Lecturer in Classical and Applied Landscape Archaeology

Institution Name 
Durham University
Position Rank 
Lecturer
Area of Specialty 
Classical Archaeology and Applied Landscape Archaeology
Additional Desirable Specialties 
Expertise in QGIS
This position is 
Approved/Definite
Application Deadline 
July 7, 2020

Bringing excellent communication skills and teaching experience, the successful candidate will complement the research and teaching by our Roman and Near Eastern specialists. They will contribute to teaching in Classical Archaeology and Applied Landscape methods across our undergraduate and taught postgraduate programmes, contributing to the BA (Hons) Archaeology and Ancient Civilisations, the MA Archaeology (Classical and Roman Strand) and the BA Joint Hons programme in Ancient History and Archaeology.

Candidates will normally have recently completed or be concluding their PhD and, while they may have limited direct experience of the requirements for the post, they must outline their experience, skills and achievements to date which demonstrate that they meet or that they have the potential to achieve the essential criteria.

Candidates must have capacity for and be progressing towards the independent development of internationally excellent research that produces high quality outcomes, including some work that is recognised as world class. 

 

The essential research criteria for this post are:

 

• A good first degree and a PhD in Archaeology or a related subject (which may be completed or under examination).

• Experience, skills and/or achievements which demonstrate experience of or the potential to produce high quality outputs, some of which is recognised as world-class.

• Evidence of a personal research plan which supports and enhances the Department of Archaeology's research strategy.

Candidates must demonstrate the development and delivery of high quality teaching that contributes to providing a world class learning environment and curricula which enables students to achieve their potential. 

 

The essential teaching criteria for this role are:

 

•Candidates have the ability to attain the rank of Fellow of Higher Education Academy

• Experience, skills and/or achievements that demonstrate experience of or the potential to deliver high quality teaching in the fields of Classical and Applied Landscape Archaeology, in particular Geographic Information Systems (QGIS).

• Experience, skills and/or achievements that demonstrate experience of or the potential to innovate in the design and delivery of high quality teaching or assessment of learning including lectures, small group learning and/or using technology or other techniques to enhance learning and/or assessment

• Experience, skills and/or achievements that demonstrate experience of or the potential to engage in the design of excellent teaching programmes which are research informed and led

• Evidence of strategic teaching development - engagement in the design of excellent teaching programmes which are research informed and led

 

Candidates must positively contribute to fostering a collegial environment; as well as demonstrating their commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion.

 

Further details can be found at: https://durham.taleo.net/careersection/du_ext/jobdetail.ftl?job=20000333...

Department contact for the position: Dr Rob Witcher  r.e.witcher@durham.ac.uk

Course Load 
2-2
Placement Year 

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