• 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

  • 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.


    • 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.