Lecturer in Classics

Canberra, Australia
08 Dec 2021
End of advertisement period
03 Feb 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Classification: Academic Level B
Salary package: $101,805 to $115,428 per annum plus 17% superannuation
Terms: Full time, continuing (3 positions available)
Location: Canberra

  • Collaborate with world-class researchers, educators and students.
  • Work in a beautiful, lively campus environment on the city's doorstep.
  • 3 x full time, continuing position

Position Overview

Lecturers in Classics will contribute to the School’s teaching excellence in Ancient Worlds and Cultures, including at all levels of Ancient Greek and/or Latin language. The appointees must have an active research agenda in Classical Studies and bring expertise and intellectual distinction to the Centre and the School. They will be expected to be future leaders in the field, and will actively advance the Centre’s engagement in public outreach, including through promoting the Classics museum and associated activities.

The appointees will be located in the ANU Centre for Classical Studies in the School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics (SLLL), and will collaborate with other areas across the School and University, such as English, Language Studies, and History (depending on their area of expertise). They will be expected to contribute actively and positively to the ANU Centre for Classical Studies, the School and the College, in all areas of research, teaching and service. They will actively contribute to undergraduate teaching and to the supervision of Honours theses, and will conduct research of international standing, publishing in the peer reviewed literature. They will contribute to curriculum review to renew areas of strength around Ancient Worlds and Cultures, ensuring excellence in education, best-practice teaching, and compelling, cutting-edge majors. The appointees should be active in professional service within the Centre for Classical Studies (including in relation to the Classics museum and the wider Classics community), within SLLL and the university, and nationally and internationally in their respective disciplines.

College Overview

The ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences (CASS) is one of seven Colleges at ANU. The College, which is structured into two main research schools, offers degrees in more than 20 discipline areas and excels in research across the creative arts, humanities and social sciences. The College has a substantial international research presence and is a major source of national policy advice. Our academic staff are internationally recognised for their research, and 57 are members of the Australian Academy of the Humanities, the Academy of the Social Sciences of Australia, or both. We also host 13 Australian Research Council Future Fellows and three ARC Laureates. A hub of vibrant activity, we host more than 270 lectures, concerts and exhibitions each year, most of which are open to the public. Our students, staff and graduates come from more than 60 nations, bringing a diversity of perspective to campus life.

ANU values diversity and inclusion and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to those of all backgrounds and identities. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit https://services.anu.edu.au/human-resources/respect-inclusion

For further information, please contact: Associate Professor Katie Sutton, Head of School E: HoS.SLLL@anu.edu.au

Position Description: PD_Academic B_Lecturer_25112021.pdf

Closing Date: 3 February 2022 

Application information

In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:

  • A statement addressing the selection criteria.
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form.

Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.

The successful candidate will be required to undergo a background check during the recruitment process. An offer of employment is conditional on satisfactory results.