The University proposes to appoint an Associate Professor of Byzantine Archaeology and Visual Culture. The post is available from 1 January 2015 or as soon as possible thereafter. The appointee will be a member of the School of Archaeology, the Faculty of Classics and the Faculty of History, and will hold a Special Supernumerary Fellowship at University College.
The successful candidate will be an outstanding researcher and teacher in Byzantine Archaeology and Visual Culture, broadly defined, with the ability to teach across a broad chronological range, with supervisory competence from ca. 300–1500. S/he will be able to teach a broad range of topics covering settlement and burial archaeology, art, images, monuments, architecture, and visual culture.
The appointee will attract and teach graduate students in Late Antique and Byzantine Studies and Classical Archaeology and will supervise graduate student theses. S/he will be required to conduct research, give lectures, classes and tutorials, supervise, support and examine students at all levels, and play a part in the administrative work of the University and the College. S/he will hold a doctorate in a relevant field, will have excellent communication, interpersonal, and organisational skills, and will demonstrate an excellent command of language skills, significant fieldwork experience, and a commitment to carrying out and publishing research of the highest calibre, with evidence of making successful research grant applications or the potential to make successful applications.