Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Ancient Greek History or Literature

Durham (County) (GB)
06 Oct 2016
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04 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer 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 Lecturer/Senior Lecturer 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.

This is an exciting opportunity to make a major contribution to the development of research and teaching in one of the UK’s very best Classics departments. Based in historic buildings, you will enjoy generous support for developing internationally recognised research and innovative approaches to teaching. Whether your interests are in ancient Greek literature, history or cultural history, you will play an important role in securing research funding and shaping our future.

To join us, you will need a good first degree and a doctorate in Classics or a relevant subject. You will bring to the role a personal research plan with potential to shape the disciplinary agenda or create public benefit in terms of individual, societal or economic wellbeing. Crucially, you will have a track record of high quality teaching, including the ability to teach ancient Greek and Latin.

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.