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Position Announcement: Assistant Professor at Brown University

Assistant Professor of Roman Art, Archaeology, and Architecture

Brown University, Providence, RI

Brown University’s Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World and Department of History of Art and Architecture invite applications for an assistant professor in the fields of Roman archaeology, art, and architecture, whose research focuses on any region of the Mediterranean and/or Near East. We seek exceptional junior scholars who augment or complement the present strengths and diversity of our communities at Brown University, and who enhance our commitment to inclusive education and research.

Applications are welcome from candidates who have demonstrated a capacity for innovative research and cross-disciplinary thinking in the fields of Roman archaeology, art, and architecture. Candidates must have an outstanding record of scholarly achievement, as well as a proven record of publication, outreach, and service commensurate with their career stage. Excellence in, and commitment to, undergraduate and graduate teaching are essential. We particularly value active involvement and leading roles in ongoing fieldwork projects.

All candidates should submit a letter of application and curriculum vitae by October 10, 2017.  Applicants should provide the names of three referees with up-to-date contact information (including email, if possible); referees will be contacted directly by the Search Committee. The Search Committee may also contact candidates to request additional materials, such as course descriptions or writing samples. Applications received by October 10, 2017 will receive full consideration, but the search will remain open until the position is closed or filled.

Please submit application materials online at apply.interfolio.com/42728.  There is no need to provide hard copies of application materials for those that have already been submitted electronically.

For further information:

Professor Sheila Bonde Professor Peter van Dommelen
Co-Chair, Search Committee Co-Chair, Search Committee
Chair, Department of History of Art & Architecture Director, Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology
Brown University Brown University
Box 1855 Box 1837 / 60 George Street
Providence, RI 02912 Providence, RI  02912
Sheila_Bonde@brown.edu Joukowsky_Institute@brown.edu

Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

Position Announcement: Visiting Assistant Professor of Roman Archaeology and Assistant Editor of JRA-Deadline April 10, 2017

Visiting Assistant Professor of Roman Archaeology and Assistant Editor of JRA

Brown University and Journal of Roman Archaeology, Providence, RI

The Journal of Roman Archaeology and the Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World at Brown University invite applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor of Roman Archaeology who will serve at the same time as the Assistant Editor of JRA.  This full-time position will be shared equally between Brown University and JRA.

Candidates must have previous editorial experience as well as being engaged in a promising and developing research program. We are interested in individuals whose work focuses on any aspect of or period in Roman archaeology, and who have relevant fieldwork experience. Excellence in undergraduate and graduate-level teaching is essential.  The successful candidate will be expected to teach half time — i.e., one course per semester. In the newly created position of Assistant Editor, the successful candidate will also be responsible for assigning and editing all JRA book reviews and managing routine correspondence with authors. This will be a two-year position ideally beginning on July 1, 2017 and subject to renewal; the Ph.D. must be in hand by that date.

Exceptional junior scholars who augment or complement the present strengths and diversity of the Joukowsky Institute community, and who enhance our commitment to inclusive education and research, are particularly encouraged to apply.  We seek candidates who have demonstrated a capacity for innovative research. The successful candidate will also be expected to take a full part in the academic life and to contribute to the ongoing activities of the Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology.

As the newly appointed Assistant Editor, the successful candidate will also have the opportunity to help shape the future direction of the Journal of Roman Archaeology at a key moment of strength ­- in its 30th year of publication. A good reading knowledge of French, German, Italian, and Spanish is strongly preferred, as well as a track record of high-quality writing.

All candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, short descriptions (150-300 words) of 3-4 proposed courses, and contact information for three references by April 10, 2017. Applications received by April 10, 2017 will receive full consideration, but the search will remain open until the position is closed or filled.

Please submit application materials online at apply.interfolio.com/41106.  There is no need to provide hard copies of application materials for those that have already been submitted electronically.

For further information:
Professor Peter van Dommelen
Chair, Search Committee
Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World
Brown University
Box 1837 / 60 George Street
Providence, RI 02912
Joukowsky_Institute@brown.edu

John Humphrey
General Editor and Publisher
Journal of Roman Archaeology
95 Peleg Road, Portsmouth, RI 02871
jra@journalofromanarch.com

Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

Job Vacancy: Teaching Fellow in Comparative Mediterranean Prehistory (University College London)-Deadline September 8, 2016

The UCL Institute of Archaeology currently has a vacancy for a Teaching Fellow in Comparative Mediterranean Prehistory (Ref.:1567589). The deadline for applications is 8 September 2016.

