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Egyptology

Recruitment Period

Open September 3rd, 2013 through October 15th, 2013

Description

The Department of Near Eastern Studies at the University of California, Berkeley seeks applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor position in Egyptology with a start date of July 1, 2014.

Applications are encouraged from scholars with broad Egyptological training and any Egyptology specialization except archaeology. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. or equivalent in Egyptology, strong background in ancient Egyptian language, promising ongoing research and teaching experience. Candidates should be prepared to teach a broad range of Egyptological topics at all levels (undergraduate and graduate), including advanced language courses, and to take an active role in the NES Department and affiliated interdisciplinary programs. PhD must be in hand by July 1, 2014.

Applicants should submit a cover letter that includes a brief research statement and summary of teaching experience; a curriculum vitae; and a representative writing sample of no more than 20 pages. Applicants should also request three to five letters of recommendation through the online application system. All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality (http://apo.chance.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html) prior to submitting their letters. Application deadline is October 15, 2013.

Questions should be directed to NES Department Manager Erik Nelson at erik_nelson@berkeley.edu.

The University is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching, research, and service. Minorities, women, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

The University is committed to addressing the family needs of faculty, including dual career couples and single parents. For information about potential relocation to Berkeley, or career needs of accompanying partners and spouses, please contact the CALcierge office at calcierge@berkeley.edu or visit calcierge.berkeley.edu.

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References

3-5 letters of reference required