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Professor in Mediterranean Archaeology at UZH, Switzerland, Oct 2022


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The University of Zurich invites applications for a professorship in Mediterraneanarchaeology with a focus on Greek and Roman archaeology.

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General Info

Position: Professor
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field:
Joining Date: 1st February 2023
Contract Period: Subject to Norms
Salary: According to standard norms

Department of Archaeology
University of Zurich, Rämistrasse, Zürich, Switzerland

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Qualification Details

A completed habilitation or comparable excellent scientific achievements andpublications in the relevant field are required at the time of application. Thelanguage of instruction may be English. Non-German speaking candidates areexpected to acquire a working knowledge of German within the first three yearsof their appointment. In addition, international networking and relevant experiencein interdisciplinary research and teaching contexts are expected. Furthermore,didactic aptitude and experience in administration and personnel managementare required. The University of Zurich aims to increase diversity and encouragesapplications accordingly.

Responsibilities/Job Description

The future holder of the position is expected to represent the field of Mediterranean archaeology with a focus on Greek and Roman archaeology in research and teaching across the board. They should have built an outstanding, internationally visible reputation in cultural analysis of the ancient Mediterranean world. Knowledge and expertise in field research (excavations, surveys) and visual studies (Bildwissenschaften) is expected, in particular with regard to digital methods and techniques (spatial archaeology). The University of Zurich offers manifold possibilities of cooperation in imaging techniques, Big Data science and various forms of participatory research.

In addition, candidates are expected to share responsibility for the various archaeological study programs and to participate in interdisciplinary programs in ancient studies (Altertumswissenschaften) and the ZAZH – Zurich Center for the Study of the Ancient World. Moreover, the Archaeological Collection (museum) is affiliated to the professorship, for which significant impulses are expected in terms of its development and research transfer. Furthermore, participation in disciplinary and interdisciplinary cooperation structures in the national and international context as well as in committees of the University's self-administration are part of the tasks.

How to Apply?

Application Method: Online Application
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Application Procedure

Applications are to be submitted online by 1 October 2021. Details on the application procedure are available here.

About the Employer: University of Zurich (UZH), Switzerland


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Contact details

For further information please contact Prof. Philipp Theisohn

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Published on: | Last Updated: Jun 14, 2022 | at nViews Career by nViews Career Team