Chair/Reader in Ancient Greek History or Literature

Durham (County) (GB)
30 Sep 2016
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28 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Chair/Reader in Ancient Greek History or Literature

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Durham University is one of the world’s top research intensive universities with strengths across the Arts and Humanities, Sciences and Social Sciences. The University sits in a beautiful, historic city where it shares ownership of a World Heritage Site with Durham Cathedral, one of the greatest Romanesque buildings in Western Europe. A collegiate University, Durham recruits outstanding students from across the world and offers an unmatched wider student experience.

Join us as Chair or Reader in Ancient Greek History or Literature, and you will discover a wonderful intellectual and social environment in which to make a career. Here, you will explore the frontiers of knowledge.

In this senior academic role within one of the UK’s very best Classics departments, you will embody the highest professional standards in both research and education. We have created this role as part of a significant programme of expansion and investment. You will enjoy generous support for research, and for developing innovative, research-led teaching. Based in a historic building, you will further enhance our formidable international reputation by developing pioneering research, which may include cross-departmental collaboration. Whether your primary interest is literature or history, you will attract excellent research students to Durham.

Together with an outstanding international reputation for published research, you will bring to the role an exceptional track record of academic leadership, teaching and administration. You are a proven disciplinary leader, both within the international community and at institutional level. An excellent communicator and collaborator, you have the drive to make a significant contribution. Please note, the ability to teach both ancient Greek and Latin at all levels is essential.

If you are an outstanding, enterprising, intellectually curious academic with ambition and a strong sense of collegiality, please do consider applying to Durham University.

Discover more and apply at durham.ac.uk/academictalent.


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