Jobs for Medievalists

Positions available at the American School of Classical Studies at Athens

For more information go to the ASCSA website:

Two Positions
Term: Early September 2012 to June 1, 2013.

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 fall trips and transportation on all winter Attica excursions. Residence permit and limited amount of office supplies.

Qualifications: A senior scholar with a significant record of publication and teaching in a North American institution; Managing Committee Member or faculty/staff from 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.

Mission:  Advancing research on a project, which utilizes the facilities of the School and enriches the academic program of the School. Whitehead Professors are encouraged to present a seminar during the winter term on the subject of their expertise and to contribute to the academic program in other significant ways, such as mentoring or advising students at the School.

Two Positions
Term: Summer 2013.

Compensation: Stipend commensurate with rank: ranging from $7,365 to $9,064, pending available funding, plus travel and expenses, as defined in the attached policy.

Qualifications: Former membership in the School. At least two years’ teaching in a post-secondary educational institution. Qualified applicants in all areas of classics, including history, art history, languages, and archaeology, are encouraged to apply. Some knowledge of modern Greek. Stamina, good health and a sense of humor.

Duties: To plan the itinerary, in consultation with the staff in Athens, at least six months prior to the session. To collaborate with the Committee on the Summer Sessions in the selection of participants. To correspond with participants concerning travel, equipment, academic requirements, etc. To supervise all aspects of the program in Greece, including teaching, coordinating with on-site expert lecturers, keeping a detailed log of the sessions, and submitting a report to the Director.

POSITION IN ATHENS (Pending Funding)

Term: A full-time (12 months) position beginning July 1, 2012 for three years, with the possibility of renewal for a final fourth year.

Compensation: Salary commensurate with experience; benefits include room and board at the School.

Qualifications: Candidates must have earned the PhD from a North American university no more than three years prior to the application, must have spent a minimum of a year as a Member of the ASCSA, should have an active agenda for research and publication, should have knowledge of Greece and Modern Greek, and should have some teaching experience.


• To help the Director in the administration of School business and to stand in for the Director when needed. Reports to the Director of the School.

• To assist with the academic program under the direction of the Mellon Professor by lecturing, leading short trips or offering mini-seminars/workshops on area(s) of expertise.

• To serve as a contact and resource person for all members of the School and to live in Loring Hall.

• To help with the planning of the Summer Session by suggesting itineraries, speakers, and generally offering support to the Summer Session Directors, but not making actual arrangements.

• To be a visible presence in the Athenian social and academic scene by attending functions as an official of the School.

• Pursue research on a project.

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.

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