Tenure-track Assistant Professor: Hebrew Bible and Ancient Near East

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University of Texas at Austin

The Department of Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Texas at Austin and the Huehnergard Family Program in Ancient Near Eastern Studies invite applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor in the field of Hebrew Bible and Ancient Near East. The position will begin in Fall of academic year 2022-23. Duties will include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, mentoring doctoral students and directing graduate research, maintaining a strong record of research and publication, and engaging in service to the Department, the University, and the profession. We are interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching, research, and service.


The successful applicant must hold a Ph.D., conferred no later than August 18, 2022. Successful applicants must demonstrate promise in scholarly research and publication, as well as excellence in teaching. Specialization for this position is open, but preference will be given to applicants with expertise complementing existing Department strengths, such as history of reception, Law, and Semitic Linguistics, among others. Applicants must have expertise in some aspect of ancient Near Eastern languages, cultures, and civilizations.

Application Instructions

Review of applications will begin October 15, 2021, and continue until the position is filled. Please upload via Interfolio a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, sample of research (no more than 30 pages), teaching dossier (e.g., descriptions of 2-3 proposed courses, teaching evaluations, if available), and names of three references; there is no need to submit recommendation letters at this time.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. Position funding is subject to budget availability. The University of Texas at Austin is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

For further information contact:

Dr. Bruce Wells, search committee chair, bruce.wells@austin.utexas.edu

To apply, visit https://faculty.utexas. edu/career/80334

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