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Teaching Associate (Fixed Term)

The Faculty of Classics is seeking to appoint a Temporary Teaching Associate in Classics (Greek Literature) from 01 September 2018 - 31 August 2020. This post is open to those with a primary research and teaching interest in any area of Greek literature. The successful applicant will benefit from the world-class facilities offered by the University and the generous support of research and teaching provided by the Faculty. Further information about the Faculty is available at

The teaching will chiefly comprise undergraduate lectures/classes, but may also include Masters level seminars and a contribution to the Faculty's intensive language-learning programmes (principally, "Intensive Greek"). In addition, the successful applicant will be expected to take a full part in undergraduate examining (including the setting and marking of language/translation papers), in the examining of MPhil students, and in the administration of the Faculty. Candidates will need to show evidence of the following qualifications, skills and experience:

-Good first degree and a doctorate in a relevant subject area (or clear evidence that completion of such a doctorate is imminent) with publications and participation in scholarly activity commensurate with stage of career;

-Evidence of ability to teach Greek literature and language effectively, and at all relevant levels;

-Ability to play an effective role in the life and work of the Faculty as a whole and willingness to contribute equitably to administrative tasks of the Faculty;

-Ability to work as part of a team.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Referees should be asked to write directly to by the closing date.

Please quote reference GE15760 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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