Lecturer, University of Manchester

Lecturer in Classics and Ancient History (HUM-08590)

University of Manchester

Application deadline: 4th August 2016

The University of Manchester seeks to appoint a full-time, fixed term Lecturer (teaching and scholarship) tenable from 1st September 2016 – 30th June 2017. This position is designed to cover teaching, administrative, and related duties within the Division, involving primarily some combination of courses in Ancient History, with the possibility of contribution also to classical literature and language teaching. Applicants with expertise in any area of Classical scholarship are welcome to apply. The principal duties of the appointee will be contribute to the teaching, assessment and administration of course-units and supervise dissertations and long essays at Undergraduate level. You will be encouraged to involve yourself in the life of the Department.

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Lecturer, University of Manchester

Research Associate, University of Manchester

Research Associate in Ancient Letter Collections (HUM-08489)

University of Manchester

Application deadline: 6th August 2016

The University of Manchester welcomes applicants for the vacancy of Research Associate in Ancient Letter Collections to join a research team funded from a major AHRC award based within the School of Arts, Languages and Cultures.

This is a pivotal role whereby you will be part of a team that co-authors two major books on ancient letter collections in Greek and Latin with Professor Roy Gibson and Dr Andrew Morrison. You will make a central contribution to field-creating research on ancient letter collections, and the project in turn will make a major contribution to the career development of the post-holder, since it offers opportunities both to participate in the construction of a major critical review, and to use and display powers of broader interpretation throughout an accompanying interpretative monograph.

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.

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CV’s or applications from Recruitment Agencies

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Professor Roy Gibson

Email: roy.gibson@manchester.ac.uk

General enquiries:

Email: hrservices@manchester.ac.uk

Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:

Email: universityofmanchester@helpmeapply.co.uk

Tel: 01565 818 234

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Research Associate, University of Manchester

Lecturer, University of Manchester

Lecturer (Teaching Focused) in Classics and Ancient History (HUM-08361)

University of Manchester

Application deadline: 8th July 2016

This position is designed to cover teaching, administrative, and related duties within the Division, covering particularly those course units in classical material culture.

You will contribute to the teaching, assessment and administration of course-units in Classical Archaeology, and to supervise dissertations and long essays at undergraduate level, as well as contributing to the pastoral care of students. You will be particularly responsible for first year course unit CLAH10121 and second year course unit ARGY20042. Some contribution to Ancient History teaching will also be required.

You will also be encouraged to involve yourself in the life of the Department and/or Division.

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:

Name: Dr Andrew Morrison, Head of Classics and Ancient History

Email: andrew.morrison@manchester.ac.uk;

Tel: 0161 275 3024

General enquiries:

Email: hrservices@manchester.ac.uk

Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:

Email: universityofmanchester@helpmeapply.co.uk

Tel: 01565 818 234

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Lecturer, University of Manchester

Lecturer, University of Manchester

Lecturer (teaching focused) in Classics and Ancient History (HUM-08266)

University of Manchester

Application deadline: 21st June 2016

The University of Manchester seeks to appoint a full-time, fixed-term Lecturer (Teaching-Focused) in Classics and Ancient History, tenable from 1st September 2016 – 31st August 2017. This position is designed to cover teaching, administrative, and related duties within the Division, involving primarily some combination of courses in Classics and Ancient History.

The principal duties will be to contribute to the teaching, assessment and administration of course-units in Classical Literature and Greek and Latin Language, and to supervise dissertations and long essays at undergraduate level, as well as contributing to the pastoral care of students. You will be particularly responsible for the split-level course unit in some area of classical literature, to be discussed further at interview, together with a significant contribution of other teaching, both language and literature. It is expected that you will deliver an existing course unit and the ability to contribute also to the teaching of ancient history would be an advantage.

You will be encouraged to involve yourself in the life of the Department and/or Division.