A full-time Teaching Fellow is sought to contribute to teaching in comparative Mediterranean prehistory, with demonstrated expertise in Aegean and Central or West Mediterranean prehistory.

The post-holder will teach at all levels, from undergraduate and postgraduate to research degree level in their own area of expertise and will continue to the teaching at all levels beyond their own area of expertise, especially as part of the MA in Mediterranean Archaeology.

The post-holder will take an active role in the development and recruitment for the MA in Mediterranean Archaeology, and will contribute to administrative duties related to teaching and the running of the Institute.

The post is available for 5 years in the first instance.

 

See http://www.ucl.ac.uk/archaeology/calendar/articles/2015-16-news/20160824

for further details

Position Announcement: Postdoctoral Fellowship in Archaeology, Brown University (Deadline April 10, 2016)

The Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World at Brown University invites applications from exceptional junior scholars who augment or complement the present strengths and diversity of the Joukowsky Institute community, and who enhance our commitment to inclusive education and outreach.

We seek candidates who have demonstrated a capacity for innovative research and cross-disciplinary thinking.  We are particularly, though not exclusively, interested in individuals whose work focuses in one or more of these five spheres: 1) archaeological perspectives on diversity and inclusion; 2) environmental studies; 3) public archaeology; 4) digital archaeology; 5) Late Antiquity.

In addition to pursuing their research, successful candidates will be expected to teach half time – i.e., one course per semester.  Teaching may be at both the undergraduate and graduate levels; interdisciplinary offerings are desirable.  Applicants must have received their Ph.D. from an institution other than Brown within the last five years.  Successful candidates will be expected to make substantive contributions to the ongoing development of the Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World, such as the organization of reading or working groups, a topical symposium, or another project intended to foster a stimulating intellectual environment in which to pursue research and to develop new interdisciplinary connections.  This will be a one-year position, with the possibility of a one-year renewal, beginning on July 1, 2016.

All candidates should submit a letter of application, short descriptions of 3-4 proposed courses, and curriculum vitae by April 10, 2016. Applicants should arrange for three letters of reference be submitted via Interfolio by the application deadline.  Applications received by April 10, 2016 will receive full consideration, but the search will remain open until the position is closed or filled.

Please submit application materials online at apply.interfolio.com/34219.  There is no need to provide hard copies of application materials for those that have already been submitted electronically.

For further information:
Professor Peter van Dommelen
Chair, Search Committee
Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World
Brown University
Box 1837 / 60 George Street
Providence, RI 02912
Joukowsky_Institute@brown.edu

 

Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

Position Announcement: Religions and Societies in the Mediterranean World Postdoctoral Fellowships (Deadline 3/15/16)

The Research Centre “Religions and Societies in the Mediterranean World” (RESMED), a laboratory of excellence affiliated to Sorbonne University (Paris) offers five (5) one-year RESMED postdoctoral fellowships, starting July 2016. Deadline for applications: 15 March 2016.

Eligibility

The project will have clearly to fit in the scientific program of the Labex RESMED, according to one of ten profiles proposed.

Candidates will have defended their doctorates in France or abroad less than 5 years ago, or less than 10 years if they can justify research experience in other academic institutions. Candidates holding a PhD from our founding institutions are not allowed to apply (Universities of Paris-Sorbonne, Panthéon- Sorbonne, Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes).

Application documents
Application form to download
Application letter
Curriculum vitae
Postdoctoral project description (up to 5 pages) Two recommendation letters Electronic copy of the thesis if it not published at the time of application A significant paper in electronic format

The application may be submitted in French or English.

Submission

The application will be sent in pdf format before March 15, 2016 at midnight (Paris) to the Director (mailto:beatrice.caseau@college-de-france.fr)
and the Secretaries of the Labex RESMED (mailto:julie.masquelier-loorius@labex-resmed.fr and mailto:stavros.lazaris@labex-resmed.fr).
Decisions will be taken at the end of May 2016.

Starting date of the contract
1st July 2016

Net salary
About 2000 €/month

A final report has to be provided at the end of the contract.

To see the profiles
http://www.labex-resmed.fr/ouverture-de-5-contrats?lang=en

Scientific program of labex RESMED:
http://www.labex-resmed.fr/programmes-thematiques?lang=en