Job Opportunity: Curator – The Museum of Russian Icons

Job Opportunity:
Curator – The Museum of Russian Icons
Clinton MA
The Museum of Russian Icons offers a unique opportunity to play an important role in shaping a leading institute for icons and Eastern Christian art in the USA. The Museum is currently in the last phase of a reorientation and rebranding project, and its new plans will be shared with the public in the second half of 2023. The curator will also spearhead the Study Center which will be an essential part of the new Museum.
The Museum seeks a dynamic and highly motivated individual who is excited by this challenge. The ideal candidate will be an experienced, published scholar passionately interested in the arts of the Eastern Christian world, and deeply committed to the Museum’s mission. The ideal candidate should be fully able to employ the latest technologies to connect to global audiences. The candidate reports to and works closely with the Executive Director.
The Museum of Russian Icons, founded in 2006 by the American entrepreneur Gordon Lankton, holds the most comprehensive collection of Russian icons in the US, as well as a growing collection of Greek, Veneto-Cretan, and Ethiopian icons. The Museum serves as a place for contemplation and for experiencing the beauty and spirituality of icons. The permanent collection and temporary exhibitions offer unparalleled opportunities to situate Eastern Christian art within a global context and to explore its connection to contemporary concerns and ideas. The Museum’s Study Center stimulates object-based learning and multidisciplinary research and aims to share its research in the field of Eastern Christian art with wide audiences through an active slate of academic and public programs.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
• Maintain and care for the collections.
• Research, propose, and organize high-level exhibitions.
• Develop and lead the Study Center, including the library, in collaboration with the Executive Director.
• Organize and moderate conferences and lectures, online and in person.
• Publish proceedings of conferences on the website and act as key author for online content.
• Collaborate with Executive Director to refine collections through acquisitions and de-accessioning.
• Maintain extensive contacts with curators, scholars, donors, collectors, dealers, and consultants.
• Work closely with Registrar, restorers, contractors, and others participating in art installations.
• Work with marketing staff to generate publicity for exhibitions and initiatives.
• Oversee the galleries, including related signage, labels, and printed and online museum publications.
• Deliver talks on the permanent collection and special projects or exhibitions.
Experience and Skills:
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
• Minimum of three years of museum or institutional experience.
• Proven record of scholarly research and publishing in area(s) of specialty.
• Proven ability to execute complex projects, preferably exhibitions or other public-facing initiatives.
• Strong computer skills and an interest in contributing to the Museum’s social media platforms.
• Superior ability to present ideas and projects.
• Strong planning and project management skills.
• Able to directly engage with diversity, equity, access, and inclusion (DEAI) initiatives at the Museum.
PhD in art history or equivalent through publications with a focus on icons and Eastern Christian art.
Personal Qualities:
• Result-driven
• Intellectually rigorous
• Creative and innovative
• Inspirational, passionate, curious
• Generous and collaborative team worker
• Possessing superior judgment, discretion, tact, and diplomacy
Staff Position
Full Time, 40 hours per week (part-time may be considered)
Salary Range
$80,000–$95,000 (with extensive benefits)
Working conditions:
Hybrid (at the Museum in Clinton MA and remote). Flexible hours.
How to Apply:
Please send your application incl. a letter of interest, a resume, and names of 3 references to Simon Morsink, Executive Director: No phone calls please.

Consideration of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Potential candidates are welcome to submit questions and documents to

Job opportunity in Byzantine Art History at The University of Vienna

The University of Vienna is internationally renowned for its excellence in teaching and research, and counts more than 7,500 academics from all disciplines. This breadth of expertise offers unique opportunities to address the complex challenges of modern society, to develop comprehensive new approaches, and educate the problem-solvers of tomorrow from a multidisciplinary perspective.

At the Faculty of Historical and Cultural Studies, the University of Vienna seeks to appoint a

Full Professor of Byzantine Art History

The position:

We are interested in researchers with a focus on different genres and periods of Byzantine art. We expect a willingness to teach the temporal and regional diversity of Byzantine art history at all levels (BA, MA, PhD).

The professorship is affiliated with the Department of Art History, one of the oldest and world’s largest institutions in this field. Cooperation with the Department of Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies and their research projects is desired.

Your academic profile:

  • Doctoral degree/PhD
  • Outstanding research achievements, excellent publication and funding record, international reputation
  • Proven leadership qualities
  • Experience in designing and managing large research projects
  • Enthusiasm for excellent teaching and supervision at the bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral level
  • Willingness to take on organisational and administrative responsibilities within the Faculty and/or the University

The University of Vienna expects the successful candidate to acquire, within three years, proficiency in German sufficient for teaching in bachelor’s programmes and for participation in university committees.

