• ROMARCH: Position available, Program Director, American School of Classical Studies at Athens 

    Deadline: June 22, 2016
    Established in 1881, the American School of Classical Studies at Athens (ASCSA) is “the pre-eminent center for the study of the Greek world.” It is not only the first but also the largest American overseas research center. The ASCSA is a consortium of 192 educational and research institutions and it pursues a broader mandate to advance knowledge of Greece in all periods, train young scholars, sponsor and promote archaeological fieldwork, provide resources for scholarly work, and disseminate research. Virtually all departments of classical studies at the leading institutions of higher education in the United States have benefited from the research and teaching opportunities offered by the School. Generations of Hellenic scholars have spent time at ASCSA and have taken their formative experience into their academic careers. Although the American School’s physical campus is in Athens, Greece, its central administrative offices are located in Princeton, NJ and it is a U.S.-based 501c3 non-profit organization.
    Reporting jointly to the faculty director (Chair, ASCSA Managing Committee) and to the Executive Director of the American School, the Program Director provides critical administrative support to the faculty leadership and to the standing committees. The Program Director also serves as the key liaison to representatives of affiliated institutions. Specifically, this position requires an experienced administrative manager to support many of the School’s programs, fellowships, meetings, member application processing, communicating with members, potential students, and affiliated institutions.
    Position Requirements
    Excellent written communication skills for preparing correspondence, documents and reports.
    Excellent oral communication and pleasant interpersonal skills for effectively dealing with a broad
    range of individuals at various levels within an academic organization.
    Administrative experience with the ability to prioritize competing issues, anticipate needs, work
    under the pressure of deadlines and exercise good judgment, particularly with sensitive or
    confidential matters.
    Strong self-motivation skills for establishing effective working relationships with member
    organizations and faculty and staff at all levels of the organization. Liaise with Athens administrativeoffice.

    Demonstrated ability to work as a member of a team.
    Experience in non-profit administration and general business and accounting practices.
    Experience with standard electronic word processing, spreadsheet, database software, online surveys,
    calendar, and email programs.
    A BA degree is required; a major in in classics, art history, archaeology, or related field is preferred.
    Application requirements
    Complete online form by linking to: https://ascsa.wufoo.com/forms/program-director-application/ and attach your statement of interest including salary requirements, resume or curriculum vitae, and contact information for two references.
    Full-time position in Princeton, NJ. Excellent benefits, pleasant working conditions, salary commensurate with experience. ASCSA is an EO/AA employer.
    6-8 Charlton Street, Princeton, NJ 08540-5232 Telephone: 609-683-0800 Fax: 609-924-0578 54 Souidias Street, GR-106 76 Athens, Greece Telephone: +30-213-000-2400 Fax: +30-210-725-0584

  • ROMARCH: temporary lectureship in Roman art and archaeology, Oxford

    Departmental Lecturer in Roman Art and Archaeology
    Faculty of Classics, Ioannou Centre for Classical and Byzantine Studies, 66 St Giles’, Oxford

    Grade 7: £30,738 – £37,768 p.a.

    The Faculty of Classics is seeking to appoint a Departmental Lecturer in Roman Art and Archaeology from 1 January 2017. The appointment will be for a fixed period of 12 months to cover the teaching and other duties of Dr Janet DeLaine while she holds a Leverhulme Research Fellowship.

    The postholder is expected to lecture and teach both undergraduate and graduate students and to engage in advanced study and research on Roman Art and Archaeology, c. 300 BC – AD 300. She or he will also be expected to engage in examination assessment, admissions processes, and faculty administration. The postholder will be required to deliver up to 36 hours of faculty lectures or classes per year, supported by the production of course materials as required; undertake up to 6 contact hours of Classics teaching each week for the Faculty of Classics [for Colleges], in tutorials or small classes, averaged over the three 8-week terms of this appointment; and undertake Masters teaching as required within their area of expertise.

    The successful candidate will have: a doctorate (to be completed by 1 January 2017) in some area of Roman Art and Archaeology c. 300 BC- AD 300; a record of successful undergraduate teaching within the field of appointment; sufficient depth and breadth of knowledge in the subject to teach across a range of topics; an ongoing programme of research; and the ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues in a college and/or faculty environment. 

    Applications for this vacancy are to be made online via http://www.recruit.ox.ac.uk and enter Vacancy ID 123611.

    The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 22 June 2016. It is expected that interviews will be held in late June 2016.

    Contact Person : Miss Philippa Crowley

    Contact Phone : 01865 288391

    Contact Email : recruitment@classics.ox.ac.uk

    Link: https://www.recruit.ox.ac.uk/pls/hrisliverecruit/erq_jobspec_details_form.jobspec?p_id=123611  


    Posted by: Peter Stewart <peter.stewart@classics.ox.ac.uk>