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.

 

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Assistant Professor, University of Alberta

Shohet Scholars Program, International Catacomb Society

Shohet Scholars Program

International Catacomb Society

Application deadline: 15th January 2017

Estelle Shohet Brettman founded the International Catacomb Society (ICS) in 1980. Her approach was ecumenical, and her intent was to promote the preservation, restoration, and documentation of the catacombs in Rome and elsewhere that contain paintings, epigraphy, and artifacts depicting the cultures and customs of early religions under the Roman Empire. The Shohet Scholars Program, established by the ICS in 2001, is an effort to further Mrs. Brettman’s aims.

The ICS desires to support scholars of demonstrated promise and ability who are judged capable of producing significant, original research that is consistent with the above goal. Shohet Scholars may do their research in the fields of archeology, art history, classical studies, history, comparative religions, or related subjects. The work need not focus explicitly on the Roman catacombs, but it should be within the sphere of the Mediterranean world from the late Hellenistic Period to the end of the Roman Empire. Of special interest are interdisciplinary projects that approach traditional topics from new perspectives.

One or more Shohet Scholars will be selected each year and supported for a period of one year. The primary intent of the grant is to support significant, innovative research that can be completed and reported upon within the award period. Grants may be made to seed innovative approaches and new ideas or to cover specific expenses or phases of a larger project under the direction of the applicant. At this time, awards in the range of $2,000 to $30,000 will be made. The Shohet Scholars Program reserves the right not to make a grant in a year in which there are no applications meeting the requirements of the program.

Obligations of Shohet Scholars

Two items are due after the end of the award period: a final report of expenditures after three months and a written article on the funded project suitable for publication by the ICS on its website within one year.

Eligibility

Scholars of all institutional affiliations and independent scholars may apply for Shohet Scholar funding if they are current individual or institutional members of the ICS at the time of the application submission deadline and in possession of a doctoral degree or the equivalent. Preference will be given to applicants in the early postdoctoral or launching stage of their careers (i.e., persons awarded the doctorate within six years prior to the application deadline). Non-U.S. citizens may apply if a co-applicant is a legal resident or native or naturalized citizen of the U.S.A., meets all eligibility requirements, and has a genuinely collaborative leadership role in the proposal. Co-applicants must submit as individuals all the necessary forms except for the research proposal, list of permissions, and budget proposal, which may be filed jointly. Employees, contractors, and members of the Board of Directors or Advisory Board of the ICS and their families are ineligible. No applicant will be denied consideration or selection because of race, religion, or ethnic origin. Any fraudulent misrepresentation of self and information about a proposal will result in a disqualification.

Deadlines and Decisions

The application deadline for the 2017-2018 academic year is January 15, 2017. The award announcement for the 2017-2018 academic year will be made by May 1, 2017, for funding to be disbursed on July 1, 2017.

Click here for application forms and instructions and here for assistance.

Questions ?

If you have any questions about the suitability of proposed projects, application procedures, or any other matters related to the Shohet Scholars Program, please consult our FAQ page or contact us at shohetscholars@catacombsociety.org.

Shohet Scholars Program, International Catacomb Society

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 Professor of Classics, Rutgers University-New Brunswick

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.

Assistant Professor, University of Alberta

Lecturer, Washington University in St. Louis

Assistant/Associate Professor

Washington University in St. Louis

Application deadline: 17th October 2016

Washington University in St. Louis invites applications for a full-time joint position in the Department of Classics and the Department of Art History and Archaeology at the rank of assistant (tenure-track) or associate (tenured) professor, with a specialty in Classical Archaeology. The successful candidate must have a PhD in a relevant field in hand by July 1, 2017 and must show strong promise of scholarly achievement and the ability to make significant contributions to the graduate and undergraduate programs of both of these vibrant and growing departments. Previous or current participation in field archaeology is required. Candidates must be prepared to teach courses at all undergraduate levels and graduate seminars in the material culture, art, or architecture of the ancient Mediterranean world, and language courses in either Ancient Greek or Latin at the undergraduate level. Candidates applying at the associate professor level should have an established publication record and at least five years of teaching experience at the university level.Duties will include teaching of two courses per semester, advising of students, research and writing for publication, departmental governance, and university service. Teaching and service duties will be evenly divided between the two departments. Applicants should submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a writing sample, course evaluations or other evidence of teaching excellence, and three letters of recommendation by October 17, 2016. All materials should be sent via email to classics-search@wustl.edu. Inquiries may be sent to Tim Moore, Chair of the Classics Department (tmoore26@wustl.edu), or to Liz Childs, Chair of the Art History and Archaeology Department (ecchilds@wustl.edu). Members of the search committee will interview a short-list of candidates during the annual meetings of the Society for Classical Studies and the Archaeological Institute of America in Toronto, January 5-8, 2017.

Lecturer, Washington University in St. Louis

Lecturer, Open University

Lecturer in Classical Studies (12518)

Open University

Application deadline: 25th August 2016

We are seeking to recruit a colleague to join our team of academics within the discipline of Classical Studies.

You will contribute to the undergraduate and postgraduate teaching of Classical Studies, supporting teams responsible for the presentation, assessment and quality assurance of our modules and for the interdisciplinary modules to which we contribute.

You will have a PhD in Classics, Classical Studies, Ancient History, Classical Archaeology, Archaeology or a related subject. You must have a profile of teaching excellence in the culture, literature and/or history of Classical Greece and will preferably be able to contribute to the teaching of Ancient Greek (and/or Latin) at beginner’s level. You will build on your proven successful teaching experience in higher education, and demonstrate an understanding of our approach of supported open, distance and online learning.

You will also be a researcher with the potential to produce high quality research outputs including work of an international standard.

The Faculty has a strong commitment to collective working in teaching and scholarship, and to the career development of new and existing staff.

Interviews will be held on 5 or 6 October 2016

For more information and to apply, click here.

Lecturer, Open University

Postdoctoral position, University of Copenhagen

Postdoctoral position in Classical Archaeology

University of Copenhagen

Application deadline: 23.59 CEST, 1st September 2016

The Department of SAXO, Faculty of Humanities, University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark, invites applications for a 2-year postdoctoral position in Classical Archaeology with a specialization in the material culture of the Hellenistic and Roman Aegean to be filled by 1st April 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Job content

The successful candidate will join the ‘Rhodes Centennial Project’, directed by Professor Vincent Gabrielsen and conducted in collaboration with the Ephorate of Antiquities for the Dodecanese (Greece). The post is financed by the Carlsberg Foundation and is for a fixed period of 24 months.

The successful candidate will carry out research on the process, classification and analysis of Hellenistic and Roman finds, including pottery, from excavations in the city and necropolis of ancient Rhodes. This research will be part of an interdisciplinary project that seeks to study and publish six unpublished building complexes from the city and the necropolis of Rhodes (3rd c. BC -2nd c. AD).

For more information and to apply, click here.

Postdoctoral position, University of Copenhagen