The Department of Classics of King’s College London welcomes applications for a fixed-term position as Lecturer in Classical Art and Archaeology (Academic Education Path, or AEP). This position is to cover the teaching of Professor Michael Squire and is tenable for 12 months from 1 September 2022.

The post-holder will be asked to contribute to modules including but not limited to:

-4AACAA01 Art & Archaeology of Greece & Rome

-5AACAR20 Art and Power in the Age of Alexander (Hellenistic Art I)

-5AACAR21 The Art of Acquisition: Conquest, Collection and the Rise of Rome (Hellenistic Art II)

-6AACAR16 The Classical Art of the Body: Greek Sculpture and its Legacy

-6AACDISS Dissertation

-7AACM841 Archaic and Classical Painting

-7AACM700 Research Training and Dissertation in Classical Art and Archaeology

-5AACAR19: Sex and the Symposium: The Evidence of Athenian Painted Pottery

You will also be expected to contribute to the administration and pastoral provision of the Department of Classics.

The department supports an inclusive culture and celebrates the diversity of our staff and students. We particularly welcome all cultures, sub-cultures and abilities, supported by flexible and varied working arrangements. All applications from members of groups with protected characteristics that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the UK Equality Act (2010) are encouraged.

This post will be offered on a fixed-term contract for 12 months. The successful candidate must be able to start by 1st September 2022.

This is a full-time  post

Key responsibilities

-Deliver team-taught and specialized teaching at UG and PGT levels

-Supervise undergraduate and postgraduate dissertations

-Contribute to the pastoral care of UG and PGT students as a tutor

-Fulfill appropriate administration roles within the department

-Contribute to the research and impact culture in Classics and King’s

The above list of responsibilities may not be exhaustive, and the post holder will be required to undertake such tasks and responsibilities as may reasonably be expected within the scope and grading of the post.

Skills, knowledge, and experience

Essential criteria

-PhD completed in Classical Art or Archaeology, or a closely related area

-Experience of convening and assessing modules in Classical Art and Archaeology or similar subjects

-Ability to teach the modules listed in the role profile, engage students and support their learning

-Capacity to provide academic advice and pastoral support to students

-Strong track record in research relative to career stage

-Demonstrable administrative and interpersonal skills, a collaborative ethos, and capacity for team-working

-High standard of organizational skills

Desirable criteria

-Experience of teaching and supporting students at PGT level

-Desire to develop new initiatives and foster the teaching and research excellence of the department, Faculty and College

-Completion of appropriate training in Higher Education teaching and learning/academic practice

Further information

Interviews for shortlisted candidates will be held on 11th August. Due to panel availability, interviews must be held on this date.

The selection process will include a presentation to the interview panel.

To assist in the shortlisting process, applicants should make clear in their supporting statement how they meet each of the selection criteria for the post using examples of their skills and experience. This may include experience gained in employment, education, or during career breaks (such as time out to care for dependents).