Employment: Lecturer in Classics, University of Exeter

Closing date 8th April 2013

Lecturer in Classics (Greek and/or Latin Literature) (Education and Research),
University of Exeter.

(Ref. P44757)
Appointments will be made within the Education and Research job family, salary range £32,267 to £39,649 per annum on Grade F, depending on skills and experience.

The result of the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise confirms Exeter’s position as one of the UK’s leading research-intensive universities. Almost 90% of our research is at internationally recognised levels and every single subject submitted included world-leading (4*) research. When adjusted for the 95% of staff submitted, Exeter ranks among the top 15 in the UK for research out of 159 higher education institutions. The Times Higher Education described Exeter as ‘a rising star among research-intensive institutions’.

This permanent full-time post of Lecturer in Classics (Greek and/or Latin Literature), will contribute to extending the research profile of the Department of Classics and Ancient History at Exeter, particularly in areas related or complementary to the study of ancient literature and language.

The successful applicant will hold a PhD in Classics and have an independent, internationally-recognised research programme in an active field of Classics related or complementary to existing Exeter strengths. He/she will be able to demonstrate the following qualities and characteristics; a strong record in attracting research funding, or demonstrable potential to attract such funding, teamwork skills to work in collaboration with existing group members, an active and supportive approach to inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary research that will help to foster interactions and links both within the University and externally, the attitude and ability to engage in continuous professional development, the aptitude to develop familiarity with a variety of strategies to promote and assess learning and enthusiasm for delivering undergraduate programmes.

Initial enquiries can be made to Professor Barbara Borg, Head of Classics & Ancient History (tel: 01392-724219, email: b.e.borg@exeter.ac.uk). You may also wish to consult the web site (http://humanities.exeter.ac.uk) for further details of the College.

The closing date for completed applications is 08 April 2013.

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