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Research Associate, ‘Contexts of and Relations between Early Writing Systems’ Project (CREWS)

Vacancy reference:  GE10470

Limit of tenure applies: 4 years from 1 March 2017

Salary range: £29,301-£38,183 (August 2016 rates)

Applications are sought for a Research Associate who will be a member of the ‘Contexts of and Relations between Early Writing Systems’ (CREWS) project, led by the Principal Investigator Dr Philippa Steele. The successful applicant will conduct research on a pre-determined aspect of the project, namely the writing systems used to write North West Semitic languages in the second and early first millennia BC. The successful candidate will use a variety of methods to study Ugaritic, Phoenician and related writing systems with a view to developing our understanding of their inception, structure and usage

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Closing date: Noon of Monday 21 November 2016

Planned interview date: Friday 6 January 2017

 

Curator (Maternity Cover)

Vacancy reference: GE10746

Limit of tenure applies: This post is fixed-term for 12 months or the return of the post holder, whichever is the earlier.

Salary range: £29,301-£38,183 (August 2016 rates)

The Museum of Classical Archaeology is seeking to appoint a Curator, from February 2017 for 12 months or the return of the post holder, whichever is the earlier. The Curator will be responsible for the day-to-day management and care of the Museum of Classical Archaeology and its collections, and for the management of the Museum's educational and outreach activity.

The Museum is part of the Faculty of Classics and houses a collection of almost 600 casts of Greek (and to a lesser extent Roman) sculpture, about 80% of which is on display, a small collection of original pots and bronzes, and a large collection of sherds of Greek and (to a lesser extent) Roman pottery. Further information about the Museum is available at http://www.classics.cam.ac.uk/museum/, and further information about the Faculty is available at http://www.classics.cam.ac.uk/.

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Closing date: Noon of Friday 16 December 2016

Planned interview date: Week commencing 03 January 2017

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