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The University of Melbourne (Australia) is seeking to appoint a lecturer in Latin language and literature. This is a new, full-time, and continuing (i.e., permanent) position in research and teaching: the Allan J Myers Lectureship in Latin.

The successful applicant will be responsible for teaching to a high standard at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The person will be expected to teach subjects in Latin, as well as general subjects in Ancient World Studies taught in English such as "Classical Mythology" and contribute to and develop other subjects as appropriate. Ideally the successful applicant will be expected to have a PhD in Classics or a related discipline, a strong record in research with a developing publication profile in the area of Latin language and literature, and a demonstrated capacity and experience in teaching at the tertiary level, with a passion for undergraduate teaching and supervision of 4th-year and research higher degree supervision in Latin language and literature, and Ancient World Studies in general.

Salary will start in the range of A$107,547 – $127,707 p.a. plus 17% super.

Applications close on 25 Jul 2022.

Please see below for the required documentation to accompany the online application:

  • Cover letter
  • CV
  • Responses to key selection criteria
  • Contact details for three referees

Further details are available at

The Faculty of Arts is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion and strongly encourages people with diverse experiences to apply. This includes First Nations people, culturally and linguistically diverse people, Deaf and hard of hearing people, people with a disability, LGBTIQ+, and neurodiverse people. If you have any accessibility requirements for the application or interview, please contact us. We are dedicated to ensuring barrier-free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. A position description is available in alternate formats if required, including USB, Large Print and Plain English.

The Faculty actively seeks to welcome and value the unique contributions of people from all backgrounds and is committed to diversity and inclusion practices to achieve our vision.