University Lecturer in Classics (Classical Archaeology)

University of Cambridge


Deadline: October 1, 2012

Vacancy number GE18652

SALARY £37,012 – £46,846 pa

The Faculty of Classics is seeking to appoint to a University Lectureship in Classics (Classical Archaeology) from 01 September 2013 or as soon as possible thereafter.

The post is open to those with a primary research interest in the archaeology of the Mediterranean at any time in the period 1200 BCE–600 CE.

The successful applicant will benefit from the world-class facilities offered by the University and the generous support of research and teaching provided by the Faculty. The Faculty currently teaches approx. 250 undergraduates reading Classics (all of whom study both Greek and Latin language to degree level) and almost 100 graduate students (reading for Masters and doctoral degrees). It is one of the leading international centres in Classics, with some 40 teachers in Faculty and College posts. The successful candidate will be expected to take a full share of teaching and examining across the range of Classical Archaeology at all levels from beginners to graduates, to carry out research and to assist in administration as appropriate.

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 internationally high-level research in Classical Archaeology, with publications and participation in scholarly activity commensurate with stage of career;

-An active interest in archaeological fieldwork, architecture or finds research, with the ability to develop projects that will attract external research grants;

-Evidence of ability to teach Classical Archaeology (including both field archaeology and the history of classical art) effectively, and 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.

Further particulars may be obtained from or from the Secretary of the Appointments Committee, Faculty of Classics, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge CB3 9DA (e-mail: [email protected]). Applications consisting of a covering letter, detailed curriculum vitae, list of publications and form CHRIS 6 (Parts 1 and 3 only, available via the above website), including the names of three referees, should be emailed to the Secretary of the Appointments Committee c/o Carolyn Bartley at [email protected] by the closing date. Referees should be asked to write directly to the Secretary to reach the Faculty by the closing date (emailed references to [email protected] will also be accepted).

The University is committed to equality of opportunity.

Closing date: 12 noon, Monday 1st October 2012

Interview date: Friday 9th November 2012

Contact: Mrs Carolyn Bartley, [email protected],

Faculty of Classics, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 9DA, United Kingdom