University Lecturer in Classics (Ancient History)

University of Cambridge - Faculty of Classics

The Faculty of Classics is seeking to appoint to a University Lectureship in Classics (Ancient History) from 01 September 2018. This post is open to those, at any stage in their career, with a primary research interest in any area of Ancient History; the Faculty has particular needs in later antiquity and Hellenistic history, but scholars in any area of ancient history are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will have, or be expected to develop, a record of world-class research commensurate with the international reputation and top-rank research rating of the Faculty of Classics. Teaching responsibilities will include contributing to the development and delivery of undergraduate courses, and supervising final-year projects and post-graduate students.

Information about the Faculty can be found at

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);
  • Evidence of ability to engage in internationally recognised high-level research in Ancient History, with publications and participation in scholarly activity commensurate with stage of career;
  • Evidence of ability to teach Ancient History (both reek and Roman) effectively, and at all relevant levels;
  • Evidence of ability to teach classical Greek and/or Latin;
  • Ability to play an effective role in the life and work of the Faculty as a whole;
  • Ability to work as part of a team.

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit: This will take you to the role on the University’s Job Opportunities pages. There you will need to click on the 'Apply online' button and register an account with the University's Web Recruitment System (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

If you have any queries about the application process please contact Lorna Castle, HR Administration Coordinator (

Please quote reference GE14516 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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