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Victoria University of Wellington

Victoria University of Wellington - Wellington, New Zealand
Senior Lectureships or Lectureships in Classics - HSS 356. The University invites applications for two Senior Lectureships or Lectureships in Classics. One position is permanent (subject to a three year probation period), the other a fixed contract for two years. Both positions are available from 1 February 2004 (or at an agreed later date).

Candidates with interests in Roman history, literature, and society or Greek literature (especially epic) and mythology are particularly sought. An interest in the development of interdisciplinary courses and/or courses in the Classical Tradition would be an added advantage.

The successful candidates will become part of a dynamic Programme, teaching at all levels from first year lecture classes to MA and PhD supervision. The Programme offers undergraduate majors in Greek, Latin and Classical Studies, together with postgraduate degrees, with nearly a thousand student enrolments at any one time.

Candidates should either have a completed PhD or be on the verge of completion, and have appropriate high level language skills in Latin and/or Greek. A clear research agenda is also very desirable. Appropriate teaching experience and an advanced record of publications is required for appointment at the Senior Lecturer level.

Further inquiries may be made to Professor John Davidson, Classics, Victoria University of Wellington, P.O. Box 600, Wellington, New Zealand (Telephone: +64 4 463 5969; e-mail:

The salary scale for Senior Lecturers is NZ $64,074-$80,672 per annum and for lecturers is NZ

$50,335-$60,638 per annum.

Applications should be sent to the Human Resource Advisers, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Victoria University of Wellington, PO Box 600, Wellington, New Zealand (Telephone: +64 4 495 5236, Fax: +64 4 495 5209, email: with whom applications close on 17 October 2003. Please quote ref: HSS 356

Applications should include a detailed covering letter, CV, names and email addresses of three referees, and a completed Employment Declaration Form (available from Human Resources as above)

In honouring the Treaty of Waitangi, the University welcomes applications from the Tangata Whenua. We also welcome applications from women, Pacific Island peoples, ethnic minorities, and people with disabilities.

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