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- POSITION AVAILABLE
DIRECTOR OF THE MALCOLM H. WIENER LABORATORY OF ARCHAEOLOGICAL SCIENCE
Location: Athens, Greece
Deadline: November 15, 2013The American School of Classical Studies at Athens (ASCSA) invites
applications for the position of Director of the Malcolm H. Wiener
Laboratory of Archaeological Science (WL). The primary responsibility of
the director of WL is, in consultation with ASCSA officials and the WL
advisory committee, to develop and implement research goals for the
laboratory and to oversee its day-to-day operation. This is a fulltime
position and requires significant experience in the archaeological
sciences, especially as they relate to Mediterranean archaeology, and
administrative skills. The position reports to the Director of ASCSA and
is a member of the senior academic and administrative staff in Athens.
Salary and benefits are commensurate with rank and experience. Term
beginning July 14, 2014 to be negotiated (normally three-year renewable).
At time of application candidates are required to have 1) a Ph.D. in
archaeological science or a related field; 2) research and laboratory
experience in the archaeological sciences, especially in bioarchaeology,
geoarchaeology, or environmental sciences; 3) an established publication
record in archaeological science; and 4) a strong record of external
Preferred qualifications include experience in 1) Mediterranean
archaeology; 2) management, including in a laboratory; 3) collaborative
research with archaeologists; 4) university teaching in the archaeological
sciences; and 5) collections management.
The successful applicant will have as primary responsibilities the
management and administration of the Malcolm H. Wiener Laboratory of
Archaeological Science. The duties require that the WL director 1) develop
and implement strategic, prioritized research goals for the laboratory; 2)
work with ASCSA oversight committees on setting laboratory goals and
priorities; 3) manage laboratory personnel, physical plant, equipment, and
collections; 4) support fellows and visiting researchers; 5) conduct
laboratory policy including outreach to affiliated archaeological
projects; 6) contribute to the academic programs of the ASCSA; 7) develop
new and strengthen established networks with other laboratories and
institutions in line with the research priorities of the laboratory; 8)
lead in fund raising for research programs of the WL; 9) maintain a
personal program of research and publication.
Please send a detailed CV; a cover letter highlighting your experience in
the archaeological sciences, research interests, publications, and
external funding; and the names, addresses, phone numbers and e-mail
addresses of three referees. Please clearly distinguish between peer
reviewed and non-peer reviewed publications in your CV.
Only electronic applications will be accepted. Submit electronic
applications online at
director-of-the-wiener- laboratory/ (ASCSA,
6-8 Charlton Street, Princeton, NJ 08540; firstname.lastname@example.org).
Applications must be received by November 15, 2013. Interviews will be
held at the APA/AIA meetings in Chicago (January 2-5, 2014).
Established in 1881, the American School of Classical Studies is located
on a 2.5 acre campus in the Kolonaki district of Athens, with
administrative offices in Princeton, New Jersey. The School currently has
over 60 resident faculty and staff and hosts an average 250 students,
fellows, and resident researchers each year. The WL is currently located
in the main building of the ASCSA with planning for a new free-standing
facility underway. For more information about the WL and ASCSA see
www.ascsa.edu.gr and www.ascsa.edu.gr/index.php/
Link to the advertisement on the ASCSA website:
Bulletin (PDF) attached
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.