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The result of the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise confirms Exeter’s position as one of the UK’s leading research-intensive universities.
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by Archaeology Newsroom

Lecturer in Classics (Greek Language and Literature)

University of Exeter

The University of Exeter advertises a two-year, fixed-term Lectureship in Classics (Greek Language and Literature) at the Department of Classics and Ancient History.

Salary: Salary £32,590, Grade F

Package: Generous holiday allowances, flexible working, pension scheme and relocation package (if applicable)

College of Humanities, Department of Classics & Ancient History

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 the University’s 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’.

The fixed term (2 years), full time post of Lecturer in Classics (Greek Language and Literature) will contribute to extending the research profile of Classics and Ancient History at Exeter, particularly in Greek Language and Literature, and preferably with a focus on Greek literature of the imperial age.

The successful applicant will hold a PhD in Classics (Greek Literature) 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; an ability to teach modules on Greek literature of the imperial period.

Informal enquiries can be made to Prof. Barbara Borg (tel: 01392 724219, email: b.e.borg@ex.ac.uk). You may also wish to consult our web site at http://humanities.exeter.ac.uk/ for further details of the College.

To view the Job Description and Person Specification document please click here. To apply please click here and apply through the University website. Application closing date: 28/07/2014