Directors of the ASCSA Summer Session and Seminars (Gertrude Smith Professors)

Institution Name 
ASCSA
Position Rank 
Visiting Professor
If Other, Please Specify 
Summer Program Director
Area of Specialty 
Generalist
This position is 
Approved/Definite
Application Deadline 
January 31, 2018
Six-Week Traditional ASCSA Summer Session: One or Two Positions
ASCSA Field Seminars: Two Positions 
 
Deadline: January 31, 2018
 
SIX-WEEK ASCSA SUMMER SESSION
 
Term: Summer 2019
 
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, and archaeology, are encouraged to apply. Some knowledge of modern Greek. Stamina, good health, and a sense of humor.
 
Description: See more information about the ASCSA Summer Sessions: http://www.ascsa.edu.gr/index.php/programs/Summer
 
Duties: Plan the traditional ASCSA six-week summer session itinerary, in consultation with the staff in Athens, at least six months prior to the session; collaborate with the Committee on the Summer Sessions in the selection of participants; correspond with participants concerning travel, equipment, academic requirements, etc.; supervise all aspects of the program in Greece, including teaching, coordinating with on-site expert lecturers, keeping a detailed log of the sessions, and submitting a report to the Director.
 
Compensation: Stipend commensurate with rank, ranging from $7,365 to $9,064, plus travel and expenses, housing for eight weeks in total as available June 1 to August 15. See the attached policy on the website.
 
Application: A letter of application, a curriculum vitae, and three letters of support should be sent to the Committee on the Summer Sessions at ssapplication@ascsa.org
 
The appointments will be announced by March 30. 
 
ASCSA FIELD SEMINARS
 
Term: Summer 2019
 
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, and archaeology, are encouraged to apply. Some knowledge of modern Greek. Stamina, good health, and a sense of humor.
 
Description: The theme of this 18-day field seminar is open. Possible topics include: a “major sites” program (Athens, with short trips to Delphi, the Argolid, or other regions or sites); Mycenaean Greece; ancient battlefields; ancient athletics; pottery; sculpture; epigraphy; temples; domestic architecture; archaeology of literature; numismatics; topography of myth; Roman Greece; Byzantine Greece; Ottoman Greece; the population exchange between Greece and Turkey; modern folklore; etc.  
 
Residence in Loring Hall is available, though not required, for program participants during the first and third week of the seminar. The itinerary, therefore, must include at least one week of travel in the middle of the seminar. Two summer field seminars can be accommodated, one in June and one in July.
 
For more information about the ASCSA Summer Seminars: http://www.ascsa.edu.gr/index.php/programs/summer-seminars
 
Duties: Plan an 18-day seminar, in consultation with the staff in Athens, at least six months prior to the session; collaborate with the Committee on the Summer Sessions in the selection of participants; correspond with participants concerning travel, equipment, academic requirements, etc.; supervise all aspects of the program, including teaching, coordinating with on-site expert lecturers, keeping a detailed log of the sessions, and submitting a report to the Director.
 
Compensation: Stipend of $4500, plus travel and expenses, housing for four weeks in total including the dates of the seminar. See the policy on our website.
 
Application: Along with a letter of application that discusses your qualifications, and a curriculum vitae, please submit a description of the course, the anticipated audience (advanced undergraduates, college or university professors in Classics, Archaeology, Ancient History, and/or allied fields, alumnae/i of previous ASCSA summer sessions, graduate students and/or K-12 teachers), and a preliminary 18-day itinerary indicating which sites would be visited and how much time would ideally be spent in and out of Athens.
 
These materials and three letters of support should be sent to the Committee on the Summer Sessions at ssapplication@ascsa.org
 
The appointments will be announced by March 30.
 
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 
1-0
Placement Year 

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