We offer:

  • a dynamic research environment
  • a wide range of research and teaching support services
  • attractive working conditions in a city with a high quality of life
  • an attractive salary according to the Collective Bargaining Agreement for University Staff (§98 UG, level A1, to be negotiated individually) and an organisational retirement plan
  • a “start-up package”, in particular for the initiation of research projects
  • comprehensive relocation support

For Application materials and full details, see the website.

H. Bruce McEver Chair in Archaeological Science and Technologies

Georgia Tech, Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts

H. Bruce McEver Chair in Archaeological Science and Technologies

Job Summary

Georgia Tech, one of the world’s leading technological research universities, is launching a new initiative in archaeology. We look to fill the newly created H. Bruce McEver Chair in Archaeological Science and Technologies. We are seeking an accomplished archaeological researcher, educator, and academic leader who is eager to work collaboratively across Georgia Tech and to engage communities beyond the institute. The appointment will be to the rank of associate or full professor, commensurate with experience and accomplishments. The appointee will reside in the School of History and Sociology within the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts, with possible affiliation in engineering and the sciences. The position is expected to begin on 1 August 2024.

Required and Preferred Qualifications

A PhD is required. Candidates should possess an outstanding publication record and a strong teaching dossier. The position is open with respect to regional and temporal focus and methodology, although the ideal candidate will have research and teaching interests in archaeology that complement the current emphases of the School of History and Sociology (HSOC). These emphases include urban studies; food, energy, and environment; science, technology, engineering, and society; race, ethnicity, and social justice; museum studies and cultural heritage; among others. The successful candidate will demonstrate commitment to the core missions of HSOC, which include promoting a broader understanding of how racial, gender, and class inequalities intersect, as well as how technology, science, and culture are intertwined. We encourage applications from scholars whose research and teaching focuses on Indigenous or marginalized knowledges and/or incorporates decolonial and postcolonial approaches.

The successful candidate will have opportunities to form partnerships at Georgia Tech beyond the School of History and Sociology, including in science and technology fields relevant to their research. Current partners of HSOC faculty include colleagues in Earth and Atmospheric Science, Bioengineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science, Sustainable Systems, and City and Regional Planning. Depending on the candidate’s expertise and research focus, there may be further opportunities to develop local and regional partnerships. The successful candidate will also have opportunities to extend HSOC’s experiential learning opportunities at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

We strongly encourage applications from scholars committed to inclusive and community-engaged archaeological practice, irrespective of geographical or cultural focus. HSOC believes diversity is foundational to creating the most intellectually vibrant and successful academic communities. We are especially interested in applicants who will work effectively with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds, including women, those who are Black, Indigenous, People of Color, from minority ethnic groups, identify with LGBTQIA+ communities, have disabilities, from lower income backgrounds, and/or first-generation college students. Women and members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Required Documents to Attach and Contact Information

We will begin reviewing applications on 15 September 2023. Application materials should be sent electronically. Please submit a letter of application that speaks to your qualifications for the position, a curriculum vitae, up to three writing samples, and a list of three references through Georgia Tech’s Careers Site at (Job ID: 258879). A teaching portfolio will be requested for all final candidates. Requests for information may be directed to Professor Helen Anne Curry (

About Us

HSOC is one of six schools in Georgia Tech’s Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts. The Ivan Allen College is home to researchers and educators whose expertise spans the humanities and social sciences, with strengths in economics, the history and sociology of technology and science, global media and cultures, digital humanities, technology-focused international security, and science and technology policy. HSOC offers a Bachelor of Science degree in History, Technology, and Society and several joint undergraduate minors including Health, Medicine, and Society; Science, Technology, and Society; and Social Justice. At the graduate level, HSOC offers master’s and doctoral degrees in the History and Sociology of Technology and Science. More information about HSOC and its degree programs is available on the HSOC website:

Georgia Tech is a top-ranked public research university situated in the heart of Atlanta, a diverse and vibrant city with great economic and cultural strengths. The Institute is a member of the University System of Georgia, the Georgia Research Alliance, and the Association of American Universities. Georgia Tech prides itself on its technology resources, collaborations, strong student performance, and commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Georgia Tech is an equal education/employment opportunity institution. It has policies to promote a healthy work-life balance and is aware that attracting faculty may require meeting the needs of two careers.

