|Open Position: Managing editor, Bryn Mawr Classical Review|
Institution: Bryn Mawr Commentaries
Position rank: Managing editor
Area of specialty: The ancient Mediterranean world
Application deadline: 12 August 2022
Bryn Mawr Commentaries, a not-for-profit publisher in Bryn Mawr, PA, seeks a managing editor (ME) for its open-access online journal of book reviews, Bryn Mawr Classical Review (BMCR). BMCR publishes continually throughout the year, except for breaks in August and December.
The ME is responsible for day-to-day operations of the journal and production of its digital publication, in consultation with and under the supervision of the Senior Editors. Responsibilities include receipt and initial format check of submissions; managing the editorial process for submissions; final formatting of reviews for publication; oversight of BMCR’s WordPress database; assistance with the assignment of books to reviewers; and coordination with and oversight of student employees.
The BMCR Managing Editor is a part-time position of 10–15 hours per week, reporting to the Senior Editors.
– Directs all stages of BMCR’s production from initial review of submissions to digital publication
– Coordinates the workflow of editorial process among editors
– Collaborates with student employees in construction of book lists and correspondence with presses, authors and reviewers
– Shares copyediting and layout work with senior editors, and interacts with authors as needed when questions or problems arise
– Manages BMCR’s WordPress databaseMeets regularly with Senior Editors to set BMCR policies, priorities and schedule
– Ph.D. (preferred) or ABD in classical studies, ancient history or related field.
– Proficiency using word-processing and publishing software (BMCR uses MS Word, WordPress and Mailchimp).
– Experience in the editorial operations of a scholarly journal highly desired
– Excellent written communication skills
– Exemplary time management skills
– Ability to work collaboratively with remote co-workers
– Authorized for employment in the U.S.
Pay for the ME will be commensurate with experience (with a floor of $30 per hour). The position will commence on Tuesday 6 September or as soon thereafter as possible. Bryn Mawr Commentaries does not provide benefits. Applications must include a cover letter, cv, and the names and contact information of three persons who can provide recommendations. Please send all materials to email@example.com.
BMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information, please visit the BMCR’s website (https://bmcr.brynmawr.edu).
STEMCivics, a charter school in Ewing, NJ, is seeking a High School Teacher of Latin with an exceptional ability to build bonds with students for the 2022-2023 school year. The candidate must hold or be able to obtain a NJ teaching certification. STEMCivics provides a college-prep curriculum focused on civic engagement and STEM project-based learning. Competitive compensation, including medical, dental, vision, and pension.
To express interest, please contact Kate Slovich firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Department of Foreign Languages & Literatures and the History Department at Lafayette College invite applications for a one-year full-time visiting assistant professorship in Classics and Ancient History (3/3 teaching load) beginning Fall 2022. The area of the candidate’s specialization is open. However, preference will be given to candidates with strengths in teaching core Classics and ancient history content at the undergraduate level, including Latin language especially at the elementary level; survey courses of Greek and Roman history; Classical Civilization courses on topics such as Roman culture and society or Classical Mythology. Each semester the successful candidate will be expected to teach two courses in the Department of Foreign Languages & Literatures/Classical Civilization and one course in the History Department. We strongly encourage applications from candidates with prior teaching experience demonstrating a commitment to inclusion and diversity, curricular development, pedagogical innovation, and use of technology. The Ph.D. is required by the start of the appointment.
Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and three confidential letters of recommendation through http://apply.interfolio.com/104381. The cover letter should address how the applicant’s teaching and scholarship will support Lafayette College’s commitment to diversity and inclusion articulated in the College’s diversity statement (https://provost.lafayette.edu/policies-and-procedures/diversity-and-inclusiveness-statement/).
Applications are only accepted online. Complete applications received by June 15, 2022 will be given preferred consideration. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries can be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Dean of the Curriculum and Associate Professor of Classics Markus Dubischar (email@example.com).
POSITION OPENING: ASSISTANT EDITOR, HESPERIA (ASCSA PUBLICATIONS OFFICE)
The Publications Office of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens, in Princeton, NJ, has a full-time vacancy, beginning in July for a well-organized and highly motivated individual to support the Editor of Hesperia in all stages of production for the ASCSA’s award-winning journal on Greek archaeology and material culture.
The Assistant Editor will be part of a small, friendly department that works closely with authors to produce scholarly publications of the highest quality. The successful candidate will coordinate the peer-review process, review permissions, conduct bibliographic research, typeset, proofread, and take on any other production tasks as requested by the Editor.
- Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Archaeology, Classics, or a related field
- At least two years of experience as a production, manuscript, or project editor
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
- Ability to work under pressure of publication deadlines while retaining close attention to detail
- Ability to prioritize, organize, and accomplish work while managing multiple projects in various stages simultaneously
- Familiarity with applying author and style guidelines (e.g., the Chicago Manual of Style)
- Proficiency in Ancient Greek (minimum three semesters)
- Computer literacy and the ability to work in an electronic workflow
- Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite, particularly InDesign and Photoshop
Excellent benefits, pleasant working conditions, salary commensurate with experience. Prospective applicants should submit a cover letter, resume (in PDF format), and the names of two individuals willing to serve as references. Applications for the position should be submitted via the online form at: https://ascsa.submittable.com/submit/656006a2-2e28-45cd-b7bc-5dc62bb67715/assistant-editor-for-hesperia.
The closing date for applications is Friday, April 2, 2021. The position begins July 1, 2021.
