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POSITIONS AT THE ASCSA

Director of the Corinth Excavations
Internships in Non-Profit Administration
Internships in Development, Marketing & Event Planning
Archival Internships

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Director of the Corinth Excavations 
Deadline October 31, 2016

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The American School of Classical Studies at Athens seeks an active scholar and experienced archaeologist to direct its excavations at Ancient Corinth. Familiarity with the School’s program of excavation and research at Ancient Corinth is highly desirable. The Director works with the staff at Corinth in developing and conducting the fieldwork and documenting the results. The Director supervises the collections of the excavation and the publication of all finds. The Director administers the School’s plant and facilities at Ancient Corinth. The Director participates in the School’s activities, including its academic program and the instruction of students at the School through its field training program. The Director identifies projects for funding and helps to identify possible sources of funds for Corinth. Good command of Modern Greek is essential. Candidates must demonstrate strong qualities of leadership and articulate clearly their vision for the future of the Corinth Excavations.

The term of residency at Corinth is flexible in order to accommodate applicants who teach on semester and quarter terms or other university teaching requirements. The initial appointment is for three to five years. It begins on July 1, 2017, and is renewable. Salary and benefits commensurate with rank and experience, housing and travel provided.

The Director of the Excavations at Ancient Corinth reports to the Director of the School and through the Director to the Managing Committee.

The deadline for applications and all supporting materials is October 31, 2016.  Candidates apply online, uploading a curriculum vitae and a statement explaining their interest in the position and their vision for it (max. 750 words). Candidates should ask three people familiar with their work to send a letter of support as a Word or PDF file to application@ascsa.org.

Address the letter to:

Professor Peter Krentz, Chair
Committee on Personnel
American School of Classical Studies at Athens
6 - 8 Charlton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540-5232

Submit all application materials online at: Director of the Corinth Excavations Application
 

ASCSA is an EO/AA employer.


 

Archaeological Conservation Summer Internships at the Agora Excavations  (2 positions)

The ASCSA Agora Excavations are offering two Archaeological Conservation Internships for the 2016 summer excavations.

The internships will give students an opportunity to treat freshly excavated archaeological finds and to participate in an active on-site conservation laboratory. An introduction to the re-treatment, preventive and long-term care of archaeological collections will also be provided.  For more information about the excavations please visit the Agora Excavations’ website on www.agathe.gr and the website of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens on www.ascsa.edu.gr

Applicants must currently be enrolled in a graduate or equivalent conservation program. Successful candidates enrolled in North American programs and American citizens enrolled in foreign programs may be eligible for funding from the Samuel H. Kress Foundation. Interns who do not qualify for or do not receive a Kress award are required to provide their own funding. All successful candidates are responsible for arranging their own accommodation and are required to obtain their own medical insurance for the duration of their internship.

Applications must include: a signed letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, and two letters of reference. Internships may vary in length from 6 to 8 weeks and are undertaken from early June to early August. Applicants should indicate in their letter their approximate preferred dates within this time frame. Referees are requested to write letters of recommendation on letterhead and give a signed copy in a sealed envelope to the applicant. All application materials should be sent as hard copies, together in a single envelope, to the address below. Received applications will be acknowledged by email.

Application deadline:  Monday 7 December 2015

Maria Tziotziou
Head of Conservation
Agora Excavations
American School of Classical Studies at Athens
54, Souidias St.
GR-10676 Athens, GREECE

Email:  maria@agathe.gr    Fax:  + 30 210 33 10 964

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Internships in Non-Profit Administration

Short term unpaid internships are available throughout the year in the School’s U.S. office in Princeton, NJ. Internships will focus on non-profit administration and fundraising, and interns will assist staff with the various duties of managing an overseas educational and research center.

Internship Description: Hands on experience in learning business practices for an education-based not for profit. Organization and daily communication with applicants, members, and committees using virtual workspaces, online applications, and surveys. Management and promotion of academic and fellowship programs. Website programming. Database maintenance of constituency records. Research and reporting.

Qualifications: The School is seeking advanced undergraduates or recent graduates with a major or degree in a field related to the School’s academic areas, such as classics, ancient history, art history, archaeology, Modern Greek studies, marketing or communications. An interest in pursuing a career in non-profit administration, development or marketing is desirable. Excellent communications skills, both written and oral, are required.

Term:  Available for a School term (fall, winter or spring), summer, or full year.

Application Procedure: Please send resume and cover letter to American School of Classical Studies at Athens, 6-8 Charlton Street, Princeton, NJ 08540 or email to ascsa@ascsa.org with “Internship Application” in the subject line.

 

Internships in Development, Marketing & Event Management

Short term unpaid internships are available throughout the year in the School’s U.S. office in Princeton, NJ. Internships will focus on non-profit administration and fundraising, and interns will assist staff with the various duties of managing an overseas educational and research center.

Internship Description: Gain familiarity with communications and fundraising activities, including the work associated with conducting a capital campaign, cultivation events, and Board meetings.

Qualifications: The School is seeking advanced undergraduates or recent graduates with a major or degree in a field related to the School’s academic areas, such as classics, ancient history, art history, archaeology, Modern Greek studies, marketing or communications. An interest in pursuing a career in non-profit administration, development or marketing is desirable. Excellent communications skills, both written and oral, are required.

Term:  Available for a School term (fall, winter or spring), summer, or full year.

Application Procedure: Please send resume and cover letter to American School of Classical Studies at Athens, 6-8 Charlton Street, Princeton, NJ 08540 or email to dataadmin@ascsa.org with “Internship Application” in the subject line.

 

Archival Internships

Short term unpaid internships are available throughout the year in the School’s U.S. office in Princeton, NJ. Internships will focus on non-profit administration and fundraising, and interns will assist staff with the various duties of managing an overseas educational and research center.

Internship Description: Organize historical records of the School. Prepare and digitize for file management. Website programming. Database maintenance of constituency records. Research and reporting.

Qualifications: The School is seeking advanced undergraduates or recent graduates with a major or degree in a field related to the School’s academic areas, such as classics, ancient history, art history, archaeology, Modern Greek studies, marketing or communications. An interest in pursuing a career in non-profit administration, development or marketing is desirable. Excellent communications skills, both written and oral, are required.

Term:  Available for a School term (fall, winter or spring), summer, or full year.

Application Procedure: Please send resume and cover letter to American School of Classical Studies at Athens, 6-8 Charlton Street, Princeton, NJ 08540 or email to ascsa@ascsa.org with “Internship Application” in the subject line.