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 https://hr.gatech.edu/careers (Job ID: 258879). A teaching portfolio will be requested for all final candidates. Requests for information may be directed to Professor Helen Anne Curry (hacurry@gatech.edu).

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: http://hsoc.gatech.edu.

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 glcataloguer@ascsa.edu.grReview 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
Email: programs@ascsa.org
Website: https://www.ascsa.edu.gr

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 (jennifer.ingleheart@durham.ac.uk – for academic enquiries) or Michele Groark (michele.groark@durham.ac.uk – 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: https://apply.interfolio.com/122286

Program Coordinator for Byzantine Studies — Dumbarton Oaks

Employment opportunity via Dumbarton Oaks:

Program Coordinator for Byzantine Studies — Dumbarton Oaks (doaks.org)


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: https://www.doaks.org/about/employment/program-coordinator-for-byzantine-studies

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.

To apply, please visit: http://clarku.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=153618

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.



Two Positions for 2023-2024

Deadline: October 31, 2022
Term: Early September 2023 to end of May 2024.

Eligibility: A senior scholar working in any area related to the mission of the School who possesses a significant record of publication and teaching and is affiliated with a Cooperating Institution. Preference will be given to those who have not received recent funding from the School. Previous holders of the Whitehead may apply if the previous term was at least five years prior.
Project: The Whitehead Distinguished Scholar shall pursue research on a project that utilizes the facilities of the School and enriches its academic program. Whitehead Scholars participate in the academic life of the School in a variety of ways, especially by working closely with Regular and Student Associate members of the School during the winter term (late November to late March) on the subject of their expertise, and by joining School trips and excursions throughout Greece. A more detailed description of this position and a list of past Scholars’ work with members is available on the School’s website: https://www.ascsa.edu.gr/uploads/general/Past_Whitehead_Offerings.pdf

Applicants are encouraged to consult with the Mellon Professor, Brendan Burke, well in advance of the October 31, 2022, deadline when planning their proposed contributions to the academic program of the School.
Compensation: Stipend of $40,000 plus round-trip coach airfare to Athens, board at Loring Hall for the Whitehead Scholar (one-half senior rate for spouse and dependents), School housing, and hotel and transportation on up to four of the five field trips (northern Greece, western Greece, central Greece, Crete, and the Corinthia and Argolid) and transportation on all winter Attica excursions.

Application: On or before October 31, applicants should submit the following materials online:
·   Brief statement of interest (1 page)
·   Curriculum vitae (max. 3 pages) including list of publications
·   Statement of current and projected research (max. 3 pages)
·   Proposed contribution to the academic program (max. 3 pages)
·   Account of the frequency and length of earlier visits to Greece
Link to online application form.
Applicants should ask three recommenders to submit letters of reference by October 31.
Upon submission of the online application, recommenders will be sent an automated email with instructions about how to submit their letters of recommendation. Or, applicants may choose to send the request at any time by clicking the “Send Request Now” button on the online application form.

The appointments will be announced by January 15, 2023.

The American School of Classical Studies at Athens does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national or ethnic origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation when considering admission to any form of membership or application for employment.

Job: Assistant Professor position in Premodern Art, Architecture, and/or Visual or Material Culture, ca. 400-1400 CE

Assistant Professor position in Premodern Art, Architecture, and/or Visual or Material Culture, ca. 400-1400 CE
Application deadline: Nov 30, 2022
The Department of Art History in the Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences at the University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Premodern Art, Architecture, and/or Visual or Material Culture, ca. 400–1400 CE.
We welcome applications from candidates working in any region or cultural area. We seek a scholar with a dynamic research agenda who is committed to innovative methodologies applicable to the broader discipline of art history. The successful applicant will diversify our course offerings, at both undergraduate and graduate levels, will complement existing faculty scholarship, and will contribute to interdisciplinary strengths within and beyond the Art History Department. This position is expected to begin August 2023.
Candidates must possess a Ph.D. at the time of appointment and show exceptional scholarly promise. Interested candidates should provide: 1) a cover letter that includes a discussion of research and teaching as well as their experience or commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion through activities such as fostering an inclusive classroom environment or incorporating diverse perspectives in their own scholarship, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) two writing samples, at least one of which should be a chapter from a dissertation or book manuscript, and 4) the names and contact information of three referees who will be contacted in a system-generated email to provide letters. In order to be considered for this position, applicants are also required to submit an electronic USC application; follow this job link or paste in a browser: https://usccareers.usc.edu/job/los-angeles/assistant-professor-in-premodern-art/1209/37579805168 . Deadline for applications is November 30, 2022. Questions can be directed to Elizabeth Massari, massari@usc.edu .
USC is an equal-opportunity educator and employer, proudly pluralistic and firmly committed to providing equal opportunity for outstanding persons of every race, gender, creed and background. The university particularly encourages members of underrepresented groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply. USC will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship. Further information is available by contacting uschr@usc.edu.

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