Canadian Classical Bulletin/Bulletin canadien des études anciennes    (ISSN 1198-9149)
Volume 11.6.3 (2005 03 02)
Editors/Redacteurs: J. W. Geyssen (University of New Brunswick) & J. R. Porter (University of Saskatchewan)     <

Published by the Classical Association of Canada/ Publié par la société canadienne des études classiques

President: Martin Cropp (University of Calgary) <>
Secretary/Secretaire: Patrick Baker (Université Laval) <>
Treasurer/Tresorier: Annabel Robinson (University of Regina) <>
  Contents of CCB/BCEA 11.6.3 (2005 03 02)                                           Return to CCB Archive   /   BCÉA Archives
        1. Positions Available
                     (University of London), (University of Nottingham)
        2. Conference Announcement
                     ("Heroes and Hero Worship")

Positions Available


Department of Classics, University of London
Lecturer in Greek History

The Department of Classics is looking to appoint a fixed term lecturer to meet an expansion of undergraduate numbers in the Department. The appointee will be expected to teach mainly in the area of Greek History and teach at all undergraduate levels. The appointee will be expected both to teach existing courses and to develop new courses which will add to the Departmental expertise in this area. It would be advantageous for the appointee to be able to offer expertise in an additional area of the curriculum.

The appointee will be expected to play a full and active role in the development and delivery of the Department's aims and objectives. In making this appointment, the Department is seeking to appoint an active researcher who can use their research to inform their teaching and who will continue to develop their research while at the College. The appointee will be expected to contribute to the research culture of the Department and the University. There may be opportunities for the appointee to engage in graduate teaching.

This post is available from 1st September 2005 until 31st August 2007.

Salary will be in the range £29,250 (Lecturer A Grade) and £30,123 - £38,017 (Lecturer B Grade) inclusive of London Allowance.

For an informal discussion about the requirements of the post and working at Royal Holloway, University of London, please contact Professor R. Alston on 01784 443202: .

Further information

Further details and an application form are available below or from the Personnel Department, Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham, Surrey, TW20 0EX; fax: 01784 473527; tel: 01784 414241. Please quote reference number KB/4351.

Information about the College and Recruitment [pdf format]

The Classics Department
Job Description
Person Specification
Application form in Word

Making Applications

Applications should be made using the standard application form obtainable from the Personnel Department, to which should be appended:

(i) a full curriculum vitae;
(ii) the names and addresses of three academic referees;
(iii) a statement of current research activities and areas of interest;
(iv) a list of publications.

Please ensure that you submit six copies of all documentation to the Personnel Department.

It is expected that interviews for this position will be held during the last two weeks in April. All applications should be received by midday, Friday 1st April 2005.

We positively welcome applications from all sections of the community.


University of Nottingham
Lecturer in Ancient History

University of Nottingham
School of Humanities - Department of Classics
Lecturer in Ancient History

Applications are invited for the above post in the Department of Classics, available from 1 September 2005. Candidates should have a research specialism in any aspect of ancient history. A research specialism in any period of Greek history may be an advantage, but specialists in Roman history are also encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the Department's teaching in ancient history at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, and also to other area(s) of teaching, especially Greek or Latin language. Candidates should have a PhD successfully completed, or near completion, together with outstanding research potential or achievement.

Salary (in sterling) will be within the range £23,643 - £35,883 per annum, depending on qualifications and experience.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor S Hodkinson, Email: <> or Professor J Mossman, Email: <>.

Further details and application forms are available on the WWW at: or from the Human Resources Department, Highfield House, The University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, UK.

Tel: +44 (0)115 951 3262. Fax: +44 (0)115 951 5205. Please quote ref. SB/020.

Closing date: 22 March 2005. Provisional interview date: 15 or 20 April 2005.

Conference Announcement
From: Carol Merriam

Heroes and Hero Worship
Brock University Archaeological Society

The Brock University Archaeological Society's
16th Annual Scholarly Symposium

"Heroes and Hero Worship"

Saturday, March 12th, 2005, 12-5:30PM
Academic South 201
Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario

This year's speakers are:

Dr. R. Nickel, Department of Classics, Brock University:
"Reclaiming Heroism: The Case for Homer's Paris"

Dr. S. Hickson, Department of Visual Arts, Brock University:
"What Becomes a Legend Most? Women as Commissioners of Female Hero Cycles in the Renaissance"

Dr. R. D. Griffith, Department of Classics, Queen's University:
"Why are the Greek Dead Blessed? Heroic Honours in Egypt and Bronze-Age Greece"

Dr. C. K. Prince, Department of Classics, McMaster University:
"Poets and Heroes, Hesiod and Sappho"

Admission: $3 (students), $5 (non-students)

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