The Cambridge University Faculty of Classics is seeking to appoint three University Assistant Professors–formerly known as University Lecturers–in Classics to start in September 2022.
Applicants need research expertise in Greek and Roman philosophy, Greek and Roman history, Greek art and archaeology, and Greek literature. Applications are particularly welcome from those whose research includes the literature, culture, and history of the Hellenistic periods and of late antiquity; papyrology; epigraphy; ancient science; the relations between the Greek and Roman worlds and the cultures of the Near East, India, and North Africa; and classical reception/the classical tradition.
Possible assistant professors should have publications and research in progress commensurate with the international reputation and top-rank research rating of the Faculty of Classics.
Teaching responsibilities include undergraduate and postgraduate courses and supervision of dissertations at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
The Onassis Fellowship in Classics at Newnham College will be associated with one of the appointments and a Fellowship at Trinity College with another of the appointments.
Applications must include:
- List of publications
- Cover letter
- Writing samples (up to a maximum of approximately 20,000 words)
Referees should be asked to write directly to the Schools HR Team on [email protected] by the closing date.
The closing date for applications is midnight (GMT) on January 10, 2022. In-person interviews are planned for March 2022. Informal inquiries should be addressed to Nigel Thompson at [email protected] For queries about the application process, please contact the Schools HR team on [email protected]
The University is asking those interested to quote the reference GE29206 on any application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.
The University actively supports equality, diversity, and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society. The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.