Cataloging Librarian for the Gennadius Library in Athens


(Position in Athens)

The American School of Classical Studies at Athens (ASCSA) invites applications for the position of Cataloging Librarian at the Gennadius Library in Athens. The American School of Classical Studies at Athens (ASCSA) is one of the world’s leading research and teaching institutions dedicated to the advanced study of all aspects of Greek culture, from antiquity to the present day. Founded in 1881 as a private non-profit organization, the ASCSA provides graduate students and scholars from over 180 affiliated North American colleges and universities a base for research and study in Greece. The ASCSA operates two major research libraries in Athens (the Blegen Library and the Gennadius Library), supports archaeological research and excavations in the Ancient Agora of Athens, in Corinth, and elsewhere in Greece, and disseminates information about its research through an active publications program.

Opened in 1926 with the 26,000-volume collection of diplomat and bibliophile Joannes Gennadius, the Gennadius Library houses today more than 145,000 titles of rare books and bindings, research materials, manuscripts, archives, and works of art that illuminate Hellenism, Greece, and neighboring civilizations from the end of antiquity to modern times. The 90,000 research titles are classified in the Library of Congress classification system, whereas the Rare Books and Special Collections retain the original local classification system. The library serves a large number of local scholars as well as international library users, including a constituency of North American students and scholars affiliated with the American School.

Key responsibilities of the Cataloging Librarian of the Gennadius Library are as follows:

  • Performs original descriptive and subject cataloging of scholarly monographs and online resources in a variety of languages, applying current international bibliographic standards
  • Performs or oversees the copy cataloging of materials for which bibliographic records are supplied by a vendor or utility
  • Works closely with colleagues in three libraries sharing a union catalog to maintain the database and to create and control authorities
  • Provides research assistance to members of the American School of Classical Studies and visiting researchers who are library users
  • Keeps abreast of developments and new technologies for resource discovery and makes recommendations as appropriate to the Senior Librarian

Position requirements:

  • MLS or equivalent; degree in the Humanities (classics, history, literature or archaeology) desirable
  • Expertise in one of the disciplines of the Gennadius’ collection (classics, Greek history, history of archaeology, arts of the book, history of art, literature)
  • Appropriate experience in an academic research library highly desirable
  • Familiarity with special collections Libraries and rare books
  • Fluency in English and Modern Greek and basic knowledge of Ancient Greek and Latin as well as the languages of scholarly research (German, French, Italian, etc.)
  • Familiarity with international bibliographic standards such as AACR2 and MARC21
  • Knowledge of Library of Congress classification system
  • Demonstrated skills and experience in relevant information technology, including its use and management, and a comprehensive understanding of the technology driven information environment; experience with the Ex Libris’ ALEPH integrated library system is highly desirable
  • Understanding of the unique needs of a graduate research library and familiarity with current issues in academic librarianship
  • Strong organizational and communication skills and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

The position is full-time. Salary commensurate with experience. Successful candidate will be expected to live and work in Athens, Greece.

Email a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference to of applications will begin on May 15, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled. ASCSA is an EO/AA employer.

American School of Classical Studies at Athens
321 Wall Street
Princeton, NJ 08540-1515

Teaching Fellow in Classics – Durham University

Teaching Fellow in Classics – Durham University


The Department of Classics and Ancient History at Durham University invites applications for a fixed-term (16 months full time) position of Teaching Fellow with a particular expertise in the history of late antiquity, as well as the ability to teach Latin and Greek language and literature. Teaching Fellows normally have a teaching load of 4 modules in total, over the course of the year. Modules to be taught in AY 2023-24 include half of CLAS 1791 (Empire and Religion in the Age of Constantine); all of CLAS 3671 (The Late Roman World); all of CLAS 2191 (Advanced Latin 2a) and may also include teaching for existing modules in Greek or Latin language and literature. Applications are due by noon on April 26th, with the successful application ideally in post by 1st September 2023 (the position is until 31 December 2024). The salary will be at Grade 7, £36,333 – £43,155 per annum. This position may suit candidates who have recently completed or are currently completing their PhD.

For full details and to apply, please visit this link.

For enquiries about the position, please contact Prof. Jennifer Ingleheart ( – for academic enquiries) or Michele Groark ( – for HR-related enquiries about the recruitment process)

Tufts Part-time Lecturer for Geospatial Humanities

Tufts Part-time Lecturer for Geospatial Humanities

Tufts University has an opening for a part-time lecturer to teach an exciting new course: Introduction to Geospatial Humanities this fall 2023. The course is offered through Tufts Department of Classical Studies. Please feel free to forward.

