Teaching Associate in Classics

University of Cambridge Faculty of Classics

The Faculty of Classics is seeking to appoint a Fixed Term Teaching Associate from 01 September 2024 until 31 August 2026 (0.6 FTE). The post offers an opportunity for early career starters to increase their skills through an early career role in a vibrant and distinguished community of Classicists. Applications are invited from those with an interest in teaching Ancient Greek and Latin. The teaching will principally involve intensive reading classes in Greek and Latin for students without A level qualification or equivalent at entry. The successful applicant will also be expected to take a full part in the Pre-term IG language teaching and as marker and/or assessor of language papers across the Tripos. Information about the Faculty can be found at www.classics.cam.ac.uk.

The undergraduate and postgraduate student body in Classics has become increasingly diverse in recent years and we aim to achieve similar diversity among academic staff. Accordingly, the Faculty particularly encourages women and candidates from a Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic background to apply for these vacancies. The University was awarded the Race Equality Charter Bronze award in 2019; the Faculty of Classics was awarded the Athena SWAN Bronze award in 2021.

Candidates will need to show evidence of the following qualifications, skills, and experience:

  • Evidence of ability to teach Greek and Latin language effectively, and at all relevant levels, including ab initio;
  • Evidence of ability to teach Greek and Latin texts from a variety of genres;
  • Ability to play an effective role in the life and work of the Faculty as a whole;
  • Ability to work as part of a team.

For your application to be considered, please ensure that you upload the following documents:

  • CV (including details of language teaching experience at all levels and listing any publications)
  • Covering letter

Referees should be asked to write directly to the Schools HR team at references@csah.cam.ac.uk by the closing date.

Informal enquiries about the post can be directed to Dr Rosanna Omitowoju (rso20@cam.ac.uk) or Professor James Warren (jiw1001@cam.ac.uk) Questions about the application process can be directed to the Schools HR Team, sahhr@admin.cam.ac.uk

The closing date is midnight (BST) on Monday 24 June 2024 and interviews are planned for Wednesday 10 July 2024, subject to change.

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Please quote reference GE41720 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

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