JOB: Director of the Center for Ancient Middle Eastern Landscapes (CAMEL) (OI, Chicago)
The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago invites applications for a position to lead the Center for Ancient Middle Eastern Landscapes (CAMEL), a leading research and training program that seeks to understand the ancient cultures of this region through a longitudinal study of its landscapes. This is accomplished via the systematic collection of contemporary and historical spatial data, the development of new methodologies for analyzing the data and facilitation of other researchers’ field projects in the utilization of these technologies, methods, and data sets.
Applicants must have expertise and field experience directing archaeological surface surveys and landscape archaeology projects in the Near East/Egypt. In addition, applicants must have expertise in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), and should have expertise in one or more of the following areas: geomorphology, remote sensing, geography, or quantitative modeling of settlement systems. Experience in grant writing is highly desirable. The successful applicant is expected to teach up to two courses per year on survey and other aspects of landscape archaeology. A Ph.D. is required.
To apply for this position, please apply online at the University of Chicago’s job posting website at http://jobs.uchicago.edu
Job posting number: 093275
Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2013
Inquiries can be directed to oi-administration@... with the subject heading “CAMEL Director Search.”
The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer
(Posted by Foy Scalf, scalffd@..., Head of Research Archives)