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American Numismatic Society – NEW YORK, NY
Margaret Thompson Curator of Greek Coins. The American Numismatic Society is seeking to fill a position of a second Margaret Thompson Curator of Greek Coins. The Society hopes to recruit an energetic and creative curator to oversee its collections of Greek and Roman Provincial coins as well as other parts of the collection. The successful individual is expected to work with Dr. Peter van Alfen, Margaret Thompson Associate Curator of Greek Coins and the other curatorial staff. S/he will have to be prepared to work on parts of the collection outside the ancient field. The successful candidate is expected to work on the ANS’s exhibition program, contribute to the ANS Magazine, and do research in his or her own chosen field. All ANS curators are expected to participate actively in the Society's development, outreach and public relations initiatives. Curators also provide instruction in Classical numismatics at the ANS Graduate Seminar and elsewhere.

The Curator should hold or be about to finish a Ph.D. or have equivalent qualifications in a related field, such as history, art history, or archaeology. The Curator should also be proficient in other foreign languages, including ancient Greek, and two modern languages. The Curator is expected to be or become a recognized expert in his/her field, through study, research, writing, and publication on coinage, the ancient world and other fields. The position is fully endowed and allows a competitive salary with excellent benefits depending on the experience of the successful candidate.

Candidates with a background in numismatics will be given preference. For more information about the ANS and a job description visit the website at or contact Dr. Ute Wartenberg Kagan at 212 571-4470 x 1307 or

Resume and cover letters, with three names of referees, should be sent by email to If email is not available, please mail it to: The Search Committee, The American Numismatic Society, 96 Fulton Street, New York NY 10038 USA.

Reviews of applications will begin on May 22, 2006. The deadline for applications is June 15th but the position will remain open until an appointment has been made.