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Lecturer in Archaeology (Teaching Intensive)
Whiteknights Reading UK

Job reference: SRF42088

Location: Whiteknights Reading UK

Closing date: 03/08/2022

Job live date: 21/07/2022

Salary: £42,149 to £51,800 pro rata per annum

Employment type: AR-Academic (Lecturer)

Department: School of Archaeology Geography & Environmental Science

Division: Archaeology

Hours Per Week:: 0.50 FTE

Employment Basis/Type: Part-time, fixed-term until 30 June 2024

We are seeking to appoint a Fixed Term 0.5 FTE Teaching Intensive Lecturer in Archaeology, to undertake teaching in the field of Roman Archaeology, and associated academic administrative duties. This post is intended to run from 1st of September 2022 until 30th June 2024.

The Department of Archaeology is part of the School of Archaeology, Geography and Environmental Science (SAGES). The Department have an established reputation for delivering a diverse range of student-centred degree programmes at the cutting edge of disciplinary knowledge. The department came first in the 2022 REF, and consistently achieves excellent NSS results for teaching. Further information on the Department may be found at our web-site:

Indicative teaching commitments are to teach in the following areas (or an equivalent level module in negotiation with the HoD):

Convene & deliver majority of modules:

  • AR2R8 (20cr) and CL2RME (10cr) Rome’s Mediterranean Empire: a world of cities (with contribution by a colleague from Classics) Spring Term
  • AR3R9 (20cr) Archaeology of the City of Rome (with contribution by a colleague from Classics) Autumn Term
  • ARMVME (20cr) From Village to Metropolis: Understanding Ancient Rome Autumn Term

Contribution to team-taught modules, with seminars co-delivered by PhD students

  • AR1REV         Revolutions in human behaviour (2 lectures urbanism, coin seminar) Autumn Term
  • AR1EMP         Ancient Empires: Middle East, Egypt & Rome (4 lectures: Peoples of Empire, Religion, Roman countryside and rural economies, Roman urbanism ; Ivory Bangle Lady seminars; Samian ware practicals) Spring Term
  • AR2FAO Ancient  objects: materials and meanings (4 coin sessions) Autumn Term
  • AR1MET ceramics and metalwork seminars. Autumn Term

Supervise dissertation projects at Undergraduate and Masters level (throughout academic year) and mark of dissertations (mainly Summer Term).

For more information please contact the Head of Department (

Interviews will be held on 10 August 2022

Informal contact details

Contact role:

Head of Department:

Contact name:

Hella Eckardt

Contact email:


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Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-UK candidates who do not already have permission to work in the UK should note that by reference to the applicable SOC code for this role, sponsorship will not be possible under the Skilled Worker Route. There is further information about this on the UK Visas and Immigration Website.

​​​​​​​The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, supports the gender equality Athena SWAN Charter and the Race Equality Charter, and is a Diversity Champion for Stonewall, the leading LGBT+ rights organisation. Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.


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