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Boğaziçi University (TURKEY) - TT Asst. Professor of Roman Archaeology - Deadline: 1 Sept. 2017Edit

Boğaziçi University Department of History invites applications for an entry level full-time position (Assistant Professor). The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the department’s undergraduate courses on Roman Archaeology and History as well as Latin language instruction at all levels and graduate programs in Ancient History and Archaeology and in History of Art, Architecture and Visual Culture. Research focus on Roman architecture or Roman ceramics will be given preference. Applicants must have a PhD in Classical Archaeology with a minor in Classics by the time of appointment. We seek a scholar who will in addition to dedicated undergraduate and graduate level teaching and mentoring, collaborate and contribute to the department’s field-work project and affiliated research centers.

Applicants must be non-Turkish citizens with excellent command of English.

Electronic files must be received by the application deadline at Hard copies must be mailed on or before the deadline to the address below:

Search Committee for a position in Roman Archaeology: Department of History, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Boğaziçi University, Bebek, 34342, İstanbul - Turkey.

  • The deadline for applications is September 1, 2017. Hard and electronic copies of the following documents are required: Cover letter, Curriculum Vitae, research and teaching statements (not to exceed 4 single spaced pages in total), syllabus for 1 undergraduate survey course and 1 graduate level seminar course, three letters of recommendation (Referees should send their letters directly to the department, in electronic format or as hard copies), writing sample (article or a chapter). All electronic documents should be in pdf format.

Brown University (RI) - TT Asst. Professor of Roman Art, Archaeology, and Architecture - Deadline: 10 Oct. 2017Edit

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.

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.

  • Please submit application materials online at There is no need to provide hard copies of application materials for those that have already been submitted electronically. Applications received by October 10, 2017 will receive full consideration, but the search will remain open until the position is closed or filled.

Cambridge University (UK) - TT George Pitt-Rivers Professorship in Archaeological Science - Deadline: 22 Sept. 2017Edit

The Board of Electors to the George Pitt-Rivers Professorship of Archaeological Science invite applications for this Professorship from persons whose work falls within the general field of the Professorship to take up appointment on 1 October 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Candidates will have an outstanding research record of international stature in Archaeological Science, as broadly construed, and one integrated with wider issues in interpretative archaeology. Candidates will be able to demonstrate the intellectual vision, applied experience and enthusiasm to build on current strengths in maintaining a leading research presence for Cambridge in this field, while also demonstrating an appetite for new, transformative approaches to configuring the future shape of Archaeological Science within Cambridge and internationally. They will hold a PhD or equivalent postgraduate qualification.

The duties for this Professorship include cutting-edge research and teaching in Archaeological Science, broadly construed, that demonstrates both conceptual breadth and world-class specialist excellence; the ability to build and lead a team of colleagues and research students from across the Department of Archaeology and Anthropology; engagement with laboratory design and equipping; and contributions alongside other senior colleagues to the strategic advancement and leadership of Archaeology at Cambridge. The Professor will be based in Cambridge. A competitive salary will be offered.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Further information is available at: or contact the Human Resources Division, University Offices, The Old Schools, Cambridge, CB2 1TT, (email:

Informal enquiries may be made to Professor Cyprian Broodbank, Disney Professor of Archaeology (

Please quote reference JB12236 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity. The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

  • Applications, consisting of a letter of application, a statement of current and future research plans, a curriculum vitae and a publications list, along with details of three referees, should be made online no later than 22 September 2017.

Harvard University (MA) - TT Asst. Professor OR Untenured Assoc. Professor in Anthropological Archaeology (focus on Archaeological Science) - Deadline: 1 Nov. 2017Edit

The Department of Anthropology at Harvard University invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the level of Assistant Professor or untenured Associate Professor in anthropological archaeology with a focus on archaeological science, broadly defined. We seek a candidate with expertise in scientific analyses applied to anthropological problems using archaeological data. Preference will be given to candidates who are leading research projects in, and can teach methods and theoretical aspects of, any one (or more) archaeological science/archaeometry complementary to existing department strengths. (Examples of research orientation include, but are not limited to, archaeobotany, archaeological statistics, archaeometallurgy, bioarchaeology, ceramic analyses, chronometric dating techniques, environmental archaeology, forensic anthropology, geoarchaeology, geophysics, human osteoarchaeology, isotopic archaeology, molecular archaeology, zooarchaeology, etc.). Candidates are expected to be able to offer introductory as well as advanced courses to undergraduates and graduate students and to demonstrate a promise of excellence in both research and teaching.

In addition to a cover letter, applicants should provide a statement of present and future research as well as a statement of teaching interests and philosophy, and names and contact information (including e-mail addresses) of three to five references. In addition, the application should include a CV, teaching evaluations and two or three writing samples/publications.

University of Colorado (CO) - Curator of Archaeology and TT Assistant Professor in Anthropology - Deadline: 30 Sept. 2017Edit

The University of Colorado Museum of Natural History and the Department of Anthropology invite applications for a tenure-track, joint position as Curator of Archaeology and Assistant Professor. Applicants should have PhD with specialization in Archaeology, and museum experience. Strong preference for candidates with experience in Southwestern material culture research and publication, NAGPRA, collaborative research, and teaching, with strengths in contemporary archaeological and museological theory. The successful candidate will teach no more than one course per semester and be a part of the museum’s Anthropology Section, working closely with the Collections Manager and the Curator of Cultural Anthropology. Duties include establishing and executing a vital research program with extramural funding; curating archaeology collections (including a large collection of Southwest pottery); implementing NAGPRA; teaching in both units including graduate and undergraduate courses; and, advising MA and PhD students in Anthropology ( ) and Museum & Field Studies ( ). We offer a collaborative, intellectually stimulating, and supportive environment in which a new professor can thrive. Contact:

The anthropology collections at the University of Colorado Museum of Natural History include more than 1.5 million archaeological and ethnographic objects, and nearly 50,000 photographic images relevant to these collections. The geographic foci of the collections are the North American Southwest and Rocky Mountain-Plains. The anthropology collections are primarily archaeological materials resulting from the systematic work of Earl H. Morris and Joe Ben Wheat. Morris built the museum's anthropological collections from 1913–1956. Wheat served as Curator of Anthropology and Curator Emeritus from 1952–1997, and directed the Yellow Jacket field school from 1954–1991. Anna O. Shepard's research collection in ceramic technology is also part of the anthropology collection.

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