The Department of Classics at the University of Reading has issued the following announcement:

The Department of Classics at the University of Reading is a flourishing and innovative environment which is currently expanding its student numbers and staff base. We seek to appoint a full-time teaching-intensive lecturer for a period of 18 months. The appointee will teach on and convene at least one core module in Roman History, and teach Latin and/or Ancient Greek. The appointee may also be invited to contribute to teaching in Museum Studies, and/or to teaching in their research specialty. The appointee will also be expected to undertake substantial administrative duties.

The appointee will have a PhD in a relevant area, and experience of successful teaching in relevant modules at a variety of levels in a university setting. The appointee will benefit from mentoring and from numerous training and development opportunities. Although the post does not involve research, the appointee will be supported by an energetic and creative research culture in the Department.

You will have:

-A completed PhD in a topic of Roman History

-Experience of teaching Roman History at university level

-Experience of teaching Latin and/or Ancient Greek at university level

-Experience of, or willingness to undertake, administrative duties, including in pastoral care, student recruitment, and/or quality assurance and development.

For further information please contact:

Barbara Goff – Co-head of Department

0118 378 5172

[email protected]

Amy C Smith – Co-head of Department

0118 378 6087

[email protected]

​​​​​​​Fixed term for 18 months

Closing date for submission of applications – 13th August 2023

​​​​​​​Interview date – 22nd August 2023

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. By reference to the applicable SOC code for this role, sponsorship may be possible under the Skilled Worker Route.  Applicants should ensure that they are able to meet the points requirement under the PBS.  There is further information about this on the UK Visas and Immigration Website.