Join the Greek in Italy team – postdoc opportunity

The Greek in Italy project is advertising for a new fixed-term post doctoral research associate. I’ve worked on the project for the last three years, and it is a fantastic team to be a part of! You can find the details of the ad below. Please get in touch if you have any questions about the team or our activities – I’m happy to answer queries informally.


Post-doctoral Research Associate, AHRC Greek in Italy Project

Salary range: £28,982 to £37,768 per annum

Limit of Tenure: 01 January 2016 to 30  April 2017

Applications are sought for a fixed-term, fully funded Post-doctoral Research Associate on the AHRC-funded Project ‘Greek in Italy’.  The scholarship will run from 1st January 2017 to 30th April 2018.

The successful applicant will form part of the Greek in Italy project team which is focused on research into aspects of the linguistic impact of Greek settlement and colonisation in Italy in the first millennium BCE.

The successful candidate will undertake to write and submit for publication at least two academic articles relating to the impact of the Greek languages on the languages of ancient Italy and assist in the editing of the publication arising out of the 2016 Laurence Seminar ‘Migration, Mobility and Language Contact’.  They will be expected to assist in the organisation of the one-day workshop in the British School at Rome in March 2017, participate in regular seminars and workshops related to the project and give talks and presentations as appropriate in national and international conferences.  They will also contribute in access and outreach events, such as the Cambridge Festival of Ideas and University Open days.

Candidates with a good first degree and a doctorate in Greek historical linguistics, Latin historical linguistics or the languages of Ancient Italy (or clear evidence that completion of such a doctorate is imminent) are highly desirable.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 16 months in the first instance.

You can find out more and apply here.

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