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Assistant Director at the British School at Athens

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The British School at Athens (BSA), an institute for advanced research in the Humanities and Social Sciences, seeks a full-time, fixed term (5 year) Assistant Director to take charge of its teaching programme and communications, conduct original research, contribute to its fundraising programme, and oversee the security and maintenance of its Athens premises. This is a 5-year, fixed-term, career development post intended to provide an opportunity to a person at an early stage in their academic career to develop their research activity and managerial skills in order to enhance their suitability for a permanent position in a university or related institution.

You will be capable of combining academic research and managerial tasks in a flexible manner, of facilitating the work of resident and non-resident scholars using the BSA’s facilities, and of officially representing the BSA. Residence in the School in Athens is a requirement. You will have completed a doctorate and have defined an original research project which can be completed while in post (and resident) in Athens. You will be able to communicate effectively in Greek, or to demonstrate how you will acquire this level of competence before taking up the post.

The salary will be up to €25,000, with health insurance and rent-free housing provided.  The position is available from 14th November 2022 (or as soon thereafter as possible, up to 2nd January 2023). A probationary period will apply.

Further details are available at: Informal enquiries about the post may be addressed to the BSA Director, Professor John Bennet ([email protected]).

Applications should be submitted via our application portal (please click Apply to access) by Friday 29th July 2022. Interviews will be held on Monday 5th September 2022 (exact format to be determined; reasonable travel expenses within Europe will be covered, if necessary).

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