Through the generosity of the A.G. Leventis Foundation, the University of Exeter wishes to recruit a Postdoctoral Research Associate in Hellenic Studies (ref. P61993). This full-time, fixed-term post is available from 1st September 2018 to 31st August 2021. The successful applicant will carry out and publish research, give papers, organise an international conference and do a limited amount of teaching. The starting salary will be £30,688 per annum and the postholder will also have access to a research allowance of £6,000 across the duration of the post, as well as £7,000 for the running of the conference.
The research to be carried out can be on any aspect of ancient Greek culture (e.g. art, history, literature, medicine, philosophy, scholarship, social/political practice) that falls within either the Centre for Hellenistic and Romano-Greek Culture and Society or the Centre for Knowledge in Culture in Antiquity and Beyond. Research synergies with other members of the Department of Classics and Ancient History are also desirable. The postholder will be provided with an office and will be assigned a mentor from within one of the Centres.
Applicants will possess a relevant PhD or possess an equivalent qualification/experience in a related field of study and be able to demonstrate sufficient knowledge in the discipline and of research methods and techniques to work within established research programmes. Applicants will be able tocarry out and publish research in Hellenic Studies, and to support and contribute to seminars and conferences at the same level. They will demonstrate the potential to teach effectively in their area of expertise.
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The closing date for applications is 29th April. For further information, please contact Dr Richard Flower by email or phone.
Interviews are expected to take place in the week commencing 28th May 2018.