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The American Center of Oriental Research in Amman, Jordan seeks a Director qualified to lead the Center in a new phase of growth as a broad-based research institution. Qualifications: Academic background with expertise in archaeology or related field; Ph.D. preferred; administrative experience essential. A three to five-year, renewable appointment may begin as early as January 1, 2006, and no later than June 1, 2006. Salary and benefits commensurate with experience. Applications including a CV and three letters of reference should be sent to Professor James R. Wiseman, Chairman, ACOR Search Committee, c/o Boston University, Center for Archaeological Studies, 675 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215 or via e-mail to Review of applications will begin in the month of October 2004 and will continue until the position is filled. For further information about ACOR see