Saturday, June 18, 2011

Departmental Lecturership in Byzantine Archaeology and Material Culture, 300-1300, University of Oxford

Faculties of History and Classics, and School of Archaeology.
Grade 7: Salary in the range £29,099 - £29,972 p.a.

Applications are invited for a three-year fixed-term Departmental Lectureship in Byzantine archaeology and material culture, 300-1300, tenable from 1 October 2011. The appointment is for a limited term during the reorganisation of teaching in this area, and is non-renewable. Unless terminated earlier by notice, the appointment will expire on 30 September 2014. It is hoped that a college association will be arranged in conjunction with this post. 

The successful candidate will give no fewer than 48 hours of lectures and classes per year on Late Antique and Byzantine archaeology and Art as the History, and Classics Faculty Boards and the School of Archaeology shall direct. The Lecturer will be required to contribute to graduate teaching at Masters level on existing papers, and there will be scope for the successful candidate to offer and develop new Masters options alongside or in place of existing papers. The Lecturer will also be required to contribute to the provision of undergraduate courses in the Final Honour Schools of Archaeology and Anthropology and of Classical Archaeology and Ancient History. 

Consideration will be given to candidates with teaching experience and a research interest in any aspects of the archaeology and material culture of the Byzantine world between 300 and 1300. A proven high standard of research ability and the ability to provide graduate supervision are necessary conditions for this appointment.

Further particulars, including information about how to apply, may be obtained from the Board Office, History Faculty, Old Boys' High School, George Street, Oxford OX1 2RL, UK (email: and from the web at:

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon (GMT) on Tuesday 5 July 2011.