Malcolm H. Wiener Laboratory Research Associate Appointments




Deadline: January 15, 2019

Purpose: To conduct short-term focused research at the Malcolm H. Wiener Laboratory for Archaeological Science of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens as part of a program of research that addresses substantive problems pertaining to the ancient Greek world and adjacent areas through the application of interdisciplinary methods in the archaeological sciences. Laboratory facilities are especially well equipped to support the study of human skeletal biology, archaeobiological remains (faunal and botanical), environmental studies, and geoarchaeology (particularly studies in human-landscape interactions and the study of site formation processes). Research projects utilizing other archaeological scientific approaches are also eligible for consideration, depending on the strength of the questions asked and the suitability of the plan for access to other equipment or resources available elsewhere in Greece.

Qualifications: Individuals actively enrolled in a graduate program and individuals with a Masters or Doctorate in a relevant discipline. Applicants are welcome from any college or university worldwide. Independent scholars are also welcome to apply.

Term: Variable up to nine (9) months with the next term beginning early September 2019. It is expected that the applicant will maintain a physical presence at the Wiener Laboratory during the tenure of the appointment.

Compensation: Stipend up to $7000. School fees included.

Application: Link to Research Associate application instructions at:

  1. Cover sheet naming the applicant, current research interests, and title and brief summary of the proposed research project
  2. Project Description (max. 2 pages, double-spaced) including: objectives and expected significance, background and relation to present state of knowledge, research description, and timeframe
  3. Results of prior Wiener Laboratory Research

4-7. References cited; Budget; Facilities, equipment, and other resources; Permits

  1. Curriculum vitae following requested format. (No transcripts are required.)
  2. One letter of reference from a scholar in the field
  3. Expected contributions to and impact on the Wiener Laboratory and the ASCSA community


For information contact Dr. Panagiotis Karkanas (Lab Director) at [email protected]

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The award will be announced by March 15.