teaching Fellow in Roman History and Culture in the School of Languages, Cultures and Societies.

You will be joining a team committed to excellence in the teaching of Classics and Ancient History at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels and to the delivery of research-informed and research-led teaching at all levels and will be expected to contribute to all areas of the curriculum and pastoral programme.

You will be able to teach Roman History and Culture at all levels of the undergraduate programme, and be able to contribute to the new Classics Master by Research (MRes) programme. You will be able to demonstrate effective teaching skills and a range of delivery techniques and assessment methods.

You will contribute to the administration and management of the School’s activities, and to the development of teaching materials for the teaching of Roman History on Undergraduate and Masters levels.

You will have a completed or nearly-completed PhD in a relevant area and appropriate teaching experience.  You will be given every encouragement to develop your subject within the teaching environment of the School, subject to the requirements of the post.

This is one of two 0.25 jobs advertised in the Classics subject area at the moment, and suitable candidates are encouraged to apply for both posts. Please also see the Teaching Fellow in Greek Literature and Language, reference: ARTLC1043.

Informal enquiries may be made to Dr Regine May, Classics Programme Manager, tel +44(0) 113 343 3541, email r.may@leeds.ac.uk.

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Teaching Fellow, University of Leeds

Teaching Fellow, University of Leeds

Teaching Fellow in Greek Literature and Language (ARTLC1043)

University of Leeds

Application deadline: 19th July 2016

Applications are invited for a Teaching Fellow in Greek Literature and Language in the School of Languages, Cultures and Societies.

You will be joining a team committed to excellence in the teaching of Classics and Ancient History at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels and to the delivery of research-informed and research-led teaching at all levels and will be expected to contribute to all areas of the curriculum and pastoral programme.

You will be able to teach Greek Literature and Language at all levels of the undergraduate programme, and be able to contribute to the new Classics MRes (Master by Research) programme. You will be able to demonstrate effective teaching skills and a range of delivery techniques and assessment methods.

You will contribute to the administration and management of the School’s activities, and to the development of teaching materials for the teaching of Greek Literature and Language on Undergraduate and Masters levels.

You will have a completed or nearly-completed PhD in a relevant area and appropriate teaching experience. You will be given every encouragement to develop your subject within the teaching environment of the School, subject to the requirements of the post.

This is one of two 0.25 jobs advertised in the Classics subject area at the moment, and suitable candidates are encouraged to apply for both posts. Please also see the Teaching Fellow in Roman History and Culture, reference: ARTLC1042

Informal enquiries may be made to Dr Regine May, Classics Programme Manager, tel +44(0) 113 343 3541, email r.may@leeds.ac.uk.

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Teaching Fellow, University of Leeds