Thursday, August 24, 2017

American School of Classical Studies at Athens - Positions Available

ELIZABETH A. WHITEHEAD VISITING PROFESSORS

One or Two Positions for 2018-2019
Deadline: October 31

Term: Early September to June 1.

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: A research project that utilizes the facilities of the School and enriches the academic program of the School. Word limit for project description: 1500 words.

Seminar: Whitehead Professors offer a seminar during the winter term (late November to late March) and contribute to the academic program in other significant ways, such as mentoring or advising students at the School and participating in School trips and excursions. Please note that the Blegen Library may be closed for 6 months during the spring and/or summer 2019. School faculty and students will have access to other libraries in Athens, and the Whitehead Professors will be able to work with the Blegen librarians in planning seminar activity while the Blegen library is inaccessible. Word limit for seminar proposal: 300 words.

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 five School trips.

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.
·  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.

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