Ioanna Tsourma – Modern Greek sign language

New GEM forum! This Wednesday at 17.15, our colleague Ioanna Tsourma will present a paper on Modern Greek sign language. Food and refreshments provided as always!22713524_10212216136337192_4237795475346474578_o


Director, Cyprus American Archaeological Research Institute


Cyprus American Archaeological Research Institute (CAARI)

Application deadline: 20th September 2016

Responsibilities of the Director

The Director directs and manages CAARI’s research center, its staff, and its residence in line with the policies and decisions of the Board of Trustees of CAARI. Responsibilities of the Director include the on-going development of its library, preparation and implementation of scholarly and public programs and events, facilitating and supporting the work of fellows and visiting scholars, and providing services for archaeological projects in Cyprus. The Director reports to the Executive Committee of CAARI and works with the Board of Trustees in broadening U.S. and international interest in Cypriot studies and on strengthening bonds with the Cypriot community, as well as with U.S. and European research institutions. Along with the Board of Trustees, the Director prepares strategic plans for CAARI and assists in fund raising.


Must have substantial knowledge of archaeology in the eastern Mediterranean with research experience in Cyprus. Ph.D. in archaeology or related field is preferred, but equivalent academic experience will be considered. Knowledge of modern Greek an asset. Administrative management experience, leadership skills, ability to converse with U.S. and international academe, strong people skills, good private and public speaking ability are requisite. Essential is capable interaction with government agencies of the Republic of Cyprus.

For more information and to apply, click here.

Assistant Professor, Simon Fraser University

Assistant Professor

Simon Fraser University

Application deadline: 23rd May 2016

The Hellenic Studies Program is seeking to hire an assistant professor, tenure track with expertise in the archaeology of the Classical, Roman, Hellenistic, or Late Antique Hellenic world, broadly defined. Duties will include research and teaching courses on archaeology as well as on ancient history in the Classical, Hellenistic, and Roman worlds.

The successful candidate will coordinate with existing faculty to develop courses that effectively integrate their field of expertise into the curriculum and research profile of the Hellenic Studies Program. Functioning knowledge of Modern Greek, while not essential for the position will be favorably assessed. The Hellenic Studies Program is seeking to hire a candidate who will actively engage in and enrich the outreach activities of the program while contributing to its academic profile. The successful candidate will be invited to join the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Centre for Hellenic Studies.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and Permanent Residents of Canada will be given priority. Simon Fraser University, located in the greater Vancouver area, is committed to an equity employment program that includes special measures to achieve diversity among its faculty and staff. We particularly encourage applications from qualified women, aboriginal Canadians, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minorities.

Candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and research statement. They should also include in their application package a one-page statement of teaching philosophy and syllabi from courses prepared and/or taught. Candidates should also have three letters of recommendation sent to us.

Please submit all materials as a single PDF to:

Dr. André Gerolymatos,  Director and Professor, Stavros Niarchos Foundation Centre for Hellenic Studies, Simon Fraser University; email:

Applications received by May 23, 2016 will be given priority.

The position is subject to availability of funding and final approval by the SFU Board of Governors. Under the authority of the University Act, personal information that is required by the University for academic appointment competitions will be collected. For further information see the Collection Notice.