ISAW Visiting Research Scholar Program

Institution Name 
Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, New York University
Position Rank 
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Visiting Research Scholar/Visiting Assistant Professor
Area of Specialty 
Open Field: Ancient Studies
This position is 
Application Deadline 
November 20, 2017

Each year the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, New York University, makes about 7 appointments of visiting research scholars. ISAW's scope embraces research and graduate education in the history, archaeology, and culture of the entire Old World from late prehistoric times to the eighth century CE, including Asia and Africa. Projects of a theoretical or comparative nature relevant to this domain are also welcome. Academic visitors at ISAW should be individuals of scholarly distinction or promise in any relevant field of ancient studies who will benefit from the stimulation of working in an environment with colleagues in other disciplines. Applicants with a history of interdisciplinary exchange are particularly welcome. Scholars are expected to be in residence at the Institute during the period for which they are appointed and to take part in the intellectual life of the community.

A complete application will include a letter of interest, c.v. (including publication list), a research proposal, three letters of recommendation, and a published writing sample. Applicants should have their doctorates in hand by the beginning of their period of appointment at ISAW.

For details about the categories of scholars, financial support, and the application, visit

The application deadline for 2018-19 appointments is November 20, 2017.

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Course Load 
5-course load over 2 semesters
Placement Year 

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