Saturday, July 11, 2009

Lectureship in Ancient History & Early Christianity, University of Manchester

University of Manchester, Faculty of Humanities
School of Arts, Histories and Cultures
Department of Classics & Ancient History / Department of Religions & Theology

Lectureship in Ancient History and Early Christianity
(REF : HUM/90870; POST: 7019887)
Salary: £32,458 - £35,469

Applications are invited for a 3-year fixed term Lectureship in Ancient History and Early Christianity. The post will be split 50/50 between the Religions & Theology subject area and the Classics & Ancient History subject area. Undergraduate teaching for Religions & Theology will include at level 1 "The Rise of Christianity", at level 2 "The Body and Society : Christianity in the West, 300-1500". Teaching for Classics & Ancient History will include contributions to core courses in Ancient History at level 1 and 2, with the possibility of a specialist option at level 3. Some contribution towards the teaching of Latin and/or Greek will also be expected.

There are likely to be opportunities for postgraduate teaching and supervision in one or both departments. The successful applicant will have some relevant teaching experience, and is likely to have completed her/his PhD.

This three-year appointment will begin on 15 September 2009.

Informal inquiries are welcome : email Dr Alan Williams (Head of Religions & Theology) or Dr Mary Beagon (Head of Classics and Ancient History)

Applications forms and further particulars are available from or from the Directorate of Human Resources, Humanities HR, Samuel Alexander Building, The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL. Tel : ++44 (0)161 275 8838 ; Fax : ++44 (0)161 275 2064 ; Email :

Closing date : 22 July 2009. Interviews will be held on 3 August 2009.

The University will actively foster a culture of inclusion and diversity and will seek to achieve true equality of opportunity for all members of its community.

Source : Linda J. Hall, Late Antiquity Discussion Forum.