Job Opportunities

University of Oxford
Associate Professorship (or Professorship) of Ancient History (Greek and/or Roman)

Oriel College, Jesus College, and Faculty of Classics, Oxford

Salary range £50,300 - £67,541 p.a. plus college allowances.

The Faculty of Classics, Oxford is recruiting an Associate Professor (or Professor) of Ancient History (Greek and/or Roman). The appointee will be employed by Oriel College, Jesus College, and the Faculty of Classics, and will hold a Governing Body Fellowship at Oriel College. The post is available from 1st October 2023 or as soon as possible thereafter.

This is a permanent appointment upon completion of a successful review. The review is conducted during the first 5 years.

The successful candidate will be an outstanding researcher and teacher in Ancient History broadly defined, who will attract and teach graduate students in Ancient History and will supervise graduate student theses.

You will be required to conduct research, give lectures, classes and tutorials, supervise, support and examine students at all levels, and engage in the administrative work of the Faculty and the Colleges - in examination assessment, admissions processes, and faculty administration.

You will have, or be able to demonstrate the promise of, a distinguished record of scholarship and teaching at a level appropriate to the stage of your career, together with clear plans for research which demonstrate an ability and a willingness to maintain that record.

You should also have an ability and willingness to obtain external funding for individual or larger research projects, and an awareness of the possibilities for seeking funding in the UK and abroad.

You must have received the degree of PhD/DPhil by the advertised closing date for this position.

The duties and skills required are described in further detail in the Job Description.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online via www.recruit.ox.ac.uk and Vacancy ID 161144 or via this link direct to the advertisement, where the job description and access to the online recruitment system can also be found. 

Please upload the following documents with your application: (1) a detailed statement explaining how you meet the selection criteria for the post and (2) a curriculum vitae, including a list of publications. You should also nominate three referees when prompted during your application, and indicate if you give permission for them to be contacted. You should arrange for your referees to provide references directly to academic.recruitment@oriel.ox.ac.uk by12:00 noon (GMT) on Friday 10th March 2023.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon (GMT) on Friday 10th March 2023. Shortlisted candidates will be requested to submit two pieces of their recent research (neither in excess of 10,000 words). It is expected that interviews will be held on Thursday 20 April and Friday 21 April 2023.

Enquiries about this post should be directed to Prof. Gonzalo Rodriguez-Pereyra (Senior Tutor, Oriel College) on 01865 276520 or senior.tutor@oriel.ox.ac.uk. Please quote Vacancy ID 163080 on all correspondence.

Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and minority candidates who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford.

University of Oxford
Associate Professorship of Roman Archaeology

Faculty of Classics, Ioannou Centre for Classical & Byzantine Studies, 66 St Giles, in association with Wolfson College, Oxford

Salary range £50,300 - £67,541 p.a. plus college allowances, including an annual stipend of £2,961, meal and entertainment allowances, and support for the purchase of a home in the Oxford area. 

The Faculty of Classics is recruiting an Associate Professor of Roman Archaeology. The appointee will be employed by the Faculty of Classics and will hold a Governing Body Fellowship at Wolfson College. The post is available from 1st October 2023 or as soon as possible thereafter.

This is a permanent appointment upon completion of a successful review. The review is conducted during the first 5 years.

The successful candidate will be an outstanding researcher and teacher in Roman Archaeology broadly defined, who will attract and teach graduate students in Roman Archaeology and will supervise graduate student theses, especially in Roman Architecture. 

You will be required to conduct research, give lectures, classes and tutorials, supervise, support and examine students at all levels, and engage in the administrative work of the Faculty and the College - in examination assessment, admissions processes, and faculty administration.

You will have, or be able to demonstrate the promise of, a distinguished record of scholarship and teaching at a level appropriate to the stage of your career, together with clear plans for research which demonstrate an ability and a willingness to maintain that record.

You should also have an ability and willingness to obtain external funding for individual or larger research projects, and an awareness of the possibilities for seeking funding in the UK and abroad. 

You must have received the degree of PhD/DPhil by the advertised closing date for this position.

The duties and skills required are described in further detail in the job description.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online via www.recruit.ox.ac.uk and Vacancy ID 161144 or via this link direct to the advertisement, where the job description and access to the online recruitment system can also be found. 

For your online application, you will be required to upload your CV and a supporting statement, setting out how you meet the selection criteria for the post, using examples of your skills and experience. As part of your application you will be asked to provide details of three referees and indicate whether the University may contact them now. 

For further details, please refer to the How to apply section of the job description. 

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon (GMT) on Friday 20th January 2023. Interviews are expected to be held in the weeks beginning 6th and 13th February 2023.

Enquires about the post should be directed to Clive Brown, HR Administrator, recruitment@classics.ox.ac.uk. Please quote Vacancy ID 161144 on all correspondence.

Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and minority candidates who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford.