Faculty position in Archaeology

Beirut, Lebanon

Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Faculty position in Archaeology

The Department of History and Archaeology at the American University of Beirut is seeking a junior scholar in archaeology for a tenure-track assistant professor position to begin on August 15, 2018.

The applicant will be a junior scholar specializing in a field(s), ideally with a Middle East emphasis, not currently covered by the department, including: the prehistory of the Ancient Near East/Eastern Mediterranean, Egyptology, Islamic archaeology, environmental archaeology, ethnoarchaeology, heritage studies, and numismatics. Applicants who have experience in teaching archaeological methodology and theory are particularly welcome. Applicants must have completed their PhD by August 2018.

In addition to the customary research and administration responsibilities associated with a position at AUB, candidates are expected to teach five undergraduate or graduate courses per academic year, supervise student research and MA theses as well as contributing to the fieldwork program of the department. The language of instruction is English. The initial period of appointment is four years.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and a CV to as_dean@aub.edu.lb. In addition, applicants should arrange for three referees to directly send their recommendation letters to the same email address.

All application documents should be received by November 30, 2017.

For more information on this position, please visit http://www.aub.edu.lb/fas/pages/academic-employment.aspx

The American University of Beirut is an equal opportunity employer.