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Associate Lecturer / Lecturer in Classics

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Work type: Full time
Location: Hobart
Categories: Academic - Teaching Focus

• Full time, fixed term (March 2020 to 30 December 2022) position
• Based in Hobart
• A teaching intensive academic position, with research focused in the field of Classics.

The School of Humanities is comprised of a rich and diverse body of disciplines that contribute to an understanding of humanity across space and time and develops the key skills of literacy and critical thinking. Our programs provide an opportunity to interpret human culture and behaviour, from different perspectives and periods, and to understand your own experience, identity and values.

The Opportunity
The Associate Lecturer / Lecturer in Classics undertakes teaching and research in the field of ancient Greek and/or Roman history and literature and contributes to interdisciplinary teaching in the School of Humanities. The incumbent teaches and coordinates units as required in on-campus, blended, and on-line modes.

Key Accountabilities:
• Make an effective and sustained contribution to the University in achieving its strategic objectives and fulfilling its operational responsibilities.
• Teach and assess students in undergraduate Classics units as required across flexible, fully on-line, and face-to-face modes.
• Undertake high-quality research of national standing in a relevant field of research, independently or in collaborative research teams, to meet and regularly exceed the University’s expectations for the appointed academic Level.
• Participate in the School of Humanities through active involvement in team planning, providing student and staff support, and contributing to the overall collegial well-being of the school.

Selection Criteria
To be successful in the role, your application will need to demonstrate;
• Progress towards completion of PhD in a relevant field (for appointment at Level A); a PhD in a relevant field (for appointment at Level B).
• Demonstrated ability to deliver high-quality learning experiences for students in undergraduate Classics units across flexible, fully on-line, and face-to-face modes.
• A good record of and continuing commitment to research in Classics that has achieved recognition and made worthwhile contributions that align with CALE research priorities.
• Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain strong and mutually positive relationships with colleagues in collaborative teaching and in contributing to a working environment that is kind, caring and respectful.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to relate effectively and sensitively to students and staff from a variety of backgrounds and cultures, and to maintain a professional manner when dealing with staff and students.

• A  demonstrated ability to teach in at least one other disciplinary or interdisciplinary teaching program offered by the Humanities at the University of Tasmania.

Appointment to this role will be at either Academic Level A or Level B and will have a total remuneration package of up to
$133,842 comprising base salary within the range of $71,443 to $92,373 for Level A and $98,537 to $114,395 for Level B, plus 17% superannuation.

How to Apply
• To apply online, please provide your resume, cover letter outlining your suitability and motivation for the role, and your responses to the position selection criteria.
• For further information about this position, please contact
• Please visit for our guide to applying and details on the recruitment process.

Applications close Sunday, 2 February 2020, 11.55pm

You must have the right to live and work in this location to apply for this job.

Download File PD - Associate Lecturer - Lecturer in Classics.pdf

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