Lectureship, University College Cork

Lectureship in Classics (Roman Art)

University College Cork

Application deadline: 1st November 2016

UCC wishes to appoint an experienced academic to the role of Lecturer in Classics (Roman Art). Reporting to the Head of the Department of Classics, the Lecturer in Classics (Roman Art) will have a specialist interest in Roman Art, broadly understood to include Late Antique Art. The successful applicant will be required to deliver foundation and advanced teaching on aspects of Roman Art from the early Republican to the Late Antique periods, with an emphasis on art of the Imperial period. An ability to teach a classical language (Greek or Latin) is desirable, but not essential. The successful candidate may be required to teach in other areas of classical culture or history according to changing departmental needs. Candidates must hold a doctoral qualification in an area of Roman, or Late Antique, Art from a recognised University at the time of application. The holder of this post will be expected to promote student research at masters and doctoral level on different aspects of Roman Art. S/he will also be required to contribute to the academic administration of the department and college, and to engage with external bodies in areas relating to Classics.

For more information and to apply, click here.

Assistant Professor, University of Alberta

Assistant Professor, Mediterranean Archaeology (A110530381)

University of Alberta

Application deadline: 31st October 2016

The Department of History & Classics invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of Mediterranean Archaeology. The appointment will begin July 1, 2017.

Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Classical Archaeology, or be close to completion with a primary focus in the field of Mediterranean Archaeology preferably within the Roman period.

Candidates must demonstrate excellence in research and teaching. Research excellence will be demonstrated in a record of publications and presentations in highly regarded venues, research funding history, and letters of reference. Evidence of high-calibre teaching and supervisory potential will be demonstrated through previous teaching experiences, letters of reference, and teaching dossier. We are looking for candidates who have the ability to teach classes in a wide range of courses in Classics, including courses on Roman civilization and material culture in both undergraduate and graduate student programs. Fieldwork experience is an asset. Candidates should have the potential to organize and direct an archaeological field school. Successful candidates will be expected to develop an innovative and robust externally-funded research program, regularly engage in relevant domestic and international research networks, supervise and mentor graduate students, and provide service to the Department, the Faculty, the University, as well as to professional and external communities.

The Department of History and Classics is recognized as one of the leading departments for the study of History and Classics in Canada and globally. Classical Archaeology offers a long tradition of excellence with two field schools and a strong graduate program (Masters and PhD); for more information on the department visit http://www.historyandclassics.ualberta.ca/.

For more information and to apply, click here.

 

Assistant Professor, University of Richmond

Assistant Professor in Art History (000473)

University of Richmond

Application deadline: 30th October 2016

The Department of Art and Art History at the University of Richmond invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor in the field of medieval art, to begin August 2017. We seek a scholar-teacher whose field of expertise is the art of the medieval period (c. 500-1300 C.E.), with a primary geographical focus on Europe or the Mediterranean basin. We also invite applications from scholars whose work takes a more trans-regional approach. Ideally, candidates would have at least a secondary expertise in Islamic art and architecture and an interest in the rich cultural exchange of the pre-modern Mediterranean.

Teaching responsibilities include five courses annually on a semester system. Outside of regular introductory and core courses, the selected candidate will have considerable freedom in setting his or her own curriculum. We are particularly interested in scholars who, in addition to teaching courses in their field of research, are comfortable teaching introductory-level classes in the history of Western art (ancient to medieval), which may be extended for a global perspective beyond Europe, the theory and methodology of the discipline, supervising undergraduate research, and participating more broadly in the university’s first-year seminars and in the community of scholars working in the Humanities at the University. In addition to maintaining an active research program, candidates are expected to advise students and participate in the governance of the University through service on committees.

Required qualifications: Ph.D. in Medieval Art and/or Architecture, which must be completed by the time of the appointment (July 1, 2017); commitment to undergraduate teaching at a liberal arts institution; evidence of excellence in scholarship; commitment to integrating new technologies in teaching.

For more information and to apply, click here.

University College Cork Lectureship in Classics (Roman Art)

Lectureship in Classics (Roman Art)

University College, Cork

Application deadline: 01 November 2016

UCC wishes to appoint an experienced academic to the role of Lecturer in Classics (Roman Art). Reporting to the Head of the Department of Classics, the Lecturer in Classics (Roman Art) will have a specialist interest in Roman Art, broadly understood to include Late Antique Art. The successful applicant will be required to deliver foundation and advanced teaching on aspects of Roman Art from the early Republican to the Late Antique periods, with an emphasis on art of the Imperial period.

An ability to teach a classical language (Greek or Latin) is desirable, but not essential. The successful candidate may be required to teach in other areas of classical culture or history according to changing departmental needs. Candidates must hold a doctoral qualification in an area of Roman, or Late Antique, Art from a recognised University at the time of application. The holder of this post will be expected to promote student research at masters and doctoral level on different aspects of Roman Art. S/he will also be required to contribute to the academic administration of the department and college, and to engage with external bodies in areas relating to Classics.

https://www.ucc.ie/en/hr/vacancies/academic/full-details-686006-en.html

Objects Conservator, University of Copenhagen

SAXO – Objects Conservator

University of Copenhagen

Application deadline: 30th September 2016

The Department of SAXO, Faculty of Humanities, University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark, invites applications for an Objects Conservator to be filled by November 1 2016 or as soon as possible thereafter. The post will in the first place last for 12 months but can be extended with 16 additional months to a total of 28 months.

