Call for Applications – Tenure-Track Position Archaeological Materials and their Conservation


University of HaifaSchool of Archaeology and Maritime CulturesCall for Applications – Tenure-Track Position Archaeological Materials and their ConservationThe School of Archaeology and Maritime Cultures (SAMC) at the University of Haifa, Israel, invites applications for a tenure-track position in archaeological materials and their conservation, starting in October 2023. The newly established SAMC comprises the Department of Archaeology, the Department of Maritime Civilizations, the Department of Conservation of Material Culture, and the Department of Archaeological Sciences (under construction).The current position is intended jointly for the departments of Conservation of Material Culture (0.5 position) and the Department of Archaeological Sciences (0.5 position).We are seeking candidates with proven academic excellence in their fields of expertise. Candidates should have a strong background in chemistry and in archaeology, and should demonstrate abilities working with a variety of archaeological materials and a variety of analytical methods. Candidates are expected to show how their research is relevant for the conservation of archaeological materials in terrestrial, coastal and underwater sites, as in the SAMC framework they are expected to conduct research in these arenas.Applicants must have an approved Ph.D. at the time of application and at least 1 year of post-doctoral research. They should demonstrate having publications in prominent refereed journals. They must demonstrate excellence and originality in research and proven experience in field and laboratory/experimental projects. The position is open to all ranks.The successful candidate will be expected to teach the equivalent of 8 hours per semester of undergraduate and graduate-level courses. The primary teaching languages are Hebrew and English. The candidate will be expected to supervise theses and carry usual non-teaching duties.Please submit a dossier: Cover letter (up to 2 pages, including an academic biography, research plans, and proposed course titles); CV and list of publications; one or two examples of articles that best represent your research approach and achievements. Application materials in PDF should be emailed to:      Mrs. Galith Agion have three reference letters sent directly to this address.Deadline for application: January 30th 2023. Interviews with shortlisted candidates are expected shortly thereafter.