The American School of Classical Studies at Athens is seeking a Digital Humanities Project Assistant to work closely with senior staff in Athens to prepare the public release of a program that was originally developed at the excavations of the Athenian Agora for annotating the field notebooks. It is now being adapted and updated for more general use. The Digital Humanities Project Assistant will be responsible for communicating regularly with users of the program, collecting feedback, annotating new collections, producing content for the program’s website, and writing technical documentation. The position is full-time temporary, ending August 31, 2021, with possibility for continuation. Working remotely is possible but working locally at the School in Greece is preferred. Salary commensurate with experience.
Digital Humanities Project Assistant applicants should possess the following:
- Bachelor’s degree. Advanced degrees are preferred.
- Fluency in English; preferably some reading ability in modern Greek.
- Familiarity with archaeological research and terminology.
- English technical-writing skills. Expertise in documentation writing, editing, or publishing is preferred.
- Demonstrated competence in the use of computer programs. Experience with digital humanities projects, database design, metadata schemas, and scripting languages preferred.
- Ability to read cursive handwriting in English quickly and accurately, and ability to type transcriptions from scanned, archival documents.
- Good interpersonal skills.
Applications including a letter of intent, a résumé, an English language writing sample, and the names and contact information of at least two references, can be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
The ASCSA is an EEO/AA employer. 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.
About the American School of Classical Studies at Athens
Founded in 1881, the American School of Classical Studies at Athens (ASCSA) is a private research and teaching institution dedicated to the advanced study of all aspects of Greek culture, including literature, history, art, and archaeology from prehistoric times to the present. The School provides graduate students and scholars from North American institutions with a base and resources for research and study, including two libraries with extensive archives (the Gennadius and Blegen) and an archaeological science laboratory (Wiener Laboratory). It carries out excavations directly through its two sites (the Athenian Agora and Ancient Corinth) and also oversees other American archaeological field projects throughout Greece, in cooperation wi
DIRECTORS OF THE ASCSA SUMMER PROGRAMS (GERTRUDE SMITH PROFESSORS) Deadline: January 31, 2020
Summer Session (traditional six-week course): One Position
Summer Seminars (18-day courses): Two Positions
Term: Summer 2021
Eligibility: Former membership in the School and at least two years of teaching in a post-secondary educational institution. Qualified applicants in all areas of classical studies, including history, art history, languages, epigraphy, and archaeology, are encouraged to apply. Some knowledge of modern Greek, stamina, good health, and a sense of humor.
More information can be found at: https://www.ascsa.edu.gr/about/staff/positions-available
For more information about the ASCSA Summer Sessions: http://www.ascsa.edu.gr/index.php/programs/Summer
The M. Alison Frantz Fellowship, formerly known as the Gennadeion Fellowship in Post-Classical Studies, was named in honor of archaeologist, Byzantinist, and photographer M. Alison Frantz (1903–1995), a scholar of the post-classical Athenian Agora whose photographs of antiquities are widely used in books on Greek culture.
For more details on eligibility, fields of study, and terms please click here to download PDF or click here to read about this and other fellowships on the ASCSA website.
Direct link to the online application:
DEADLINE: January 15, 2020.
Deadline: January 15, 2020
This fellowship was established by Lloyd E. Cotsen, Chairman emeritus of the Overseers of the Gennadius Library, to honor Harry Bikakis, attorney of the American School, who exhibited much devotion and loyalty to the School during his term from 1979 to 1995.
Eligibility: Graduate students at North American institutions, or Greek graduate students, whose research subject is ancient Greek law and who need to work at ASCSA libraries; or Greek graduate students working on excavations conducted by or affiliated with the ASCSA.
Terms: Stipend of $1,875. School fees are waived. Fellowship does not include travel costs, housing, board, and other living expenses. A final report is due at the end of the award period, and the ASCSA expects that copies of all publications that result from research conducted as a Fellow of the ASCSA be contributed to the relevant library of the School.
Application: Submit an online application, curriculum vitae, and a project proposal. Arrange for two letters of recommendation. For more information about the application, visit the ASCSA web site at: https://www.ascsa.edu.gr/apply/fellowships-and-grants/graduate-and-postdoctoral.
Link to online posting: https://www.ascsa.edu.gr/apply/fellowships-and-grants/graduate-and-postdoctoral
The American School of Classical Studies at Athens is offering a scholarship for the study of archaeology for the 2020 academic year.
Eligibility: Students who hold U.S. or Israeli citizenship, and who are Ph.D. candidates writing their dissertations in archaeology, and early-career scholars (Ph.D. earned within the last five years) completing a project, such as the revision of a dissertation for publication, which requires a lengthy residence in Greece.
Terms: Stipend of $11,500 plus room, board, and waiver of School fees. A final report is due at the end of the award period, and the ASCSA expects that copies of all publications that result from research conducted as a Fellow of the ASCSA be contributed to the relevant library of the School.
Duration: Commensurate with the School’s academic year, from early September to June 1.
Application: Submit online application form for “Associate Membership with Fellowship”, curriculum vitae, a detailed description of the project to be pursued in Greece (250-word abstract and a statement up to three pages, single spaced). Arrange for three letters of recommendation. Student applicants are required to submit scans of official academic transcripts as part of the online application. For more information about the application, visit the ASCSA web site at https://www.ascsa.edu.gr/apply/fellowships-and-grants/graduate-and-postdoctoral. Deadline: January 15, 2020
STUDY IN GREECE 2020-2021
ASCSA PROGRAMS AND FELLOWSHIPS