Assistant Professor in Ancient Near Eastern History

Deadline: 
Saturday, September 1, 2012

Location

Oriental Institute
1155 East 58th Street
60637 Chicago, IL
United States
41° 47' 21.1848" N, 87° 35' 52.1304" W

The Oriental Institute and the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations of the University of Chicago invite applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor in Ancient Near Eastern History with a starting date in Fall of 2013.

Applicants must have the Ph.D. in hand before the appointment begins. The candidate should be a scholar of the pre-Islamic Near East who has synthetic research interests that address problems in ancient history. Demonstrated expertise in Aramaic language and texts is highly desirable.

Scholars whose research concerns the first millennium BC and the early first millennium CE, and whose expertise is with Aramaic texts from that interval (including, but not limited to, Imperial Aramaic, Palestinian Aramaic, Palmyrene, Hatran, Syriac) are encouraged to apply.

Applicants must upload a CV and cover letter and select three (3) referees to provide letters of recommendation to the University of Chicago's Academic Career Opportunities Website at http://tinyurl.com/brpoq9w

Job posting number: 01256

Review of applications will begin after September 1, 2012.

Inquiries can be directed to oi-administration@uchicago.edu with the
subject heading "Ancient History Search."

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer.

Institution or Company offering position: 
Oriental Institute and the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations of the University of Chicago
Contact Name: 
Foy Scalf
Telephone: 
1-773-702-9537