• ROMARCH: Position, Directorship of Glasscock Center for Humanities Research

    Position Announcement

    Glasscock Endowed Directorship, Glasscock Center for Humanities Research

    College of Liberal Arts at Texas A&M University

    The College of Liberal Arts at Texas A&M University invites applications for the newly endowed position of Director of the Melbern G. Glasscock Center for Humanities Research, with a concurrent appointment as a tenured full professor in an academic unit within the college. The distinguished scholar and experienced administrator selected as first holder of the endowed Glasscock Directorship will enhance the national and international prominence of this successful and generously funded research center. The ideal candidate should hold a PhD or terminal degree in a humanities or relevant discipline; possess scholarly eminence; exhibit an energetic commitment to the humanities, strong communication skills, and a creative vision for the center; as well as the ability to engage faculty, students, and the public to realize that vision. The director oversees budgets and staff and should have experience managing various research activities, such as fellowships, conferences, lecture series, exhibits, and public outreach. The director typically teaches one course per year and is expected to maintain an active research agenda.

    Growing from the Interdisciplinary Group for Historical Literary Studies founded in 1987, the Center for Humanities Research was approved by the Board of Regents of Texas A&M University in 1999 and received a named endowment in 2002. The Melbern G. Glasscock Center for Humanities Research (http://glasscock.tamu.edu/) offers seminar grants, course development grants, funding for interdisciplinary working groups, publication support, travel grants, and various awards for research in the humanities. In addition, for nearly twenty years, the Glasscock Center has hosted lecture series, symposia, and conferences across a wide range of topics.

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  • ROMARCH: Position, Elizabeth A. Whitehead Visiting Professors, American School of Classical Studies at Athens, 2017-18

    A senior scholar with a significant record of publication and teaching in a North American institution who is a faculty or staff member at a Cooperating Institution. Preference will be given to those who have not received recent support from the School. Candidates who have held the Whitehead Professorship may apply if the previous term was at least five years prior. Deadline: October 31.

    Position ad Whitehead Prof

  • 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

  • ROMARCH: term position in Roman studies at Tulane University

    TULANE UNIVERSITY – NEW ORLEANS, LA

    The Department of Classical Studies at Tulane University has been approved to make a two-year non-tenure-track appointment at the rank of visiting assistant professor to begin July 2014. We are seeking a specialist in Roman history, archaeology, or culture with the ability to teach Latin.

    PhD is required by July 1, 2014. Applicants should send, by e-mail, only a letter of application and a curriculum vitae to Ms. Elizabeth Reyna (ereyna@tulane.edu). The file name of all e-mail attachments should begin with the candidate’s surname.

    The search committee will commence its initial screening of applications on April 7, 2014. We will interview select candidates by Skype. However, the advertising and search process will remain active until the position is filled.

    Please direct any inquiries to Prof. S. Lusnia (slusnia@tulane.edu), Department of Classical Studies, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118-5698; phone: (504) 865-5719; website: http://www.tulane.edu/~classics/. Tulane University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer: women, minorities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

    posted by Susann Lusnia