Assistant Professor in Ancient Near Eastern Studies

Institution Name 
Emory University
Position Rank 
Assistant Professor
Area of Specialty 
Generalist
Additional Desirable Specialties 
InterdisciplinaryStudies
AncientPhilosophy
ClassicalArchaeology
AncientReligion
LateAntiquity
This position is 
Approved/Definite
Application Deadline 
December 15, 2021
Is the institution willing to sponsor a candidate for a visa? 
Yes

The Department of Middle Eastern and South Asian Studies at Emory University, Atlanta, GA invites applications for the position of tenure-track Assistant Professor in Ancient Near Eastern Studies, to begin Fall 2022. Applicants must have Ph.D. in hand by August 1, 2022. Disciplinary, regional, and chronological parameters are open; a focus on material culture and excellent relevant language skills are strongly preferred. Applicants should be able to teach survey courses in Ancient Near Eastern Studies, including the department’s Introduction to Middle Eastern Civilizations, as well as more specialized courses in their area of expertise. The successful applicant will demonstrate an excellent record in scholarship and an ability to teach and mentor undergraduate and graduate students. The candidate will be expected to participate actively in the Department of Middle Eastern and South Asian Studies, its archaeology program, the Michael C. Carlos Museum, and other departments and programs involved in the study of the ancient world at Emory.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, a writing sample (an article or a book or dissertation chapter), three letters of recommendation, two sample undergraduate course syllabi, and a statement in which candidates reflect upon their experience and vision regarding the teaching and mentorship of students from diverse backgrounds. All application materials should be submitted via Interfolio. http://apply.interfolio.com/94849

We will begin reviewing applications on November 1, 2021.  Applications received within 30 days of the review start date will be given full consideration.

Emory University is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Course Load 
2-2
Placement Year 

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