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Research Assistant (Anachronism and Antiquity)

Faculty of Classics, Ioannou Centre for Classical and Byzantine Studies, 66 St Giles’, Oxford

Grade 7: £30,738 - £37,768 p.a.

The Faculty of Classics is seeking to appoint a full-time Research Assistant for the Leverhulme Trust funded Anachronism and Antiquity project, directed by Professor Tim Rood. The appointment will be for a fixed period of 3 years. The appointee will be a member of a research project which will undertake the first systematic study of the concept of anachronism in Greco-Roman antiquity, and of the role played by the idea of anachronism in the formation of the concept of antiquity itself. The project will focus on both classical and modern material. The appointee will contribute to the research for and writing of the outputs envisaged from the project which include a general book on anachronism; a conference volume; specialist journal papers; and two specialized monographs.

The successful candidate will have a relevant first degree and a doctorate, or equivalent research experience, in a relevant discipline; degree-level knowledge of Ancient Greek and Latin and good knowledge of relevant modern languages; the ability to manage their own research and administrative activities; and the ability to work well in a team and collaborate with co-editors and colleagues.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online via www.recruit.ox.ac.uk and enter Vacancy ID 123305.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 15 June 2016. It is expected that interviews will be held in late June 2016.

Contact Person : Miss Philippa Crowley

Contact Phone : 01865 288391

Contact Email : recruitment@classics.ox.ac.uk

Link to JD: https://www.recruit.ox.ac.uk/pls/hrisliverecruit/erq_jobspec_details_form.jobspec?p_id=123305


Departmental Lecturer in Greek and/or Latin Languages and Literature

Faculty of Classics, Ioannou Centre for Classical and Byzantine Studies, 66 St Giles’, Oxford

Grade 7: £30,738 - £37,768 p.a.

The Faculty of Classics and St Anne’s College are seeking to appoint a Departmental Lecturer in Classical Languages and Literature from 1 October 2016. The appointment will be for a fixed period of 12 months to cover the teaching and other duties of Professor Matthew Leigh while he is undertaking the duties of the Corpus Christi Professor, who holds a research fellowship.

The postholder is expected to lecture and teach both undergraduate and graduate students and to engage in advanced study and research on any aspect of Classical Languages and Literature. She or he will also be expected to engage in examination assessment, admissions processes, and faculty administration. The postholder will be required to deliver up to 16 hours of faculty lectures or classes per year, supported by the production of course materials as required; undertake 8 contact hours of Classics teaching each week for the College, or by exchange for other colleges, in tutorials or small classes, averaged over the three 8-week terms of this appointment; and be responsible for the organisation of undergraduate teaching in classics at St Anne’s College.

The successful candidate will have: a doctorate (to be completed by 1 October 2016) in classical literature; a record of successful undergraduate teaching within the field of appointment; sufficient depth and breadth of knowledge in the subject to teach across a range of topics; an ongoing programme of research; and the ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues in a college and/or faculty environment. 

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online via www.recruit.ox.ac.uk and enter Vacancy ID 123493.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 20 June 2016. It is expected that interviews will be held in late June.

Contact Person : Philippa Crowley

Contact Phone : 01865 288391

Contact Email : recruitment@classics.ox.ac.uk

Link: https://www.recruit.ox.ac.uk/pls/hrisliverecruit/erq_jobspec_details_form.jobspec?p_id=123493