Teaching Fellow, University College London

Teaching Fellow in Classics (Ancient Philosophy) (Ref:1567496)

University College London

Application deadline: 5th August 2016

Duties and Responsibilities

The successful applicant will be expected to lecture and tutor students to a high academic standard in ancient philosophy as well as Greek and Latin language and literature and to take on administrative duties as required by the Head of Department. The overall teaching load will be about 140 hours contact hours over two teaching terms of ten weeks each, i.e. about seven one-term modules. The person appointed will also be asked to act as personal tutor to some students and to engage with the examination process.

This 0.83 FTE Teaching Fellow appointment is available from 1 September 2016 until 31 August 2017.

Key Requirements

The appointee will have successfully completed a doctorate in a relevant area and be able to lecture and supervise students to high academic standards. S/he will be able to teach ancient philosophy as well as Greek and Latin language and literature. S/he will have excellent written and oral communication and inter-personal skills and display a high degree of professional judgement and integrity.

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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.

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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.

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