The Department of Classics and Archaeology at the University of Nottingham is looking to appoint a Teaching Associate in Ancient Literature (Teaching and Learning focus). This post will be offered on a fixed-term, full-time (36.25 hours per week) contract, commencing September 2022 until 30th June 2023. Job share arrangements may be considered.

You will have a PhD in classics/ancient history, ability to teach ancient Greek and Latin literature and language at all levels, and a strong commitment to the Department.

We believe in an inclusive working environment for all. We are welcoming, supportive, and caring, and pride ourselves on our positive community. Diversity is vital to our success and fundamental to our values. We want to raise our performance for a diverse audience of students and scholars. We are, therefore, particularly keen to receive applications from people who are currently underrepresented in Classics and Ancient History, such as those of underrepresented genders (e.g., women, non-binary, trans) and people from Black, Asian or minority ethnic backgrounds.

You will contribute to an exceptional education for undergraduates and postgraduates in Ancient Literature and make an exceptional contribution to the Department’s teaching profile and culture. You will be keen to pursue opportunities for impact, public engagement, and interdisciplinarity. You will contribute to the administration of the Department and be keen on championing and promoting Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion initiatives.

Shortlisting is anonymous: we cannot see any personal data in your application until shortlisting is completed (shortlisting is by criteria-based questions based on the person specification, rather than CV or letter).

As a Teaching Associate you will be expected to:

-deliver innovative teaching and curriculum design

-provide curriculum leadership within your area

-contribute positively and proactively to the Department’s teaching culture

-supervise and examine Undergraduate and Postgraduate students

-support tutorial groups, developing their knowledge and learning skills

-take a proactive role in the pastoral support of students, dealing with sensitive issues

-be responsible for administrative duties

This post will be offered on a fixed-term, full-time(36.25 hours per week) contract, commencing September 2022 until 30th June 2023. Job share arrangements may be considered.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Will Bowden, Head of Department, email: [email protected]; please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

Our University is a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support we offer our international colleagues, see our Moving to Nottingham pages.

For successful international applicants, we provide financial support for your visa and the immigration health surcharge, plus an interest-free loan to help cover the cost of immigration-related expenses for any dependants accompanying you to the UK. For more information please see the our webpage on Financial support for visas and the immigration health surcharge.

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