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Lecturer in Ancient Philosophy (Education and Research) (EXPIRED)

College of Humanities, University of Exeter

Job category Junior faculty / Tenured, continuing or permanent
AOS Ancient Philosophy
AOC Ancient Philosophy
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number P44343
Location Exeter, England, United Kingdom
Start date 1st September 2013
Job description

The University seeks to appoint a permanent full-time Lecturer in Ancient Philosophy from 1st September 2013 at the latest. 

The result of the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise confirms Exeter's position as one of the UK's leading research-intensive universities. Almost 90% of our research is at internationally recognised levels and every single subject submitted included world-leading (4*) research. When adjusted for the 95% of staff submitted, Exeter ranks among the top 15 in the UK for research out of 159 higher education institutions. The Times Higher Education described Exeter as 'a rising star among research-intensive institutions'.

The post of Lecturer in Ancient Philosophy will contribute to extending the research profile of the Humanities at Exeter, particularly in areas related or complementary to Classics and Ancient History. An interest in ancient concepts of health and wellbeing is welcome but no requirement.

The successful applicant will hold a PhD in the area of Ancient Philosophy and have an independent, internationally-recognised research programme in an active field of Ancient Philosophy related or complementary to existing Exeter strengths. He/she will be able to demonstrate the following qualities and characteristics;  a strong record in attracting research funding, or demonstrable potential to attract such funding, teamwork skills to work in collaboration with existing group members, an active and supportive approach to inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary research that will help to foster interactions and links both within the University and externally, the attitude and ability to engage in continuous professional development, the aptitude to develop familiarity with a variety of strategies to promote and assess learning and enthusiasm for delivering undergraduate programmes.

Initial enquiries can be made to Professor Barbara Borg, Head of Classics & Ancient History (tel: 01392-724219, email address below). You may also wish to consult our web site (http://humanities.exeter.ac.uk) for further details of the College.

Appointments will be made within the Education and Research job family, salary range £31,948 to £39,257 Grade F, depending on skills and experience.

The closing date for completed applications is 19th December 2012.

The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer which is 'Positive about Disabled People'. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce.

How to apply
Application type Unknown (see text above)
Hard deadline December 19, 2012, 11:59pm BST
Web address for more information http://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/AFN394/lecturer-in-ancie...
Contact name Professor Barbara Borg
Contact email
Contact phone 01392-724219
Time created November 16, 2012, 11:31pm EST
Scheduled expiry date December 19, 2012, 11:59pm BST
Expired on December 19, 2012, 11:59pm BST
Last updated November 19, 2012, 1:51pm EST
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