Executive Director of the Modern Greek Studies Association Modern Greek Archivist for Special Collections, Princeton University Library Elizabeth A. Whitehead Visiting Professors, American School of Classical Studies at Athens Other resources
3-year term position, with possibility of renewal
Princeton University Library seeks applicants with the skills and experience to manage and enhance data for Modern Greek special collections material, including archives, photographs, and ephemeral material. Princeton's Hellenic Studies collection is one of the world's largest and has particular strengths in early-modern Greek printing, the Greek enlightenment, Philhellenism and modern Greek literature and poetry. Primary duties include accessioning and description of new acquisitions in finding aids and catalog records as required by current practices and user needs, along with arrangement and provision for conservation treatment. The position will also provide support for developing the digital profile of the Library's Greek collections, and potentially foster collaborations with institutional partners in Greece. This is 3-year term position, with possibility of renewal.
Princeton University Library is one of the world's leading research libraries. It employs a dedicated and knowledgeable staff of more than 300 professional and support staff working in a large central library, 9 specialized branches, and 3 storage facilities. Through a combination of exemplar services and world-renowned collections the Library supports a diverse community of 5,200 undergraduates, 2,700 graduate students, 1,200 faculty members, and many visiting scholars. Its holdings include more than 10 million printed volumes, 5 million manuscripts, 2 million non-print items, and extensive collections of digital text, data, and images.
Princeton is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their service to the Library, to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.
The successful candidate will be appointed to an appropriate Associate Professional Specialist or more senior rank depending on qualifications and experience.
Applications must be submitted via http://dof.princeton.edu/academicjobs
Applications must include a resume, cover letter, and a list of three references with full contact information. This position is subject to the University's background check policy.
Post date 2017-07-22
One or Two Positions for 2018-2019
Deadline: October 31
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.
Application: Applicants should submit the following materials online here
Applicants may be invited to an interview at the annual AIA/SCS meetings or by telephone.
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
Post date 2017-08-23
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