Posted by: lukelavan | November 7, 2010

Job Advert: Graduate Teaching Assistant

Graduate Teaching Assistant

Centre for Late Antique Archaeology,
University of Kent

The University of Kent wishes to appoint a 12 month graduate teaching assistant beginning January 2010, to join the Department of Classical and Archaeological Studies to teach 6 hours per week during term on pre-prepared undergraduate courses, relating to Late Antique Archaeology, the Late Antique City and Everyday Life in the Roman Empire. For the department, see

The Centre for Late Antique Archaeology is an active research hub, with easy access to London research libraries, now 50 minutes away by train. It produces its own annual, Late Antique Archaeology, holds frequent international conferences and is engaged in a number of related field projects, on Ostia, Port of Rome, and on the Saxon Shore Forts. The GTA would be enrolled in the Centre and be invited to participate in these activities. For the centre see

Duration: Full-time 12 months
Start date: January 2011

Entry Requirements
Applicants should have some experience of teaching and an established interest in late antiquity or Roman cities. A good MA degree or equivalent is required. International candidates are welcome. Knowledge of one or more modern European languages (French, German and Italian) would be an advantage. Candidates must submit a successful PhD application, pertinent to Late Antique Archaeology or other work of the Centre.

A tax-free scholarship of 12,500 GBP will be offered, to cover fees for one year at Home/EU level of 3,800 GBP and to provide a living allowance of 8,700 GBP. Further postgraduate scholarships are available within SECL, which the successful candidate would be invited to apply for.

Application Process
Applications should consist of a CV, covering letter and research proposal (one side of A4) and an example of written work, made by email to postgraduate secretary Juliette Ashby: To apply on-line for the PhD visit The deadline for submissions is 30th November 2010. Selection will be based on written submissions, with the option of interview by telephone / email.

For queries contact:
Dr Luke Lavan,
Tel: 01227769665
Department of Classical and Archaeological Studies,
SECL, Cornwallis North West,
University of Kent,
Kent CT2 7NF


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