University of Chicago, Institute for the Study of Ancient Cultures / Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations
Assistant Professor, Egyptian Archaeology
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|Location:||Illinois, United States|
The Institute for the Study of Ancient Cultures and the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations of the University of Chicago invite applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Egyptian Archaeology. The appointment would commence on July 1, 2024, or as soon as possible thereafter. We welcome applications from specialists in the archaeology of Egypt or Sudan, preferably with expertise in the pharaonic periods. Any methodological or theoretical specialty within this broad geographic and chronological ambit will be considered.
The successful applicant must have completed all requirements for receipt of a PhD in a relevant field by the position start date and will be expected to teach courses in Egyptian archaeology and history as well as in the University’s undergraduate Core Curriculum, to supervise B.A. and M.A. theses and Ph.D. dissertations, and to carry out independent research and publication. Participation in an active field project as director or senior staff member, or otherwise having the ability to provide students with field research opportunities, will be an asset.
To apply for this position, candidates must submit their application through the University of Chicago’s Academic Recruitment site at apply.interfolio.com/129514. Applicants must provide a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching statement, and a list of three (3) referees (including email addresses) from whom letters of recommendation may be solicited. Only complete applications can be considered. Additional materials may be solicited from shortlisted candidates. Applications must be received by 11pm Central Time, Monday, October 9, 2023.
Inquiries should be sent via email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject heading “Egyptian archaeology search.” This position is contingent on final budgetary approval.
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|Secondary Categories:||African History / Studies
Art / Art History
Middle East History / Studies