College of Humanities
Department of Classics and Ancient History
This full time role is available 1 September 2021 on a 12 month fixed-term basis.
We are seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Classics and Ancient History (Education and Scholarship) to support the delivery of its Greek History teaching, and to be part of a vibrant and friendly department.
The post will include the design, development and production of teaching and learning materials and the delivery of teaching in the area of Greek History up to MA level. It is likely to include the following modules: Ancient Sources (Written Evidence): Greek Historiography to the End of the Fifth Century BC; The Persians in a Near Eastern Context. The post-holder will also be asked to contribute to MA teaching in a relevant area.
The successful applicant will possess sufficient breadth or depth of specialist and core knowledge in the discipline, demonstrated by a PhD or equivalent in Classics or Ancient History, to teach and support learning in this academic area. They will use a range of delivery techniques to enthuse and engage students, including in an on-line environment. They will participate in departmental activities, for example contribute to student recruitment, or facilitate outreach work.
Please ensure you read our Job Description and Person Specification for full details of this role.
The University of Exeter
We are a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities and in the top 150 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019). We combine world-class teaching with world-class research, achieving a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework Award 2017.
Our research income in recent years means we’re fastest growing UK Research University and we seek to answer some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today through this. 98% of our research is international quality (2014 Research Excellence Framework) and we encourage proactive engagement with industry, business and community partners to enhance the impact of research and education and improve the employability of our students. Exeter is one of only a few UK cities to have been designated as a UNESCO Creative City.
Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity at Exeter
With over 27,000 students and 6,400 staff from 180 different countries we offer a diverse and engaging environment in which to work. We are an equal opportunity employer, a Disability Confident employer and an Athena Swan accredited institution. Since 2019, the university has also signed an Armed Forces Covenant, demonstrating the University’s commitment to supporting the Armed Forces community. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce.
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Please contact Professor Barbara Borg (Head of Department, Classics & Ancient History) B.E.Borg@exeter.ac.uk.
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