Job Content

The successful candidate will become a member of the ‘Rhodes Centennial Project’, directed by Professor Vincent Gabrielsen and conducted in collaboration with the Ephorate of Antiquities for the Dodecanese (Greece).

The successful candidate will be the archaeological conservator of the finds studied by the project. These finds are principally ceramics that came to light over the course of the past 50 years during rescue excavations of six building complexes in the city of Rhodes.

Required Qualifications

  • The successful candidate must be a trained professional with a degree in Conservation, preferably at a graduate level and with a specialization in ceramics
  • She/he must have a demonstrable record of hands-on experience with ceramics. Candidates with experience in the archaeology of the Aegean islands will be preferred
  • She/he must have a theoretical and practical knowledge of the preventive care, remedial treatment, cleaning (chemical and mechanical), repair, and restoration of ceramics
  • She/he must have a thorough foundation in documentation, evaluation, and treatment of the finds
  • The ability to coordinate and perform the advanced laboratory analysis of the finds is desirable as well as the willingness to collaborate in scientific publications resulting from the project
  • The candidate should possess excellent oral and verbal skills in both English and modern Greek
  • Experience working in an international team is desirable

Specification of Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • The candidate will be a member of the Saxo Institute, but must reside in Rhodes during the length of this employment
  • Treatment, preservation, and restoration of large quantities of archaeological finds, mostly pottery
  • Close collaboration with the Head and the scientific staff of the Conservation Department of the Archaeological Service for the Dodecanese, the research staff and affiliated members of the ‘Rhodes Centennial Project’
  • Any other duties that may be relevant to the position

For further information about this post please contact Dr Stella Skaltsa (email: stella@hum.ku.dk).

Application

The application must be submitted in English and include the following:

  • Motivation letter (max 2 pages)
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Other relevant information, e.g. list of publications, letters of recommendation

For more information and to apply, click here.

Assistant Professor of Classics, Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Assistant Professor of Classics

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Application deadline: 31st October 2016

The Department of Classics at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey (New Brunswick) is pleased to invite applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor, to begin in September 2017. We seek a Classicist with a primary teaching and research interest in Roman-era material culture; along with more traditional material culture interests, such as art and archaeology, we also welcome applications from those who engage with the intersections of text and material culture. Preference will be given to those who complement the research interests of the current faculty.

Tenure-track faculty in Classics are expected to teach 2 courses a term, which in the case of this position might include a Classical archaeology course, in addition to undergraduate and graduate advising, service obligations, and research.

QUALIFICATIONS

Applicants should have a completed a PhD (or equivalent) in Classics or in a related field with Classics specialization by September 1, 2017.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Please send a cover letter detailing your research and teaching interests, CV, teaching evaluations (please send a complete set from 1-3 courses), and 3 letters of recommendation via Interfolio. Additional materials may be requested from short-listed candidates. For full consideration, send materials by October 24, 2016.

The department will interview in person at the SCS in Toronto or via videoconferencing, if candidates prefer. You may direct any questions about the position to Professor James McGlew (jmcglew@rci.rutgers.edu).

For more information and to apply, click here.

Assistant/Associate Professor, Notre Dame University

ART, Assistant or Associate Professor in Art History

University of Notre Dame

Application deadline: 31st October 2016

The Department of Art, Art History and Design at the University of Notre Dame invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position in art history at the rank of assistant or associate professor. The department seeks an outstanding scholar in any area of medieval art with a commitment to teaching undergraduate and graduate students. The candidate should also have strong commitment to interaction with Notre Dame’s multidisciplinary Medieval Institute and the Snite Museum of Art. Significant scholarly accomplishment is required. Appointment with tenure at the rank of associate professor will be considered pending qualifications.

Qualifications

Significant scholarly accomplishment in one’s disciplinary field is required.

Application Instructions

Please send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, one article- or chapter-length sample of scholarly writing (preferably published or in-press) and relevant syllabi. Applicants at the assistant professor level should arrange to have three letters of reference sent on their behalf. Applicants at the associate professor level should submit the names and contact information for three references.

For more information and to apply, click here.

Congress Officer, University of Leeds

Congress Officer

University of Leeds

Application deadline: 19th September 2016

Part time, 60% of full time (21 hours per week)

Fixed term for one year

We have an opportunity for an enthusiastic and proactive individual to join the International Medieval Congress (IMC) team. You will provide high quality, customer-focused support in the organisation of the annual International Medieval Congress.

Working as part of the Institute’s International Medieval Congress Team, you will the first point of contact for IMC delegate queries, provide varied clerical support and specific responsibility for accurate data input.