The position description, application instructions, and contact information are available here:

Program Coordinator for Byzantine Studies — Dumbarton Oaks

Employment opportunity via Dumbarton Oaks:

Program Coordinator for Byzantine Studies — Dumbarton Oaks (


Dumbarton Oaks is a leading research center in Byzantine Studies affiliated with Harvard University. The institute has a research library that is a point of reference for the field, world-renowned museum collections and a historic garden open to the public. The Byzantine Studies Program plays a central role within Dumbarton Oaks’ mission by supporting the highly international fellowship program, as well as visits by faculty and students from Harvard and other universities, and a distinguished roster of visiting scholars. The program hosts a wide variety of scholarly events, such as public lectures, workshops, colloquia, and symposia. The program also runs one or more summer schools every year. Under the direction of the Director, the Program Coordinator will support all the activities of the Byzantine Studies Program, working collaboratively with colleagues in the Library, Events, IT, Academic Programs, Communications, and Publications departments.

This is a great opportunity for an individual with great communication and organizational skills and a passion for the humanities, who is interested in a career in academic or cultural institutions and enjoys managing and supporting scholarly programs and events in a stimulating and highly collaborative and collegial environment.

For more information and how to apply, see the website:

Assistant Professor of Art History (tenure track), Clark University

Assistant Professor of Art History (tenure track), Clark University

Art Historian in Art/ Archaeology of the Ancient or Medieval Mediterranean World, including North Africa. Assistant Professor, tenure track. Requirements: Ph.D. in Art History or Archaeology, teaching experience, and active research record. Teaching requirements are 4 undergraduate courses per year (2/2), including introductory courses and upper-level seminars in the area of expertise, as well as contributing to core courses in the art history major. Clark University, Worcester, MA is a private, liberal arts & sciences research university offering an undergraduate degree in art history in the context of a multi-disciplinary Department of Visual and Performing Arts. The successful candidate will be able to incorporate their own research interests into the classroom curriculum, and to mentor, advise, and generate enthusiasm among art history majors and students in related arts disciplines. Research experience that brings critical approaches to the study of ancient or medieval art of the Mediterranean world is highly desirable, and may involve topics such as: colonialism/anti-colonialism; migration and translation; gender in built environments and/or artworks; material culture and issues of cultural assimilation; race and ethnicity; museum and cultural heritage issues surrounding ancient art. As a secondary field, we are interested in candidates who use innovative digital tools in their research programs, but this is not a requirement. Clark University is an institutional member of the Worcester Art Museum, allowing students and faculty first-hand study of ancient and medieval artworks and artifacts.

We ask that you submit the following items:

– a cover letter;
– curriculum vitae;
– names and contact information for three references;
– statement describing how you address issues of diversity, equity and inclusion, and
challenges faced by historically underrepresented groups, based on race/ethnicity, women, veterans, people with disabilities or other groups that have been historically excluded from higher education. Please offer your thoughts on how you would address these issues in your future role as a faculty member at Clark. This may include research, teaching/pedagogy, mentoring, service to the profession and community outreach (1 page maximum).

Application deadline is: December 1, 2022

Clark University embraces equal opportunity as a core value: we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. This commitment applies to every aspect of education, services, and employment policies and practices at Clark. Our commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. All positions at Clark share in the responsibility for building a community that values diversity and the uniqueness of others by exhibiting integrity and respect in interacting with all members of the Clark community to create an atmosphere of fairness and belonging. We strongly encourage members from historically underrepresented communities, inclusive of all women, to apply.

About Clark University:
Founded in 1887, Clark was one of the first all-graduate institutions in the United States. Today the University is a highly-ranked, student-centered institution educating approximately 2,350 undergraduate and 1,150 graduate students to be imaginative and contributing citizens of the world and to advance the frontiers of knowledge and understanding through rigorous scholarship and creative effort. This dedication to scholarship and inquiry reflects the University’s commitment to “challenge convention and change our world” and to address issues of critical importance to society. It is also reflected by Clark’s many national and international distinctions, including recognition for its diversity and inclusion efforts, innovation, community engagement and impact, as a top green campus, and for having a distinguished geography and international development program. Clark has also been included in the groundbreaking Colleges that Change Lives guide since it was first published in 1996.

Clark is located in Worcester, Massachusetts, a dynamic, diverse city. The second largest city in New England, Worcester is home to 11 institutions of higher learning and is increasingly recognized for its growing healthcare and biotechnology communities, its thriving cultural scene, and as a vibrant food hub.


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