Employment: Lectureship in Classics (Latin literature), Cambridge

Closing date: 10th March 2014

Lectureship in Classics (Latin literature),
University of Cambridge -Faculty of Classics,

Salary: £37,756-£47,787
Reference: GE02713
Closing date: 10 March 2014

Temporary cover: This post is fixed-term for 2 years or the return of the post holder, whichever is the earlier.

The Faculty of Classics is seeking to appoint to a Temporary Lectureship in Classics from 01 September 2014 or as soon as possible thereafter.  This post is a fixed-term appointment for two years which is open to those, at any stage in their career, with a primary research interest in any area of classical Latin literature.  The successful candidate will have, or be expected to develop, a record of world-class research commensurate with the international reputation and top-rank research rating of the Faculty of Classics.  Teaching responsibilities will include contributing to the development and delivery of undergraduate courses, and supervising final-year projects and post-graduate students.

Information about the Faculty can be found at www.classics.cam.ac.uk

Candidates will need to show evidence of the following qualifications, skills and experience:

Good first degree and a doctorate in a relevant subject area (or clear evidence that completion of such a doctorate is imminent); Evidence of ability to engage in high-level research in Latin literature, with publications and participation in scholarly activity commensurate with stage of career; Evidence of ability to teach effectively in Latin literature and in Greek and Latin language at all relevant levels; Ability to play an effective role in the life and work of the Faculty as a whole; Ability to work as part of a team.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit the Apply link below.

This will take you to the role on the University’s Job Opportunities pages. There you will need to click on the ‘Apply online’ button and register an account with the University’s Web Recruitment System (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

For further information about this post please click on the ‘Further particulars’ link below.  Further particulars may also be obtained from www.classics.cam.ac.uk or from the Secretary of the Selection Committee, Faculty of Classics, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge CB3 9DA (tel: 01223 335193, fax: 01223 335409, e-mail:fjf24@cam.ac.uk).

Please quote reference GE02713 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

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