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Laurence Professorship of Classical Archaeology

The Board of Electors to the Laurence Professorship of Classical Archaeology invite applications from those whose work falls within the general field of the Professorship to take up appointment on 1 October 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter.

The Laurence Professor of Classical Archaeology is expected to take a leading role both in advancing research and teaching in the art and archaeology of the Greek and Roman worlds, broadly understood, and in promoting the field within Cambridge, the UK and internationally. Candidates will have an outstanding research record of international stature, and the vision, leadership, experience and enthusiasm to develop the University's strengths in this area, and to maintain its leading research profile and innovative research culture.

Standard professorial duties include teaching and research, examining, supervision and administration. The Professor will be based in Cambridge. A competitive salary will be offered.

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Applications, consisting of a letter of application, a statement of current and future research plans, a curriculum vitae and a publications list, along with details of three referees should be made online no later than 1 September 2021.

Informal enquiries may be directed to Professor Caroline Vout, Convenor of the Board of Electors:

Please quote reference GE26954 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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