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  • cejo@uchicago.edu
    Message 1 of 1 , Mar 29, 2006
      >Oriental Institute Job Posting
      >Demotic Dictionary Research Associate
      >The Oriental Institute
      >University of Chicago
      >Chicago, Illinois
      >The Chicago Demotic Dictionary Project (CDD) of the Oriental
      >Institute of the University of Chicago is searching for a scholar to
      >assist with the completion of this dictionary project. The successful
      >candidate must have a Ph.D., extensive background in Demotic (as well
      >as knowledge of other stages of Egyptian; knowledge of Greek or
      >Aramaic useful), an interest in lexicography, and a commitment to
      >precision and respect for details; wide bibliographic knowledge would
      >also be useful. Duties will include proofreading, checking, and
      >editing draft manuscript of the CDD, preparation of scans and
      >facsimiles of lexical items included in the manuscript, and informed
      >addition of material and references to the manuscript. This person
      >will also supervise student employees and volunteers working on the
      >CDD. The initial appointment, as Research Associate, will be for one
      >year, beginning July 1, 2006. The job may be renewable annually for
      >up to a maximum of five (5) years.
      >Applications should include CV, names of 2-3 referees, and a
      >statement of qualifications and experience. Apply online at
      >uchicago.edu or send via e-mail to Janet H. Johnson:
      >For consideration, applications must be received by May 1, 2006.
      >The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
      >Oriental Institute Job Posting
      >Post Doctoral Fellow
      >The Oriental Institute
      >University of Chicago
      >Chicago, Illinois
      >The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago invites
      >applications for the Oriental Institute Post-Doctoral Fellowship
      >program for the 2006-2007 academic year. This is a twelve month,
      >non-renewable fellowship. The Post-Doctoral Fellow will organize and
      >conduct a one-to-two day conference at the Oriental Institute on key
      >comparatively-oriented theoretical or methodological issues in the
      >field of ancient studies (archaeological, text-based, and/or art
      >historical avenues of research). We encourage cross disciplinary
      >proposals that deal with the ancient Near East (including Egypt) or
      >that compare the Near East with other cultural areas. The conference
      >will take place in mid-February 2007. After the conference, the
      >Fellow will assemble and edit the proceedings for publication by the
      >Oriental Institute. The Fellow is also encouraged to pursue his or
      >her own research while in residence and to interact with the Oriental
      >Institute community. Salary for this position is $40,000 plus
      >Qualifications: Ph.D. in a discipline relating to ancient studies
      >must be complete at the time of application. Applicants should send:
      >a) 5-page proposal outlining nature and structure of the conference
      >(including names and paper topics of five to eight key participants
      >who have agreed to make presentations, should the conference be
      >b) curriculum vitae
      >c) 3 letters of reference (these may be sent under separate cover).
      >Electronic submissions are welcome.
      >Deadline for completed applications is April 30, 2006. Start date is
      >September 1, 2006.
      >Please send applications to: Oriental Institute Post-Doctoral Fellowship, attn.
      >Olivia Boyd, Oriental Institute, University of Chicago, 1155 East
      >58th St., Chicago, IL 60637. e-mail: oeboyd@...
      >John C. Sanders, Head
      >Oriental Institute Computer Laboratory
      >1155 East 58th Street
      >Chicago, IL 60637
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