ELIZABETH A. WHITEHEAD VISITING PROFESSORS (1 or 2 positions)

Institution Name 
American School of Classical Studies at Athens
Position Rank 
Visiting Professor
Area of Specialty 
Greek Classical Studies, history, art history, languages, archaeology
Additional Desirable Specialties 
InterdisciplinaryStudies
GenderStudies
DigitalHumanities
AncientScience/Medicine
AncientPhilosophy
ClassicalArchaeology
ClassicalArtHistory
Mythology
ClassicalReception
AncientReligion
LateAntiquity
This position is 
Approved/Definite
Application Deadline 
October 31, 2017

Application Deadline: October 31, 2017

Term: Early September to June 1.

Eligibility: A senior scholar with a significant record of publication and teaching in a North American institution who is a faculty or staff member at a Cooperating Institution. Preference will be given to those who have not received recent support from the School. Candidates who have held the Whitehead Professorship may apply if the previous term was at least five years prior.

Project: A research project that utilizes the facilities of the School and enriches the academic program of the School. Word limit for project description: 1500 words.

Seminar: Whitehead Professors offer a seminar during the winter term (late November to late March) and contribute to the academic program in other significant ways, such as mentoring or advising students at the School and participating in School trips and excursions. Please note that the Blegen Library may be closed for 6 months during the spring and/or summer 2019. School faculty and students will have access to other libraries in Athens, and the Whitehead Professors will be able to work with the Blegen librarians in planning seminar activity while the Blegen library is inaccessible. Word limit for seminar proposal: 300 words.

Compensation: Stipend of $35,000 plus round-trip coach airfare to Athens, board at Loring Hall for the Whitehead Professor (one-half senior rate for spouse, and one-half student rate for dependents) and School housing. Hotel and transportation on all five School trips.

ApplicationApplicants should submit the following materials online at: https://ascsa.wufoo.com/forms/whitehead-visiting-professor-application-form/

  • Curriculum vitae including list of publications.
  • Statement of current and projected research.
  • One page description of proposed seminar.
  • Account of the frequency and length of earlier visits to Greece.
  • Applicants should ask three recommenders to send letters via email to application@ascsa.org or mail directly to this address: Committee on Personnel, American School of Classical Studies at Athens, 6-8 Charlton Street, Princeton, NJ 08540-5232. 

The appointments will be announced by January 15.

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. 

Course Load 
0-1
Placement Year 

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