University of Leicester
Professor in Archaeology
University of Leicester
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Published: 1 month ago
Application deadline: Feb 08
Location: Leicester, United Kingdom
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Professor in Archaeology

College of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities
School of Archaeology and Ancient History
Grade 10 Salary – Competitive
Permanent contract
Job Reference Number: SAH01806-7

As part of its Centenary investment programme, the University is seeking to appoint two highly motivated individuals to senior posts in archaeology, at Professor or Associate Professor level. Both will play a central role in taking the School of Archaeology and Ancient History forward into the 2020s and beyond. Please see the Associate Professor Role here: https://academicpositions.eu/ad/university-of-leicester/2017/associate-professor-in-archaeology/108027

For the Professorial Role:
The Leicester University School of Archaeology and Ancient History is a top-5 unit (REF2014)  and is seeking to recruit established or rising stars to join its collegial and dynamic staff base. You will undertake research of a world-leading standard, attract research funding and research students, and contribute to teaching and administration. You will make a significant contribution to the School’s reputation, building on existing strengths and raising levels of research activity, research income, teaching excellence and the visibility of the School of Archaeology and Ancient History. You will provide academic and strategic leadership within the School. This professorial post is open to any sub-field of archaeology, though with the expectation that the successful applicant will be able to demonstrate how they will enhance the School’s international reputation for research and teaching excellence. 

Essential

  • A PhD in Archaeology or a cognate field.
  • An outstanding record of research achievement in Archaeology, evidenced by an established international reputation and publications in peer reviewed journals and other outlets of international standing.
  • Proven ability to provide academic and strategic leadership in both research and teaching.
  • Proven track record in grant capture and or consultancy.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage the work of academic colleagues.
  • Academic Teaching Qualification as defined by HESA or commitment to gain the appropriate category of HEA Fellowship within a reasonable timeframe

 Desirable

  • Expertise in an area of archaeology that is complementary to or will enhance the established research and teaching strengths of the School

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to Professor David Mattingly djm7@le.ac.uk  and Professor Colin Haselgrove cch7@le.ac.uk

The closing date for these posts is midnight on 8 February 2018

We anticipate that interviews will take place on 8 and 9 March 2018

For more information about this position, please see the full job summary here: https://www.le.ac.uk/jobs/external/SAH01807_Job_Summary.pdf

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