Founded in 2004, the IGRCT (University of Bristol) promotes research in many fields, including history, archaeology, literary studies, art history, and philosophy, and has a particular focus on research that explores the links between ancient and modern. The Institute will host a Visiting Professorship in Aegean Prehistory during the academic year 2017/2018, funded through a generous donation by INSTAP in honour of Professor Peter Warren, on the occasion of his 70th birthday in 2008.
Eligibility: the Visiting Professorship is open to established scholars (i.e. scholars who have reached a position equivalent to at least Associate Professor), who will be working on a project related to the field of Aegean Prehistory as specified in INSTAP’s remit (i.e. from the Neolithic period to 776 BC). The Visiting Professorship is open to both overseas and UK/EU residents. Recently retired academics are also eligible.
Duration of tenure: a minimum of 4 to a maximum of 10 weeks during term time in a normal academic year (between mid-September and the end of June, and excluding Christmas and Easter Vacations). For dates of University of Bristol academic years please consult: http://www.bris.ac.uk/university/dates/
Financial and other arrangements: the Visiting Professorship carries an honorarium of £6,000, which should also be used towards travel and accommodation expenses. The IGRCT will offer help and advice on travel to and accommodation in Bristol, but related expenses will be met by the appointed candidate through her/his honorarium. In addition to this honorarium, the appointed candidate will be offered shared office space in the University, and will be able to use the University Libraries and other facilities, such as free provision of stationary, postage, and photocopying in connection with her/his research.
Duties of Visiting Professor: the Visiting Professor will be expected to engage in the research outlined in her/his application, and to deliver at least one lecture or seminar on her/his research during her/his tenure. S/he will also be expected to participate in the intellectual activities of the IGRCT and Bristol University in general, and to acknowledge the IGRCT and INSTAP in any publications emerging from her/his research in Bristol.
Method of application: candidate can apply by email or normal mail by using the attached application form and sending the two required enclosures:
1) A statement of the research project to be carried out during the Fellowship (maximum of 1,000 words);
2) A short CV (maximum 8 sides of A4, using a font of 12pt size minimum).
No references are required.
Closing date for applications: 12noon (UK time), Tuesday 14 February 2017.
Please send your application to: The Institute of Greece, Rome, and the Classical Tradition, School of Humanities, Department of Classics and Ancient History, University of Bristol, Room B14, 3-5 Woodland Road, Bristol BS8 1TB, UK. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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