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Term: A full-time one-year position beginning September 1, 2021 (or as soon as possible), ending June 30, 2022. A call for the traditional three-year position will commence fall 2021, and the incumbent may apply.

Compensation: Salary commensurate with experience; benefits include room and board at the School.

Qualifications: Candidates must have earned the PhD no more than five years prior to the application and must have spent at least one academic year as a Member of the ASCSA. An active agenda for research, knowledge of Greece and Modern Greek, and teaching experience are expected. In the past the Assistant Director has been responsible for leading the annual trip to Crete for the academic program.


  • To help the Director in the administration of School business and to stand in for the Director when needed. Reports to the Director of the School.
  • To assist with the academic program under the direction of the Mellon Professor by lecturing, leading short trips or offering mini-seminars/workshops on area(s) of expertise.
  • To serve as a contact and resource person for all members of the School and to live in Loring Hall.
  • To help with the planning of the Summer Programs by suggesting itineraries, speakers, and generally offering support to the Summer Program Directors, but not making actual arrangements.
  • To be a visible presence in the Athenian social and academic scene by attending functions as an official of the School. To pursue research on a project.

Application: The Assistant Director will be appointed by the ASCSA Managing Committee (through the Personnel Committee) in consultation with the Director of the School and the Andrew W. Mellon Professor. Please submit letter of application, curriculum vitae, and research project description (up to three pages in length) online here.

Two letters of recommendation are required. After the online application is submitted, recommenders will be sent instructions for uploading confidential reference letters. To ensure the timely receipt of letters of recommendation, candidates should contact recommenders well ahead of the deadline indicating that a notification will be forthcoming.

The deadline for applications is June 28, 2021. Final candidates will be notified the week of July 5-9 and interviews will be arranged on Zoom the week of July 12-16, 2021.