JOB: Ancient Greek at UMelbourne

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The University of Melbourne
LECTURER IN CLASSICS (US equivalent of Assistant Professor, Tenure Track)
Position no.: 0029717
Campus: Parkville
Faculty of Arts
School of Historical & Philosophical Studies

Salary: $85,203 – $101,175 p.a. plus 17% superannuation

The Classics and Archaeology at the University of Melbourne is a leading program for the study of the ancient world. The only program of its kind in Australia, it is home to cutting edge research and field study undertaken by its staff, researchers and fellows. The program is affiliated with institutions such as The Classical Association of Victoria (CAV) with whom we regularly collaborate on a variety of lectures and events.

The discipline of Classics, part of the Classics and Archaeology program, in the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies teaches a suite of undergraduate subjects, has a strong research higher degree culture, and an internationally recognised research profile. The discipline has strengths in ancient Greek and Latin language and literature, and Near Eastern, Aegean and Classical archaeology. The School now seeks to appoint a Lecturer (US equivalent of Assistant Professor) in the field of Classics, with a specialisation in ancient Greek language and literature.

To be successful in this role you will have an established research specialisation as above, and demonstrate potential to achieve a high level of research performance through the steady production of refereed publications and success in obtaining research grants, as well as the demonstrated potential to attain academic promotion. You will have a proven capability to make a significant contribution to research and engagement in Classics and Ancient World Studies, and will aspire to cultivate research links and networks with other groups on campus, as well as nationally and internationally.

Close date: 3 November 2012

To download the complete position description and selection criteria, go to:

HOW TO APPLY: Online applications are preferred. Go to and use the Job Search screen to find the position by title or number.
Professor Trevor Burnard
Tel +61 3 8344 6686
Email tburnard AT

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