The Oriental Institute and the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations of the University of Chicago
Assistant Professor in Ancient Near Eastern History

 

The Oriental Institute and the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations of the University of Chicago invite applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor in Ancient Near Eastern History with a starting date in Fall of 2013.

 

Applicants must have the Ph.D. in hand before the appointment begins. The candidate should be a scholar of the pre-Islamic Near East who has synthetic research interests that address problems in ancient history. Demonstrated expertise in Aramaic language and texts is highly desirable.

 

Scholars whose research concerns the first millennium BC and the early first millennium CE, and whose expertise is with Aramaic texts from that interval (including, but not limited to, Imperial Aramaic, Palestinian Aramaic, Palmyrene, Hatran, Syriac) are encouraged to apply.

 

Applicants must upload a CV and cover letter and select three (3) referees to provide letters of recommendation to the University of Chicago's Academic Career Opportunities Website at:
http://tinyurl.com/brpoq9w

 

Job posting number: 01256

 

Review of applications will begin after September 1, 2012.

 

Inquiries can be directed to oi-administration@uchicago.edu with the subject heading "Ancient History Search."

 

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer