New Resource: Questions for Academic Job Interviews

It’s (just about) getting to the time of year when people are having job interviews for next academic year. I’ve had a few interviews over the past few years, some successful and some not, but I always found the best resources for interview preparation online. For example, an important idea that I took away from…

My New Job at the University of Exeter

I am very pleased to announce officially that I will be joining the University of Exeter from September 2016 as a Lecturer in Classics. I’m thrilled to be joining such a great department, where I’ll be working with scholars whose work I admire very¬†much. Already everyone has been incredibly friendly and welcoming, and we already…

Oxbridge JRF Applications – A Brief How-To

Application season for the Oxbridge JRFs has just rolled around (in fact, the first deadline, Trinity, seems to be on Friday, so this post is a little late). A common complaint about these jobs is that their application procedure is difficult to access and poorly explained – and this complaint is often pretty fair. In…