Job: Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Oxford


Ioannou Centre for Classical and Byzantine Studies,  66 St Giles, Oxford

Grade 7: £29,837 – £36,661 p.a. (pro rata)

The Faculty of Classics is seeking to appoint a part-time Postdoctoral Researcher for the Classics in Communities Outreach Project.

You will be a member of a research group with responsibility for carrying out research for the Fell-funded Classics in Communities project and will report to the Schools’ Liaison Officer.

You will manage academic research and administrative activities for the Classics in Communities project on the impact of ancient language teaching on the cognitive development of young people. This involves small-scale project management to co-ordinate multiple aspects of work to meet deadlines. You will adapt existing and develop new research methodologies and materials; prepare working theories and analyse qualitative and/or quantitative data from a variety of sources, reviewing and refining theories as appropriate; and develop ideas for generating research income, and present detailed research proposals to senior researchers.

The ideal candidate will hold a relevant PhD/DPhil/doctoral level qualification, together with relevant knowledge of Latin and/or Greek; possess sufficient specialist knowledge in the discipline to work within established research programmes. It would also be beneficial to have teaching experience at primary or secondary level.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your online application and to send your two references to the email address below by the closing date.

The closing date for this position is 12.00 midday on Monday 24 March 2014.


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