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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: £31,604 - £38,833 pro rata per annum

The Faculty of Classics invite applications for a temporary Research Assistant to join an existing research team led by Professor Tim Rood on the Leverhulme funded project Anachronism and Antiquity.  Since the project began, Professor Rood and the two Research Assistants have been collaborating on a general book on anachronism. The project members have also been working on monographs on anachronism in more specific areas (Plato, Greek historiography, Hellenistic poetry). There is a project blog at

Reporting to the Principal Investigator, Professor Rood, the appointee will research and write two articles for submission to peer-reviewed journals on topics relating to anachronism. Additional duties are detailed in the further particulars.

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 and enter Vacancy ID 135862.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Monday 6th August 2018.


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