College of Humanities
Combining world class research with very high levels of student satisfaction we are a member of the Russell Group and now have over 19,000 students. In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) Exeter was ranked 16th nationally with 98% of its research rated as being of international quality. We are ranked 7th in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide league table, 10th in The Complete University Guide and 12th in the Guardian University Guide.
The post of Lecturer in Ancient History and Culture will contribute to extending the research profile of Classics and Ancient History at Exeter, particularly in areas related or complementary to the material culture, art and archaeology of the ancient world. This full-time, fixed-term post is available from 1st September 2015 - 31st August 2018.
While the candidate need not have a primary focus on Greek culture, they will be asked to teach such courses as:
CLA1351/2351 Greek Temples
CLA 3010 Greek Mythology
CLAM100 History through Art and Archaeology
The successful applicant will hold (or will be close to obtaining) a PhD or equivalent in Classics, Ancient History, Classical Archaeology or a related area and have an independent, internationally-recognised research programme in an active field of research 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.
Interviews are expected to take place in May 2015.
To view the Job Description and Person Specification document please click here.
The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer which is 'Positive about Disabled People'. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce.
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