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The Department of Classics and Ancient History at the University of Sydney seeks to appoint a new Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Ancient Greek language and literature. The position is part time (0.5FTE) and continuing.

We are seeking a lecturer (equivalent to the North American Assistant Professor) or senior lecturer (equivalent to the North American Associate Professor) to teach or co-teach undergraduate units of study at all levels of the Ancient Greek Major, and to contribute from time to time to the Ancient History Major, notably in cultural units such as the popular Classical Myth. If appointed at the level of Senior Lecturer, you will have a track record in high-quality publications and evidence of an ability to attract competitive external research funding.

At both levels you will be willing to contribute to interdisciplinary teaching and learning as well as to supervise Honours and postgraduate students on a range of topics of departmental interest and need.

If appointed at the level of Senior Lecturer, you will have experience in interdisciplinary teaching and learning and be willing to undertake it on behalf of the Department and, where appropriate, the School and Faculty. You will work with industry, community and government organisations to create learning experiences that guide students to apply their expertise within the context of the interdisciplinary and project-based units of Sydney University’s new Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Advanced Studies. You will also have demonstrated excellence in pedagogical practice and design that balance depth of disciplinary expertise with the broader capabilities of cultural competence, interdisciplinary effectiveness, and complex problem solving.

In addition, you will be expected to pursue an active research program that can attract external competitive funding; to participate fully in the Department’s research culture; and to undertake appropriate administrative roles and curriculum development as required.

Intending applicants are welcome to seek further information about the position from Associate Professor Paul Roche, Chair of Department ( or Professor Peter Wilson, Head of School (

Further information, full selection criteria, and the online application are at the following link:,CurBID,jobsListKey,JobID&lid=00948880028

The closing date for applications: 11:30pm (Australian Eastern Daylight Time), Wednesday 8 January 2020