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Announcements for the Week of September 15

In CANE

  • October 1 is the deadline for the first discretionary funds applications of the new school year.

Beyond CANE

  • Reservations for the APA Annual meeting are now open.
  • “JFK Middle School in Northampton and we are currently in need of a grade 7 and 8 Latin teacher. The position at this time is temporary, possibly a few weeks, but could eventually be for a longer duration.” Contact Principal Lesley Wilson at 413 587 1489.

 

 

  • 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
    funding.

    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
    https://ascsa.wufoo.com/forms/director-of-the-wiener-laboratory/ (ASCSA,
    6-8 Charlton Street, Princeton, NJ 08540; application@ascsa.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/Wiener-Laboratory/

    Link to the advertisement on the ASCSA website:
    http://www.ascsa.edu.gr/index.php/about/position
    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.

    Ms. Mary Darlington
    Executive Associate
    American School of Classical Studies at Athens
    6-8 Charlton Street
    Princeton, NJ 08540
    med@ascsa.org
    609-683-0800 Ext 11
    FAX 609-924-0578


Announcements for the week of 8 September

In CANE

  • October 1 is the deadline for the first discretionary funds applications of the new school year.

Beyond CANE


Links for the week of 9 September

Dr. Kristina Killgrove speaks about a Roman Dinner at a Science Cafe in Pensacola: http://www.poweredbyosteons.org/2012/09/invitation-to-ancient-roman-dinner.html (If the talk ends up online, we’ll link to it.)

Information about Tweetchats (check out #latinteach): http://chronicle.com/blogs/profhacker/how-and-why-to-participate-in-a-tweetchat/42380

The Getty’s exhibit “The Last Days of Pompeii” opens on 12 September: http://romanarcheo.blogspot.com/2012/09/getty-to-feature-modern-depictions-of.html (via ‏@jntribolo)

Digital Classics Association Conference in Buffalo, NY in April; call for papers with a deadline in December. http://classics.buffalo.edu/events/dcaconference/index.shtml

101 Reasons to learn Latin: http://iris.haverford.edu/scrinium/files/2012/08/latin002poster_clear.jpg (via @BretMulligan )

(Edited to fix a problem with a link.)