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Departmental Lecturer in Latin Language and Literature

Faculty of Classics, Ioannou Centre for Classical and Byzantine Studies, 66 St Giles’, Oxford, OX1 3LU, and Corpus Christi College, Oxford, OX1 4JF

Grade 8: £39,324 - £46,924 p.a.

The Faculty of Classics, in conjunction with Corpus Christi College, is seeking to appoint a Departmental Lecturer in Latin Language and Literature from 1 October 2017. The appointment will be for a fixed period of 3 years (1 October 2017 to 30 September 2020) to cover the teaching and other duties of Professor Stephen Harrison, while he is on Leverhulme Major Research fellowship leave. Applications are invited from those with active research interests in Latin.

The postholder is expected to engage in advanced study and research in any aspect of Latin language and literature, and to lecture and teach both undergraduate and graduate students. They will also be expected to engage in examination assessment, admissions processes, and faculty administration. The postholder will be required to deliver 16 faculty lectures per year, supported by the production of course materials as required; give 8 hours per week of tutorials for Corpus Christi College during term-time, averaged over three eight-week terms of the academic year; and undertake some pastoral duties in relation to undergraduate and graduate students. They will also participate in the administration of Classics and its joint schools within the College and in the admissions process for undergraduates and graduates, and assist in the setting and marking of termly college examinations.

The successful candidate will have: a doctorate (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; a publication record in a relevant field; an ongoing programme of research; and the ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues in a college and faculty environment. 

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online via www.recruit.ox.ac.uk and enter Vacancy ID 127771. 

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 24 March 2017. It is expected that interviews will be held on the morning of Tuesday 11 April 2017.

Contact Person : Miss Philippa Crowley

Contact Phone : 01865 288391

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

https://www.recruit.ox.ac.uk/pls/hrisliverecruit/erq_jobspec_details_form.jobspec?p_id=127771

Departmental Lecturer in Roman History

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

Grade 7: £31,076 - £38,183 per annum pro rata

The Faculty of Classics is seeking to appoint a part time (50% FTE) Departmental Lecturer in Roman History from 1 October 2017. The appointment will be for a fixed period of 10 months to cover the teaching and other duties of Dr Ed Bispham while he is on secondment as Proctor.

The postholder will be expected to engage in advanced study and research in any aspect of Ancient Roman History, and to lecture and teach both undergraduate and graduate students. She or he will also be expected to undertake examining duties and faculty administration, as requested. 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.

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 www.recruit.ox.ac.uk and enter Vacancy ID 127640.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 15 March 2017. It is expected that interviews will be held in late March/early April 2017.

Contact Person : Philippa Crowley

Contact Phone : 01865 288391

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

https://www.recruit.ox.ac.uk/pls/hrisliverecruit/erq_jobspec_details_form.jobspec?p_id=127640

Outreach Officer

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

Grade 6: £27,629 - £32,958 p.a.

The Faculty of Classics is seeking to appoint an Outreach Officer to deliver the Facuty’s successful and wide-ranging Outreach programme. The Outreach Officer is responsible for widening access and participation, curriculum enrichment and schools' liaison work.

The postholder works closely with the Faculty's Schools' Liaison Officer (an academic postholder) and the Outreach Committee, but also undertakes tasks on their own initiative, including visits to schools and colleges. The postholder raises awareness of what the Faculty has to offer, demonstrates the rewards of studying Classics (at all levels), builds links between the Faculty and schools and colleges right across the UK, and co-operates closely with other organisations that promote Classics. The postholder plays an important part in ensuring that the Faculty sustains high numbers of applicants from both the maintained and independent sectors and recruits students from ever more diverse backgrounds. The Outreach Officer also plays a key role in raising awareness of the Faculty’s support for the growth of Classics beyond the University, and advertising the active contribution the Faculty makes as a leading promoter of Classics Outreach in the U.K.

Applicants must have an interest in promoting Classics, and a capacity to bring inventiveness and imagination to its promotion; a degree in Classics or a classical subject, and/or experience or expertise in the field of the study of the classical world; an awareness of the issues surrounding widening access to higher education, and a commitment to achieving the University’s policy aims in this area; excellent written, oral and interpersonal skills and experience in Microsoft applications. They must have a high level of personal organisation and accuracy and able to work on their own. Some travel and evening/weekend work will be required.

Owing to the nature of this position, any offer of employment with the University will be subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online via www.recruit.ox.ac.uk and enter Vacancy ID 127662.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 17 March 2017. It is expected that interviews will be held in late March 2017.

Contact Person : 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=127662