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Lecturer in the Archaeology of the Ancient Mediterranean

Egham, United Kingdom
£47,719 to £56,529 per annum - including London Allowance
Closing date
24 Jun 2024

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Department of Classics

Location: Egham
Salary: £47,719 to £56,529 per annum - including London Allowance
Post Type: Full Time
Closing Date: 23.59 hours BST on Monday 24 June 2024
Reference: 0524-182

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Full Time, Permanent

The Classics Department at Royal Holloway, University of London is seeking to appoint a permanent Lecturer in the Archaeology of the Ancient Mediterranean to start as soon as possible and by 1st of January 2025 at the latest.

We encourage applications from those with research interests in the broad field of the Archaeology of the Ancient Mediterranean (from ca. 1000 BC to 700 AD) that would complement the existing departmental areas of research expertise in the fields of Greek and Roman Archaeology (details about Research in the Department can be found here: We would be particularly interested in applicants with experience of running fieldwork projects and plans for future fieldwork that would involve undergraduate or postgraduate students of the Department.

The successful candidate should be an excellent researcher with a good publication record at a level appropriate to the stage of their career and concrete plans for future research, including the preparation and submission of grant applications. They should also be committed to generating impact on wider, non-academic audiences through their research and able to engage with national and international networks, research councils and organisations.

The successful candidate should be an inspirational teacher with teaching experience appropriate to their stage of their career and broad teaching interests that would contribute to and enhance our teaching in the area of Archaeology. They should be able to teach key archaeological modules of our undergraduate curriculum that includes first-year introductory modules on Greek and/or Roman Archaeology, second-year modules with a methodological and hands-on focus (“From Dig to Digital” and “Life in the Big City”), and research-led third-year and postgraduate modules, including new modules inspired by their own research. They should also be able to direct undergraduate and MA dissertations and to attract and supervise doctoral students.

In addition to teaching and examining duties the Lecturer will be expected to take a full role in Departmental life, including being Personal Tutor to a number of undergraduate students, and taking on administrative duties in proportion with the role.

The post is based in Egham, Surrey where the College is situated in a beautiful, leafy campus near to Windsor Great Park and within commuting distance from London. Postgraduate teaching often takes place in Central London.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Prof. Christos Kremmydas at 

For queries on the application process the Human Resources Department can be contacted by email at: 

Please quote the reference: 0524-182

Closing Date: 23:59, 24 June 2024 

Interview Dates: 27 or 29 August 2024

Further details:  Job Description & Person Specification


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Royal Holloway is one of the UK’s top 20 universities, ranked 129 globally (Times Higher Education World University Rankings, 2015-16). We sit within the top 25% of UK universities for research that is rated world leading or internationally recognised and at 89%, our 2015 National Student Survey satisfaction rating is the highest of the University of London institutions.

The university has 21 academic departments and schools spanning the arts and humanities, sciences, social sciences, management, economics and law. We combine our world-class research and excellence in teaching with a global perspective, creating a close-knit community that inspires success. With some 9,000 students learning from internationally renowned academics and researchers, ours is a unique culture, where our students and colleagues feel recognised as individuals. We have a unique best-of-both-worlds location; a safe, leafy campus in Egham, Surrey, less than 40 minutes by train from central London and just seven miles from Heathrow airport, creating the environment where our community thrives.

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