• ROMARCH: Corpus Signorum Imperii Romani (CSIR)

    The Classical Art Research Centre (CARC) at the University of Oxford is pleased to announce the launch of a set of webpages for the Corpus Signorum Imperii Romani (CSIR) project: www.corpussignorum.org

    CSIR is the long-running international project to publish the sculptures of the Roman Empire, particularly provincial sculpture. The new bilingual pages are hosted by CARC, in collaboration with the Università degli Studi di Cassino e del Lazio Meridionale, on behalf of the International Association for Classical Archaeology which founded CSIR in 1963. In the first instance they will provide information and guidance for users of and contributors to the project.

    The Classical Art Research Centre, which is home to the Beazley Archive and its database, is dedicated to promoting and supporting research on all aspects of ancient art. Besides its own projects and online resources, it already hosts the website of the Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum on behalf of the Union Académique Internationale: www.carc.ox.ac.uk


    Giles Richardson
    Administrative Assistant, Classical Art Research Centre
    University of Oxford

    Ioannou Centre for Classical and Byzantine Studies
    66 St Giles’, Oxford, OX1 3LU
    Tel: +44 (0)1865 278082
    Fax: +44 (0)1865 610237
    www.carc.ox.ac.uk
    www.beazley.ox.ac.uk

  • ROMARCH: Editor in Chief Position for the American Journal of Archaeology

    American Journal of Archaeology Editor-in-Chief Position Open

    For a three-year term beginning in November 2015

    General Description: The American Journal of Archaeology (AJA) was founded in 1885 and is the distinguished, peer-reviewed scholarly journal of the Archaeological Institute of America (AIA). The AJA is published quarterly in print and electronic forms (see http://www.ajaonline.org).

    The Editor in Chief (EIC) of the AJA reads initial submissions, decides whether to assign them to peer reviewers, and determines whether the final version is publishable. The EIC develops an editorial vision and solicits manuscripts consonant with that vision. The EIC works closely with AIA’s Vice-President for Research and Academic Affairs and the Executive Director, and the AJA’s Director of Publishing and editorial staff.

    The EIC appoints Review Editors and an Editorial Advisory Board, assists in raising funds in support of the journal, and provides an annual written report on the status of the journal to the AIA Governing Board.

    The EIC serves at the pleasure of the AIA Governing Board for a term of three years, which may be renewed. Compensation is normally in the form of release time from the EIC’s home institution; appropriate adjustments will be made in the case of independent scholars.

    Required Qualifications

    • An established scholar with a demonstrated record of publication.
    • Research and publication interests consonant with the mission of the AJA.
    • Strong writing skills and demonstrated editorial experience.
    • Administrative and managerial experience.
    • Strong interest in the future of academic publishing and the development of a vision for the AJA.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Archaeological field experience in the Old World.
    • An academic appointment in an appropriate university/college department, museum, or other relevant unit.
    • Experience in publishing across print and digital platforms.

    Send

    • Cover letter expressing interest in the position, outlining the vision for the journal, and summarizing qualifications.
    • CV
    • Copies of two peer-reviewed publications (no more than a total of 100 pages).
    • Names and contact information of three recommenders to be contacted by phone.

    to:          ajacareers@aia.bu.edu.

    Review of application materials begins August 15, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled.

    The AIA encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups. Federal and state statutes prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, gender, age, disability, and veteran status. In addition, AIA policies prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender identity, and gender expression.

  • ROMARCH: American Academy in Rome Summer School in Roman Pottery 2015

    AAR Summer Program in Roman Pottery, 2010

    The Howard Comfort, FAAR’29, Summer School in Roman Pottery

    The Howard Comfort FAAR ’29 Summer School in Roman Pottery at the American Academy in Rome is accepting applications for its session to be held for five weeks from 22 June to 24 July 2015.

    Potential candidates should be aware that this program is now offered every two years and will be repeated in 2017.

    The program’s aim is first to introduce the participants to the study of Roman pottery and then for them to apply their knowledge under the guidance of the director and the assistant in processing a ceramic assemblage, which the participants may work up for publication.

    It is assumed that the participants will have some grounding in classical studies (and hopefully archaeology) but not specifically in pottery studies. The program is directed toward graduate students, as well as advanced undergraduates and practising archaeologists. The program is open to all citizens of any country with a sufficient knowledge of  English, which will be the working language.

