The Faculty of Classics / University of Cambridge is seeking to appoint to a University Lectureship in Classics (Greek Literature) for two years from 01 September 2021. Candidates should have a primary research interest in ancient Greek literature and publications, or research in progress, commensurate with the international reputation and top-rank research rating of the Faculty of Classics. Teaching responsibilities will include contributing to the development and delivery of undergraduate courses, and supervising final-year projects and postgraduate students.

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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 recognised high-level research in Greek literature, with publications and participation in scholarly activity commensurate with stage of career;

-Evidence of ability to teach Greek literature effectively, and at all relevant levels;

-Evidence of ability to teach classical Greek and Latin;

-Ability to play an effective role in the life and work of the Faculty as a whole and willingness to contribute equitably to administrative tasks of the Faculty;

-Ability to work as part of a team

For you application to be considered please upload your CV, cover letter and a writing sample of up to 20,000 words.

Referees should be asked to write directly to Ruth Farley, HR Coordinator at [email protected] by the closing date.

Interviews are planned for the first two weeks of June and will be held across two days. Informal enquiries concerning the post may be addressed to the Chair of the Classics Faculty Board, Professor Robin Osborne, [email protected].

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 2 years in the first instance.

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Please quote reference GE26271 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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