Assistant Professor, Ancient Iranian Archaeology and Art History

Published: October 3, 2022


The Department of Near Eastern Languages & Cultures at the University of California, Los Angeles, announces a search for a tenure-track position in Ancient Iranian Archaeology and Art History at the rank of Assistant Professor to be filled effective July 1, 2023. Applications are invited from junior scholars with research and teaching interests in the archaeology and art history of the ancient Iranian world, especially the first millennium BCE to the end of late antiquity. The department is particularly interested in candidates whose research and teaching in Iranian archaeology and art history are diachronic, engage broader cultural and intellectual traditions (in particular the Ancient Near East and Central Asia), and are transdisciplinary in scope. Candidates will teach (and develop) a variety of classes, including general education courses, as well as graduate seminars in ancient Iranian archaeology and art history. Candidates should be able to contribute to the work of the Pourdavoud Center for the Iranian World, and participate in the activities of the Cotsen Institute of Archaeology, at UCLA. Dedicated community engagement is also expected from the successful candidate.

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