Associate Professorship in Later European Prehistory

University of Oxford
June 17, 2024
Offerd Salary:£52,815 - £70,918
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Associate Professorship in Later European Prehistory

School of Archaeology, 36 Beaumont Street, Oxford, OX1 2PG

The School of Archaeology, in association with St Cross and St John's Colleges, seeks to appoint an Associate Professor in Later European Prehistory, to start before the beginning of the academic year 2024-25 or as soon as possible thereafter. The appointment will be initially for five years at which point, upon completion of a successful review, the post-holder will be eligible for reappointment to the retiring age.

The School of Archaeology, comprising the Institute of Archaeology and the Research Laboratory for Archaeology and the History of Art (RLAHA), is a major centre for archaeological teaching and research that strives to combine theoretical innovation with cutting-edge archaeological science. The successful candidate will become a Fellow of St Cross College and a Stipendiary Lecturer at St John's College. You will be based at The School of Archaeology, at one of our two main sites (36 Beaumont Street, Oxford, OX1 2PG or 1-2 South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3TG).

The main duties of the post are to conduct internationally significant research in Later European Prehistory, to teach and examine a range of topics spanning the Bronze and Iron Ages, as well as more specialised topics taught as options for undergraduate and graduate students via lectures, classes and tutorials, to supervise graduate research students, to contribute to admitting, teaching and examining of taught undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, and to perform administrative and mentorship functions associated with teaching and research.

We invite applicants who have a PhD in Archaeology or closely related field (at the time of the appointment), a record of outstanding achievement in research, or evidence of outstanding research potential, depending on experience, along with the ability to teach effectively across a range of topics in Archaeology and Prehistory, experience of and a strong commitment to teaching, supervision and mentorship. Preference will be given to candidates with a portfolio of active fieldwork, and expertise complementary to the existing strengths of the School.

If you would like to discuss this post and find out more about joining the academic community at Oxford, please contact Professor Christopher Ramsey ([email protected]), Head of the School of Archaeology. All enquiries will be treated in strict confidence and will not form part of the selection decision.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online.

The duties and responsibilities of the post, together with selection criteria and details about how to apply, are set out in the further particulars. Visit the academic vacancies page vacancy ID172966.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 midday on 17 June 2024.

Interviews are expected to be held in week commencing on 8 July 2024.

Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford.

Contact Person : HR Team Vacancy ID : 172966 Contact Number : Closing Date & Time : 17-Jun-2024 12:00 Contact Email : [email protected] Pay Scale : ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR (NON-TF) Salary (£) : £52,815 - £70,918 per annum (An allowance of £3,078 p.a. would be payable upon award of full Professor title.)

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