ECR Publishing and Careers Day

ECR Publishing and Careers Day
20 September 2017, 9.30am - 5.45pm
Research Training
Room 243, Second Floor, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU

Aimed at 3rd and 4th year PhD students, newly qualified PhDs, and ECRs without permanent posts. Book to attend one or both sessions.

Morning session (9.30am - 1.30pm)

Our range of speakers will discuss publication plans, turning the thesis into a book, journal publishing, and the impact of REF on ECRs. There will be plenty of scheduled time for discussion, so bring your questions along!
Michael Sharp - commissioning editor for classics, Cambridge University Press
Catherine Steel - former editor of Journal of Roman Studies and Dean of Research (University of Glasgow)
Charlotte Matheison - expert on REF and ECR concerns (University of Surry)
Kate Wiles - editor at History Today
Richard Alston - Director of Research, RHUL

Afternoon session (2.15pm - 5.45pm)

We will be talking about job applications, job documents and other materials, with examples of real application materials, and lots of opportunity for discussion. We will be presenting some statistics and information about recently conducted searches in UK classics departments. Please bring along your own job documents to share or discuss. There is limited attendance at the afternoon session, to facilitate a ‘hands on’ workshop-style discussion.
Speakers and facilitators:
Greg Woolf – Director, Institute of Classical Studies
Katherine McDonald - Lecturer in Classics, University of Exeter
Lucy Jackson - Leverhulme Early Career Fellow, King's College London
Ellie Mackin - Teaching Fellow in Ancient History, University of Leicester

TO REGISTER (you will need to register each session individually)




Valerie James
020 7862 8716