    For further information: archer.martin@alice.it.

    Prof. Archer Martin
    Director

  • ROMARCH: Programs and Fellowships at the American School of Classical Studies at Athens 2015-16

    AVAILABLE at the American School of Classical Studies at Athens:

    STUDY IN GREECE;
    ASCSA PROGRAMS AND FELLOWSHIPS

    The American School of Classical Studies at Athens, one of America’s most distinguished centers devoted to advanced teaching and research, was founded in 1881 to provide American graduate students and scholars a base for their studies in the history and civilization of the Greek world. Today, over 130 years later, it is still a teaching institution, providing graduate students a unique opportunity to study firsthand the sites and monuments of Greece. The School is also a superb resource for senior scholars pursuing research in many fields ranging from prehistoric to modern Greece, thanks to its internationally renowned libraries, the Blegen, focusing on all aspects of Greece from its earliest prehistory to late antiquity, and the Gennadius, which concentrates on the Greek world after the end of antiquity.

    Membership application to the ASCSA must be made online at http://www.ascsa.edu.gr at the same time you apply to any outside funding organization for work at the School.

    Click more below for a list of Program and Fellowship Opportunities, or download this flyer (PDF):

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  • ROMARCH: 2015 Archaeological Field School: Athienou (Cyprus)

    The Athienou Archaeological Project (AAP) is pleased to announce its 2015 Archaeological Field School, sponsored by Davidson College and generously supported by Davidson College, the National Science Foundation and the town of Athienou. The 2015 season, our 25th(!), will run from June 7, 2015 through July 27, 2015.

    See the website below for details regarding dates, costs and applications for the seven week undergraduate field school. A grant from the National Science Foundation (REU) will provide the top ten applicants with full scholarships covering tuition/program fees, room/board, air travel and a $3500.00 stipend. NSF fellows must be US citizens who are enrolled as undergraduate students for the duration of the program; there is no separate application for the NSF-REU–all applicants who meet the criteria will be considered.

    General information about AAP can be found at our www site:
    http://sites.davidson.edu/aap/
    Students are also encouraged to follow AAP on Facebook.

    To apply:
    https://davidson.studioabroad.com/index.cfm?FuseAction=Programs.ViewProgram&Program_ID=37617
    Participants in the program join AAP in its 25th campaign year. The Project involves excavation at the site of Malloura (occupied from the Geometric through Ottoman periods – 8th century B.C. to 19th century A.D.) and field survey of the surrounding valley in south central Cyprus. The site’s long occupation period, coupled with the diversity of archaeological remains encountered — domestic, religious, and funerary — make it an ideal training ground in archaeological methodology.

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  • ROMARCH: Position available, Sackler Keeper of Antiquities, Ashmolean Museum

     

    ROMARCH: Sackler Keeper of Antiquities (Senior Curator and Head of Department)

    Salary Grade 10: £51,702 – £59,914 p.a

    This permanent role carries a Fellowship at Wolfson College and offers an exciting opportunity in Oxford, at the institution housing the University’s globally significant collections of art and archaeology. You will be an internationally recognised authority in at least one area of the Antiquities department’s collections with at least a bachelor degree (or equivalent), relevant management experience in a research intensive Museum with significant collections, and possess excellent IT, organisational and communication skills.

    You will take responsibility for the objects in your care and for delivering the department’s contribution towards the aims and goals of the Museum’s 5-year Strategic Plan. You will be able to demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills and be able to motivate, manage, coordinate and lead in a team environment.

    You will possess an international scholarly reputation, ideally including service on committees responsible for managing your subject area, with appropriate recognition for your career stage, and a track record of significant publication in an area related to the collections of the department.

    The main responsibilities include research and teaching, management of resources, leadership of working parties, serving on committees (from institutional to international), and, in relation to the collections, their care and management, and the provision of access on-site or (through print, media, lectures etc) elsewhere. You will also cultivate lenders, donors, and supporters of the department’s holdings and raise funds for small and large projects.

    Any offer of employment will be subject to security checks.

    Downloadable Job Description

    Applications are to be made online.

    Your CV and a supporting statement (no longer than 2 sides of A4) must be uploaded but please do not upload additional files; they will not be considered.

    To apply for this role and for further details, including a job description and selection criteria, please follow this link

    Closing date: 10th October 2014 (at midday)

     

    posted by Peter Stewart