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British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships (for entry 2020)

The Classics Faculty at the University of Oxford invites expressions of interest from postdoctoral and completing graduate scholars who wish to apply for the British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship scheme, for entry in 2020. 

The Fellowships are designed to enable outstanding early career researchers in the Humanities or Social Sciences to pursue an independent research project at a host institution.  More information about the scheme will be available presently from the British Academy and on the Oxford Humanities Division website. There are strict eligibility requirements and potential candidates are advised to check these carefully.

Candidates who intend to apply for a BA PDF in Classics with Oxford as the host institution are asked to submit the application form to  no later than noon on  2 August 2019. Applicants should state ‘BA postdoc’ as the subject of the email. They are also asked to request that their supervisor or another scholar should send a brief note of support to the same address by the same date.

Further details about the application process will be found in due course on the Oxford Humanities Division’s website. Please note that all applicants should have secured the agreement of a potential mentor within the Faculty.

Two Part-time Latin Instructors

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

Grade 5: 24,298 – £28,982 pro rata per annum (6.2 hours for 38 weeks per year)

The Faculty of Classics invites applications for 2 part-time Instructors to join its Saturday Latin teaching scheme, OxLat, with effect from August 2019.  

The successful candidates will be responsible for the teaching of the scheme, from preliminary introductory work through to comprehensive preparation for GCSE exams (essentially as if they were teaching the subject in school). The roles will involve two and a half hours of contact teaching time each week for a total of 38 weeks and roughly four hours of preparation time/liaising with the OXLAT Coordinator each week.

The successful candidates will have proven skills and experience equivalent to those derived from holding a degree in Classics, experience of teaching in a school environment, experience of teaching Latin to GCSE, enthusiasm for the subject and the desire and ability to effectively engage and motivate students. 

For further information about the role please contact Qasim Alli (

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online via and enter Vacancy ID 141337

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Friday 27th July 2019 and interviews will be early to mid August.

Contact Person : Philippa Crowley

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