Research Associate/Fellow (fixed term)

Interview Date
Tuesday, 18th December 2018
Closing Date
Wednesday, 12th December 2018
Job Type
Classics & Archaeology
£27025 to £39609 per annum, (pro rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience (minimum £30395 with relevant PhD). Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance

Applications are invited for the above post on the 5-year ERC project, The Latinization of the north-western Roman Provinces: Sociolinguistics, Epigraphy and Archaeology (LatinNow). The appointee will work most closely with Dr Mullen (PI, University of Nottingham) and collaborators Dr Estarán (University of Zaragoza) and Dr Moncunill (University of Barcelona) in researching the nature of Latinization and its correlation with a range of social variables in the Iberian Peninsula. This research will involve some primary research (especially into epigraphy and writing equipment) in educational institutes, museums and archives around Europe, for which travel expenses will be provided. The main output of this core research will be a co-authored volume and a project GIS. The Research Fellow will be actively encouraged to present and to publish articles, book chapters etc. independently and/or collaboratively. The appointee will also contribute, where appropriate, to the other project tasks, including outreach (e.g. social media, educational activities).The Research Associate/Fellow appointed will have the opportunity to extend their research portfolio and be trained to a high level in e.g. Reflectance Transformation Imaging, EpiDoc. The senior academics on the team, including Professor Alan Bowman (CSAD, Oxford) and the European Senior Advisors, will assist in the career development of the Research Associate/Fellow. 

Applicants should have a PhD (or near completion), or equivalent, in relevant subject(s), for example ancient history, Latin epigraphy, Latin linguistics, Roman archaeology.

Candidates are requested to upload a CV, publications list and covering letter to support their application.

The posts will be offered on a full-time, fixed-term contract for a period of 2 years. The appointees will start, at the earliest, in January 2019 and finish, at the earliest, in January 2021. Job share arrangements may be considered.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr Alex Mullen, Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

The University of Nottingham is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.