Research Associate

University of Glasgow - School of Humanities

Job Purpose
To make a leading contribution to the AHRC-funded research project: The Reception of Aristotle in Byzantium: editio princeps (the first critical edition) of George Pachymeres’ Commentary on Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics, working with the Principal Investigator, Dr. Sophia Xenophontos. Specifically, the job requires expert knowledge in the area/s of Aristotelian philosophy and its reception in late antiquity and/or Byzantium. The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to the formulation and submission of research publications as well as help manage this project as opportunities allow.

Standard Terms & Conditions
Salary will be on the University’s Research and Teaching Grade, level 7, £34,520 - £38,833 per annum.

This post has funding available from 1 February 2018 until 30 November 2018 in the first instance.

New entrants to the University will be required to serve a probationary period of 6 months.

The successful applicant will be eligible to join the Universities' Superannuation Scheme. Further information regarding the scheme is available from the Superannuation Officer, who is also prepared to advise on questions relating to the transfer of Superannuation benefits.

All research and related activities, including grants, donations, clinical trials, contract research, consultancy and commercialisation are required to be managed through the University’s relevant processes (e.g. contractual and financial), in accordance with the University Court’s policies.

It is the University of Glasgow’s mission to foster an inclusive climate, which ensures equality in our working, learning, research and teaching environment.

We strongly endorse the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the organisation in promoting gender equity.

The University of Glasgow, charity number SC004401.

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