Ancient History, Ancient Languages, Archaeology – General
The Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, New York University, seeks to make an appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor (tenure-track) of a scholar with a focus in the history and archaeology of the ancient Mediterranean, with preference for emphasis on the first millennium BCE, who can blend innovative and rigorous methodological approaches to interpret texts, objects, sites, and landscapes. We are looking for someone with a broad range of interests and a commitment to the study of connections across geographical and chronological lines. We seek individuals of scholarly distinction whose work will benefit from freedom from departmental structures and who will be stimulated by working closely with colleagues in other disciplines, approaches, periods, and 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 doctoral program emphasizes research seminars and individual supervision. The faculty is involved in choosing a group of visiting researchers each year.
Applications (letter, curriculum vitae, and list of referees) should be submitted through https://apply.interfolio.com/45547. Letters of recommendation and writing samples are not required in the initial phase of the search, but may be required at a later stage.
Review of candidates will begin on November 15, 2017.
Questions should be directed to Marc LeBlanc, Assistant Director for Academic Affairs, at email@example.com or 212-992-7860.
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About Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, New York University
The Institute for the Study of the Ancient World is a center for advanced scholarly research and graduate education, which aims to encourage particularly the study of the economic, religious, political and cultural connections between ancient civilizations. It offers both doctoral and postdoctoral programs, with the aim of training a new generation of scholars who will enter the global academic co...mmunity and become intellectual leaders. In an effort to embrace a truly inclusive geographical scope while maintaining continuity and coherence, the Institute focuses on the shared and overlapping periods in the development of cultures and civilizations around the Mediterranean basin, and across central Asia to the Pacific Ocean. The approaches of anthropology, archaeology, geography, geology, history, economics, sociology, art history, and the history of science and technology are as integral to the enterprise as the study of texts, philosophy, and the analysis of artifacts.