Job: Temporary Lecturer in Medieval/Early Modern History

Royal Holloway, University of London

Deadline: 12 June 2019

Full-time, Fixed Term (12 months)

Applications are invited for a one-year fixed-term post of Lecturer in Medieval/Early Modern History. Candidates will normally have completed a PhD in History and be able to demonstrate a developing record of excellence in teaching and publication. The candidate will contribute to core undergraduate teaching in the History Department; with opportunities to contribute to teaching in ancient, medieval, Byzantine, and early modern history according to the successful candidate’s strengths. The candidate will, additionally, participate in the Department’s admissions activities and its public engagement work. This is a full-time post to begin 1 September 2019.

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Research Assistant in (Byzantine) Greek Philology

Ghent University, Belgium

Deadline: 21 June 2019

The Database of Byzantine Book Epigrams (DBBE,, based at Ghent University, will launch a completely revamped version in the near future, and is therefore seeking a well-qualified collaborator to maintain data and prepare records.

The candidate will be part of a team of pre- and postdoctoral scholars within the project Poetry from the Margins. Literary, linguistic, philological and cultural-historical analysis of a new corpus of Byzantine book epigrams (800-1453), directed by Professor Kristoffel Demoen and generously supported by the Research Fund of Ghent University (within the “Concerted Research Actions” program). It is based at the Greek Section of the Departments of Literary Studies and Linguistics.

Applications should include a full curriculum vitae (including accurate information on grades and study results), a motivation letter, and two letters of reference. Applications must be sent electronically (preferably as pdf) to Floris Bernard (, no later than June 21, 2019.

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Job: Teaching Associate in Late Antique and Early Medieval History

University of Sheffield

Deadline: 10 June 2019

This fixed-term post is to provide teaching cover for Undergraduate and MA courses in Ancient and Medieval History. The successful candidate will be required to teach the Level Two module ‘HST230 The Family in Late Antiquity: Romans, Barbarians and Christians’ (and associated ‘Writing History’ assignments), lecture on ‘HST116 Empire: From the Ancient World to the Middle Ages’, and contribute to core and team-taught modules ‘HST120 History Workshop’ and ‘HST202 Historians and History’.

You will join a dynamic core team of Ancient and Medieval historians that includes Prof. Julia Hillner (late antique law and society), Dr Daniele Miano (Republican Rome and Italy), Professor Martial Staub (citizenship and migration in the late middle ages), Dr Casey Strine (ancient Near Eastern history and migration), Dr. Danica Summerlin (law and society in the central middle ages) and Dr Charles West (Europe between the 7th and 12th centuries).

You will have teaching and research strengths within your field and be expected to contribute to the Department’s presence within the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, the wider University and, through outreach and knowledge exchange, in Sheffield and beyond. The willingness to communicate to a variety of audiences beyond the purely academic is also useful for this position. You will have a PhD (or equivalent experience) in Ancient or Medieval History or a relevant subject area.

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Job: Visiting Assistant Professor of Art History (Greek Art and Architecture)

Stockton University, NJ, USA

The Visual Arts Program at Stockton University invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor of Art History beginning September 2019. Ph.D. required (or must have Ph.D. by September 2019) with college-level teaching experience and publications record. The preferred candidate will specialize in Greek art and architecture and have access to an active archaeological project in Greece or Cyprus. Consideration is also given to specialists in Byzantine art and architecture or other ancient specializations. Ability to teach more broadly within art history curriculum and academic experience with culturally diverse populations desired.

The successful applicant will teach courses in area of specialization, two-semester art history survey, and other courses as needed, including courses for the University’s General Studies program. One course in archaeology is required each year with preference given to candidates who can offer summer field work for students. The position includes endowed research funding and support for students traveling abroad established through the Pappas Center for Hellenic Studies. The faculty member will participate in Pappas Center for Hellenic Studies programming on campus and beyond. Teaching load is six four-credit courses per year.

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