Position Announcement: Professor of Ancient Western Asian Archaeology and History

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The Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, New York University, seeks to make an appointment (rank open) in the area of Late Bronze Age and Early Iron Age Western Asian (Anatolia, Levant) Archaeology and History. The successful candidate will have demonstrated distinction in a broad range of interests across the Eastern Mediterranean world and a commitment to the study of cultural connections across geographical and chronological lines. We seek individuals who will be stimulated by working closely with colleagues in other disciplines, approaches, periods, or geographical areas and who are committed to helping develop the intellectual life of such a community. Applicants with a history of interdisciplinary exchange are particularly welcome. The Institute’s graduate program emphasizes individual supervision and research seminars. The faculty is involved in choosing a group of visiting researchers each year.

Applications (letter, curriculum vitae, and list of referees) should be made through the NYU online system at www.nyuopsearch.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=50576. Review of candidates will begin on November 1st, 2010. For questions, please email Ms. Kathryn Lawson at kathryn.lawson@nyu.edu. New York University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.