Researcher in Comparative Philology
Faculty of Classics and Faculty of Linguistics, Philology and Phonetics
Grade 7: £32,817 - £40,322 per annum
Location: Centre for Linguistics and Philology, Walton Street, Oxford
Contract type: Fixed term (36 months) from October 2021
Hours: Full time
About the role
Working in a vibrant community of linguists, you will assist the Diebold Professor of Comparative Philology (Prof. Andreas Willi) and other senior members of the Philology team (Prof. Philomen Probert and Prof. Wolfgang de Melo) in their research and teaching activities and associated administrative duties.
As a member of Oxford’s research network in Comparative Philology, you will also independently pursue a clearly defined and mutually agreed research project of your own in the fields of Classical Philology and/or Indo-European Comparative Philology.
You will hold a doctorate in Comparative Philology, or a closely related field. You will be trained and/or have research experience in Greek and Latin historical linguistics, as well as one or two further branches of Indo-European, and have an excellent command of both Latin and Ancient Greek.
You will be able to work independently and manage your own academic research and have previous experience of contributing to academic publications and presentations. You will have adequate IT skills, attention to detail and excellent communication skills.
Applications for this vacancy are to be made online via www.recruit.ox.ac.uk and Vacancy ID 152048, or via this link direct to the advertisement, where the job description and access to the online recruitment system can also be found.
For your online application, you will be required to upload a supporting statement, setting out how you meet the selection criteria, using examples of your skills and experience, your curriculum vitae and the names and contact details of two referees, who may be contacted for references by the selection committee after shortlisting. In your statement you should additionally outline what your own research interests and project(s) are and the likely direction of your own research if appointed to the post. For further details, please refer to the How to apply section of the job description.
The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Monday 9 August 2021. Only applications received before this time can be considered.
Shortlisting will take place the following week and interviews will be held online in mid-September.
Please quote Vacancy ID 152048 on all correspondence.
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