Postdoctoral Fellowship on the Late Ancient Near East (200-900 AD) at Ohio State

The Departments of Classics and Near Eastern Languages and Cultures at The Ohio State University invites applications for a two-year Postdoctoral Fellowship in the area of the Late Ancient Near East (200-900 AD), to join a large interdepartmental faculty cooperating on research and teaching in this field. This Postdoctoral Fellowship is funded by the American Council of Learned Societies and the Arts and Humanities Discovery Theme at The Ohio State University.

Qualifications

The successful candidate will have a PhD in Classics, History, Religion, or Near Eastern Languages and Cultures; experience teaching in a university setting; and, preferably, experience in mentoring students in their research projects. The successful candidate will carry out research on the Late Ancient Near East; teach one course per semester for four semesters, the courses to be specified in accordance with the candidate’s area of expertise and departmental needs; and will serve as mentor for a select group of undergraduates in their development of research projects of their own. The successful candidate will deliver one formal presentation of research at the end of each year to the faculty.

Review of applications will begin on March 11.

About Columbus

The Ohio State University campus is located in Columbus, the capital city of Ohio. Columbus is the center of a rapidly growing and diverse metropolitan area with a population of over 1.5 million. The area offers a wide range of affordable housing, many cultural and recreational opportunities, excellent schools, and a strong economy based on government as well as service, transportation and technology industries. Columbus has consistently been rated as one of the Top U.S. cities for quality of life, and was selected as one of the Top 10 cities for African Americans to live, work, and play by Black Enterprise magazine.

The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.

Application date
11 Mar 2016
Duration
2 years
Country
America United States Great Lakes
Discipline
Humanities Archaeology Classical Studies History Religion & Theology
Required post-doc experience: 
between 0 and 5 years
Grants available
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