MacMillan Center, Yale University

Position ID:Yale-MCMC-HELLENICARSPA [#2037, HELLENICARSPA]
Position Title: Hellenic Studies Associate Research Scholar and Program Administrator
Position Location:New Haven, Connecticut 06520, United States [map]
Subject Area: International and Area Studies
Appl Deadline:2012/12/01 finished (posted 2012/09/29, updated 2013/06/02, listed until 2012/12/29)
Position Description:    

Hellenic Studies Associate Research Scholar and Program Administrator

The Hellenic Studies Program, The MacMillan Center, Yale University Yale seeks a dynamic scholar-administrator to anchor the Hellenic Studies Program (HSP), beginning July 1, 2013 for a three year appointment renewable based on mid-year and penultimate year performance reviews. Responsibilities include management and leadership across all aspects of the HSP. Provide strategic support for HSP faculty co-chairs in setting and implementing goals and priorities for a comprehensive interdisciplinary program of research, teaching, conferences and publications. Develop curricular strategies to maximize HSP core faculty and visiting scholar strengths to meet a range of student interests. Teach four courses per year including one survey or foundation course to attract students to HSP and the larger curriculum. Courses may include seminars in own field and courses that dovetail with the language or other curriculum of HSP. Teach Modern Greek language courses when needed (for example, when the Modern Greek Language Lector is on leave, or in transition periods in the language teaching program). Manage the day-to-day administrative functions of the HSP to ensure the highest academic and educational standards. Develop the HSP extracurricular programming to link the larger Greek, Greek-American and Yale faculty and student communities in the New Haven and northeast areas.

Applicants must have a completed PhD in the humanities or social sciences, possess thorough knowledge of post-classical Hellenic studies, preferably addressing Greece and its regional, international and Hellenic Studies-related themes, have university level teaching experience, proficiency in Modern Greek, and excellent English oral and written communication skills. Ability to interact effectively with faculty, students, staff and public officials on a wide range of issues. Fluency in Modern Greek and program leadership and administrative experience is preferred.

Salary commensurate with experience and background. Yale University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer; applications from women and minorities are encouraged.

Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2012, and continue until the position is filled. Please submit an application letter, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching excellence (e.g. student evaluations, statement of teaching philosophy), and three letters of recommendation via web upload at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/2037 . Submissions by regular mail are possible. For address or other information contact whitney.doel@yale.edu  


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Further Info:
http://www.yale.edu/macmillan/hsp/
 
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