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The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago invites applications for a position as Professor in Arabian Peninsula and Gulf States Archaeology. Applications from specialists in the archaeology of Arabia and the Persian Gulf region from the prehistoric to the Islamic periods are welcome. Any methodological or theoretical specialty within this broad geographic and chronological ambit will be considered. The successful applicant will already hold the rank of professor or equivalent, or will soon be eligible for promotion to that rank. The successful hire will be expected to teach courses on the history and archaeology of the Arabian Peninsula and surrounding regions as well as related thematic or methodological courses of their choice; to supervise BA and MA theses and PhD. dissertations; and to carry out cutting edge research and publications. Participation in an active field project as director or senior staff member, or otherwise having the ability to provide students with field research opportunities, will be an asset. Review of applications will begin on Monday, October 31, 2022. The appointment would commence on July 1, 2023, or as soon as possible thereafter. Posted here September 14, 2002.

The Ludo and Rosane Rocher Foundation is pleased to announce the competition for the first Ludo and Rosane Rocher Foundation (Post-doctoral) In-Residence Teaching and Research Fellowship in Classical Indology. For application forms and details of the terms, eligibility, possibility of renewaland further information, please visit the Foundation website. Applications are due no later than January 16, 2023. Results of the competition will be announced on or about April 3, 2023. Posted September 12, 2022.

The Department of History at Dartmouth College invites applications for a historian of the Early Islamic period (600–1400), to be appointed at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning July 1, 2023. We are especially interested in applicants whose research and teaching engages the Central Islamic lands (the Middle East, North Africa, Indian Ocean), and whose research includes Arabic-language sources. Qualified candidates should be able to teach courses on early Islamic history and the development of the Islamicate world in the Middle East and North Africa, as well as upper-level topics courses and specialized seminars. Qualified candidates should show promise of outstanding scholarly achievement and a commitment to classroom teaching at the undergraduate level. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in History or a closely related field, or be ABD with degree in hand by the start date. For a complete position description, see Interfolio. Review of applications will begin September 16, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. Posted here August 12, 2022.

The NYU Abu Dhabi Research Institute invites scholars who wish to contribute to the vibrant research culture of NYUAD’s Saadiyat campus to apply for a residential fellowship, starting September 2023. The Institute welcomes applications from scholars working in all areas of the Humanities related to the study of the Arab world. Both distinguished scholars with an established reputation and promising scholars who are at the beginning of their career can apply. The program awards one-year fellowships. The appointment begins on September 1, 2023; applications are due October 3, 2022. Posted here June 30, 2022.