Job offer in Ireland Assistant Professor in Greek History and Culture at Trinity College Dublin, The University of Dublin

Trinity College Dublin, The University of Dublin

Post Status: 10-month.
Department/Faculty: Department of Classics, School of Histories and Humanities, Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
Location: Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin College Green, Dublin 2, Ireland
Salary: Appointment will be made on the Lecturer Merged Salary Scale at a point in line with Government Pay Policy (€33,540 to €47,615 per annum), appointment will be made no higher than point 8 (€47,615) Hours of Work Hours of work for academic staff are those as prescribed under Public Service Agreements. For further information please following link below: http://www.tcd.ie/hr/assets/pdf/academic-hours-public-service-agreement.pdf
Closing Date: 12 Noon (Irish Standard Mean Time), Tuesday 13th June 2017.

Post Summary

The School of Histories and Humanities is seeking to appoint an Assistant Professor in Greek History and Culture, on a fixed-term contract of ten months’ duration. The appointee will be expected to contribute to undergraduate teaching in Greek History and Greek and Roman culture within the Ancient History and Archaeology and Classical Civilization programmes, and to supervise undergraduate and Masters dissertations. Teaching responsibilities may also include classes in Greek and/or Latin language and texts. The post will require participation in examination and
administrative duties within the Department. The appointee will be expected to maintain a research interest within the field of Ancient Greek History or Archaeology (preference may be given to candidates with a research specialism in the Archaic or Classical period). Candidates must have, or be on the point of completing, a PhD in Classics or Ancient History and Archaeology.

Background to the Post
The post is an interim appointment to cover teaching and administrative needs in Classics consequent on the retirement of Professor Brian McGing.
Standard Duties of the Post. The successful candidate will be responsible for coordinating and delivering teaching in Greek History, and may in addition be expected to contribute one or more modules to the Classical Civilization programme. Candidates should include in their application an outline of a broad-based 10-credit Classical Civilization module which they might offer at second-/third-year level, avoiding overlap with current offerings (for which see http://www.tcd.ie/Classics/undergraduate/tsm/civilisation.php : the new module would substitute for CL2322 Gender and Sexuality). Depending upon his/her interests and qualifications, the appointee may also be asked to contribute to the teaching of Latin and Greek language and texts, and/or to the taught MPhil in Classics.

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