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:

General enquiries:

Technical support:

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Lecturer, University of Manchester

Lecturer, University of Manchester

Lecturer in Classics and Ancient History (teaching and scholarship) (HUM-08268)

University of Manchester

Application deadline: 23rd June 2016

The University of Manchester seeks to appoint a Lecturer in Classics and Ancient History (teaching and scholarship). This position is designed to cover teaching, administrative, and related duties within the Division, primarily involving some combination of courses in Classics and Ancient History.

You will contribute to the teaching, assessment and administration of course-units in Classical literature and Greek and Latin language. You will also supervise dissertations and long essays at undergraduate level, as well as contributing to the pastoral care of students. You will be particularly responsible, in 2016-17, for a split-level literature course unit such as Flavian Literature, Horace, Greek Humour or Lucretius and the Georgics, together with either the first year course unit CLAH10101 the Odyssey or one of the beginners’ languages. It is expected that you will be able to make some contribution to language teaching, in either Latin or Greek. You will make a significant contribution to supervising dissertations and may be asked to take on the role of Senior Tutor for 2015-16, including acting as employability lead for Classics and Ancient History undergraduates. Total teaching and administrative load will be assigned to you in accordance with the School’s Work Allocation Model (WAM).

You will be encouraged to involve yourself in the life of the Department. You will be required to assist in the day-to-day administrative and pastoral duties of the Department, including acting as Academic Advisor for a number of undergraduate students. You will also be expected to take part in the academic culture of the Department and Division by participating in research seminars, lunches, and other activities. You will be able to make use of the exceptional research facilities available at Manchester, notably in the University Library. While this post is teaching-focused, such that the pursuit and publication of research is not formally a requirement, you would be expected to enhance your scholarship by engagement with the research community. Although we are not able to offer explicit monetary resource or time in support of the your own research, we would encourage applications from those with serious research interests working towards an academic career, and would endeavour to provide a context in which you could develop your own research ambitions to a limited extent. For posts such as this, 10% of time is dedicated to scholarship within the School’s WAM.

The University of Manchester values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

  • Professor Alison Sharrock, Head of Division of Archaeology, Religions and Theology, Classics and Ancient History
  • Email: alison.sharrock@manchester.ac.uk
  • Tel: 0161 275 3088

General enquiries:

Technical support:

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Lecturer, University of Manchester

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.

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Research Associate, University of Manchester

Lecturer in Classical Philosophy, University of Manchester

Lecturer in Classical (Graeco-Roman) Philosophy (teaching and research)

University of Manchester

Application deadline: 22nd May 2016

  • Reference : HUM-08080
  • Faculty / Organisational unit : Humanities
  • School / Directorate : School of Arts, Languages and Cultures
  • Division : Classics & Anc Hist, Archeology & Relig
  • Employment type : Permanent
  • Location : Oxford Road, Manchester
  • Salary : £34,576 – £47,801 per annum
  • Hours per week : 1.0 FTE

The University of Manchester seeks to appoint a permanent Lecturer (teaching and research) in the philosophy of the Greek and/or Roman worlds. This position is designed to cover teaching, administrative, and related duties in classical philosophy and related subjects, and to make a substantial contribution to the research profile of the department. You will be expected also to make some contribution teaching of classical culture more widely.

You will have completed a PhD or equivalent in Classics or a related discipline and will be able to teach courses and conduct research in the field of Classical Philosophy. You will possess good communication skills and the ability to work as part of a team. You will be expected to take an active interest in undergraduate teaching, find ways of encouraging student learning and be prepared to adopt different methodologies for teaching and assessment to suit different student groups. In addition, you must be able to collaborate closely with colleagues in the delivery of teaching and learning, be willing to take a share of responsibilities for student progress and academic management, and be eager to make a full commitment to our ideals of collegiality and academic integrity at all levels of activity. You will have the beginnings of a strong, international publication record, or very clear indications of the capacity to develop such a record. You will be keen to apply for research funding and to develop collaborative projects with colleagues locally and internationally.

The ability to contribute to the teaching of Greek or Latin language is essential.

The University of Manchester values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

General enquiries:

Lecturer in Classical Philosophy, University of Manchester