Monday, September 06, 2010

Research Associate in Papyrology in Oxford (Oxyrhynchus Papyri)

University of Oxford Faculty of Classics Research Associate in Papyrology

Applications are invited for the post of a Research Associate in Papyrology in the Department of Classics, University of Oxford, to work on the Oxyrhynchus Papyri research project. This is a joint project of the University of Oxford and University College London, and has recently received funding from the Arts and Humanities Research Council until 31 August 2015.

The person appointed will hold a doctorate or equivalent and have substantial experience in handling and/or editing papyri. An excellent knowledge of Ancient Greek, and wide experience with the scripts of the papyri, are essential. The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing the Oxyrhynchus Papyri collection in the Sackler library and for enabling the research of those involved in the project.

The fixed-term appointment will run from 1 October 2010 to 30 September 2011. The salary for this post, which is 0.8 FTE (Full Time Equivalent), is £28,983.00 - £30,747.00 (Grade 7, points 29-31), at 80% pro rata. The starting salary will be dependent on skills and experience. The postholder will be based in the Papyrology Rooms, the Sackler Library, 1 St John Street, Oxford, OX1 2LG.

Applications consisting of a curriculum vitae, a covering letter, and a personal details form, including the names and addresses of two referees, should be sent to Recruitment, Faculty of Classics, Ioannou Centre for Classical and Byzantine Studies, 66 St Giles', Oxford OX1 3LU ( Please arrange for your referees to send their references to the above address by the closing date. The personal details form, and the further particulars are available for download below. Please quote reference BE10012 on the personal details form. Informal enquiries may be made to Dr D. Obbink (email:

The deadline for applications is 12 noon on Friday 17 September 2010. No applications will be accepted after this date. It is expected that interviews will be held on Monday 27 September.

See further:

(via Papy-List)

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