Overview

The Department of Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology at Bryn Mawr College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track, beginning Assistant Professor position to begin August 1, 2018 in the archaeology of the eastern Mediterranean and the Near East, from the Neolithic to the end of the Iron Age (c. 11000 – 300 BCE). Within this broad area, we seek candidates who engage in a promising and developing research program and teach courses centered on the material culture of the Mediterranean and the Near East, such as the archaeology of Mesopotamia and Egypt, as well as the interaction between these various regions. Teaching in these areas will extend from undergraduate to graduate, including supporting interdisciplinary undergraduate programs in the college, participating in the Graduate Group in the Humanities, and advising students on the undergraduate and graduate levels. It is desirable, but not necessary, that the candidate be involved in an active fieldwork program in the eastern Mediterranean and the Near East. This can encompass excavation and/or archaeobotanical, archaeozoological, or bioarchaeological research. Candidates must have completed all Ph.D. requirements by the start date.

To apply for this position, candidates must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy and research statement and a writing sample by November 1, 2017 to the Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology Department Search Committee via Interfolio ByCommittee at: https://apply.interfolio.com/42993. In addition, arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted via Interfolio to the Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology Department Search Committee. Applications received by November 1, 2017 will receive full consideration.

Located in metropolitan Philadelphia, Bryn Mawr College is a distinguished liberal arts college for women and has strong consortial relationships with Haverford College, Swarthmore College, and the University of Pennsylvania. Bryn Mawr has a student body of 1,300 undergraduates, as well as 350 graduate students in coeducational graduate programs in social work, humanities and science. We are a diverse and international community of faculty, students and staff who share an intense commitment to intellectual inquiry and a desire to make meaningful contributions to the world. The College supports faculty excellence in both research and teaching and is committed to social justice and inclusion in the classroom and in the community at large. Bryn Mawr College is an equal-opportunity employer; candidates from underrepresented groups and women are especially encouraged to apply.