Fixed Term: 1 September 2013 to 28 February 2018
Salary: £27,854 - £36,298 pa
Closing date: 12 noon Friday 24 May 2013
Interview date: Thursday 13 June 2013
The Faculty of Classics is seeking to appoint a Research Associate (Roman archaeology) from 1 September 2013 or as soon as possible thereafter.
The post is to provide assistance to Professor Martin Millett during his tenure as head of the university’s School of Arts and Humanities. It is open to those with a primary research interest in the archaeology of the western Roman Empire.
The successful applicant will benefit from the world-class facilities offered by the University and the generous support of research and teaching provided by the Faculty. The Faculty currently teaches approx. 250 undergraduates reading Classics (all of whom study both Greek and Latin language to degree level) and almost 100 graduate students (reading for Masters and doctoral degrees). It is one of the leading international centres in Classics, with some 40 teachers in Faculty and College posts. The successful candidate will be expected to work with Professor Millett on a series of fieldwork and other archaeological publication projects.
Candidates will need to show evidence of the following qualifications, skills and experience:
• PhD in Roman archaeology.
• Knowledge and experience of academic editing.
• Ability to handle archaeological texts in modern western European languages.
• Strong ability to use computer graphics (eg. Illustrator, CAD) and GIS programs (eg. ArcMap).
• Experience of archaeological excavation and post-excavation analysis.
• Experience of archaeological survey (geophysics and topography).
• Willingness to develop skills using new survey equipment and software.
• UK driving licence.
Further particulars may be obtained from here or from the Secretary of the Appointments Committee, Faculty of Classics, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge CB3 9DA (e-mail: email@example.com). Applications consisting of a covering letter, detailed curriculum vitae, list of publications and form CHRIS 6 (excluding part 2, available here), including the names of three referees, should be emailed to the Secretary of the Appointments Committee c/o Carolyn Bartley at firstname.lastname@example.org by the closing date. Referees should be asked to write directly to the Secretary to reach the Faculty by the closing date (emailed references to email@example.com will also be accepted). The Faculty will not contact referees for references.
The University is committed to equality of opportunity.