Announcements from Related Orgs

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The Ludo & Rosane Rocher Foundation, devoted to American scholarship on Classical Indology, is pleased to announce the launching of three programs: 

  1. a new Indological book series;
  2. a subvention program for first books;
  3. a postdoctoral fellowship for recent PhDs.

All programs are described in detail on the Foundation’s website. Posted here May 6, 2022.

The Department of Semitic and Egyptian Languages and Literatures at The Catholic University of America seeks to fill an Assistant Professor position in Christian Near Eastern Languages, to begin in Fall 2022. The Department has a particular interest in candidates with strong skills in Classical Arabic, who also work extensively in Christian Arabic. Ideally, the candidate will also be able to teach at least one other Christian Near Eastern language, such as Armenian, Coptic, Ethiopic, Georgian, and/or Syriac. Candidates should possess a strong commitment to scholarly research, teaching, and engaging with graduate students in research. See the university posting for more information. Posted here February 12, 2022.

Tenure-track appointment, Assistant Professor of Egyptology, Department of Egyptology and Assyriology, Brown University. The successful candidate will be expected to produce original scholarship on ancient Egyptian texts with specialization in any area, genre, or language phase, and will be responsible for teaching and advising at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Preference will be given to candidates who have proven ability to teach Middle Egyptian plus at least one other phase of the language; experience or potential as a dynamic teacher in other areas, such as ancient Egyptian history, literature, religion, or science; innovative ideas for attracting students and building the undergraduate program. Doctorate or equivalent degree in Egyptology is required. Review of applications begins September 17, 2021, and will continue until the search is concluded. Start date is July 1, 2022. Posted here July 1, 2021.