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Departmental Lecturer in Latin Literature

Faculty of Classics, Ioannou Centre for Classical and Byzantine Studies, 66 St Giles’, Oxford, OX1 3LU, and St Hilda’s College, Cowley Place, Oxford, OX4 1DY

Grade 7: £31,076 - £38,183 per annum

The Faculty of Classics, in conjunction with St Hilda’s College, is seeking to appoint a Departmental Lecturer in Latin Literature from 1 October 2017. The appointment will be for a fixed period of 22 months to cover the teaching and other duties of Dr Rebecca Armstrong while she is on leave from October 2017 to July 2019. This is a joint appointment with St Hilda’s College, where the successful candidate will also be appointed as a College Lecturer in Classics.

The postholder will be expected to engage in advanced study and research in any aspect of Latin Literature, and to lecture and teach both undergraduate and graduate students, as well as providing tutorials to small groups in the College. She or he will also be expected to engage in some examination assessment and faculty and college administration. The postholder will be required to deliver up to 16 faculty lectures per year, supported by the production of course materials as required.

The successful candidate will have: a doctorate (complete or near completion) in a relevant field; a record of successful undergraduate teaching within the field of appointment; sufficient depth and breadth of knowledge in the subject to develop course materials; an ongoing programme of research; and the ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues in a faculty environment. 

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online via and enter Vacancy ID 128600.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 24 May 2017. It is expected that interviews will be held in early June 2017.

Contact Person : Philippa Crowley

Contact Phone : 01865 288391

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