JOB: The Laurence Professorship of Ancient Philosophy (University of Cambridge)

The Board of Electors to the Laurence Professorship of Ancient Philosophy invite applications for this Professorship from persons whose work falls within the general field of ancient philosophy to take up appointment on 1 October 2014 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Candidates will have an outstanding research record of international stature in ancient philosophy and the vision, leadership, experience and enthusiasm to build on current strengths in maintaining and developing a leading research presence.

The annual pensionable stipend for a professor is on a scale from £65,435 to £132,860 with the possibility of market supplementation where appropriate. Standard professorial duties include teaching and research, examining, supervision and administration. The Professor will be based in central Cambridge.

Further information is available HERE or contact the Academic Secretary, University Offices, The Old Schools, Cambridge, CB2 1TT, (email:, to whom a letter of application should be sent, together with details of current and future research plans, a curriculum vitae, a publications list and form CHRIS/6 (parts 1 and 3 only) with details of three referees, so as to reach him no later than Friday 20 September 2013.

Informal enquiries may be made to Professor Richard Hunter (, Convenor of the Board of Electors.

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