You will have GCSEs in Maths and English at Grade C or above (or equivalent qualifications) and an interest in the European Middle Ages. You will be competent in the use of Microsoft Office packages and have experience in payment handling, and of working in a customer-focussed role. The ability to work as part of a team and good organisational skills are also essential.

The Congress in 2017 will be from 3-6 July at the University’s Main Campus. The Congress Assistant is required to work from the preceding Saturday through to the Thursday evening, including evenings.

Informal enquiries may be made to Axel Müller, tel +44 (0)113 343 3614, email a.muller@leeds.ac.uk.

For more information and to apply, click here.

Assistant Professor, University of Alberta

Assistant Professor, Mediterranean Archaeology (A110530381)

University of Alberta

Application deadline: 31st October 2016

The Department of History & Classics invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of Mediterranean Archaeology. The appointment will begin July 1, 2017.

Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Classical Archaeology, or be close to completion with a primary focus in the field of Mediterranean Archaeology preferably within the Roman period.

Candidates must demonstrate excellence in research and teaching. Research excellence will be demonstrated in a record of publications and presentations in highly regarded venues, research funding history, and letters of reference. Evidence of high-calibre teaching and supervisory potential will be demonstrated through previous teaching experiences, letters of reference, and teaching dossier.   We are looking for candidates who have the ability to teach classes in a wide range of courses in Classics, including courses on Roman civilization and material culture in both undergraduate and graduate student programs. Fieldwork experience is an asset. Candidates should have the potential to organize and direct an archaeological field school. Successful candidates will be expected to develop an innovative and robust externally-funded research program, regularly engage in relevant domestic and international research networks, supervise and mentor graduate students, and provide service to the Department, the Faculty, the University, as well as to professional and external communities.

The Department of History and Classics is recognized as one of the leading departments for the study of History and Classics in Canada and globally.  Classical Archaeology offers a long tradition of excellence with two field schools and a strong graduate program (Masters and PhD); for more information on the department visit here.

The University of Alberta is one of Canada’s largest and most-respected research universities. With a metropolitan area population of approximately one million people, Edmonton is home to numerous arts and music festivals and boasts the largest system of urban parkland in North America. Edmonton and the University of Alberta are situated on Treaty 6 territory, a traditional meeting ground and home for many Indigenous Peoples, including Cree, Saulteaux, Blackfoot, Métis, and Nakota Sioux.

For more information on the University of Alberta and Edmonton, please visit http://www.ualberta.ca and http://www.infoedmonton.com.

Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications in accordance with the Faculty Agreement as per the negotiated salary scales.

To have your application considered, please select the Apply Online icon below and submit the following:

  • cover letter that includes an overview of your program of research and the names of the three referees
  • curriculum vitae (CV)
  • teaching dossier that includes a brief teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and course outline(s) (Attach under “Statement of Teaching/Research Interests”)
  • copies of up to three publications (Submit as one attachment under “List of Publications” option)

To assist the University in complying with mandatory reporting requirements of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (R203(3)(e), please include the first digit of your Canadian Social Insurance Number in your application (within your cover letter). If you do not have a Canadian Social Insurance Number, please indicate this in your application (within the cover letter).

Applicants are expected to contact their referees and arrange to have them submit their letters of reference via e-mail to the Executive Assistant in History & Classics, Shufen Edmondstonehcadmin1@ualberta.ca. Referees should enter “A110530381 REFERENCE” in the subject line.

All applications and letters of reference can be addressed to the attention of Dr. David Marples, Chair, Department of History & Classics.

Review of applications will start on 31 October 2016. Only those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.

For more information and to apply, click here.

Visiting Professors, American School of Classical Studies at Athens

Elizabeth A. Whitehead Visiting Professors

American School of Classical Studies at Athens

Application deadline: 31st October 2016

Eligibility:

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.

Project:

Advancing research on a project that utilizes the facilities of the School and enriches the academic program of the School. Whitehead Professors are encouraged to present a seminar, workshop, or other significant contribution to the academic program and to contribute to the intellectual life of the School in other ways, such as mentoring or advising students and participating in School trips, excursions, and conferences.

Compensation:

Stipend of $35,000 plus round-trip coach airfare to Athens, board at Loring Hall for the Whitehead Professor (one-half senior rate for spouse, and one-half student rate for dependents) and School housing. Hotel and transportation on all fall School trips and transportation on all winter Attica excursions.

Application:

Applicants should submit the following materials online at:

https://ascsa.wufoo.com/forms/whitehead-visiting-professor-application-form/

  • Curriculum vitae including list of publications.
  • Statement of current and projected research.
  • One page description of proposed seminar or other contributions to the academic program.
  • Account of the frequency and length of earlier visits to Greece.

Applicants should ask three recommenders to send letters directly to the address below or via email to application@ascsa.org.

Committee on Personnel
American School of Classical Studies at Athens
6-8 Charlton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540-5232

Applicants may be invited to an interview at the annual AIA/SCS meetings or by telephone.

The appointments will be announced by January 15.