Lecturer in Egyptian Archaeology/Egyptology

University College London - UCL Institute of Archaeology

The appointment will be on UCL Grade 7. The salary range will be £37,936 - £41,163 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

The UCL Institute of Archaeology is recognised as one of the leading academic departments of Archaeology not just in the UK but globally. The Institute is the largest department in its field in the UK, with the largest graduate research community, and the broadest range of coverage, of any UK department, and offers a uniquely stimulating environment for the study of archaeology and related areas of cultural heritage. We are seeking to appoint a full time Lecturer (from 1 September 2017) to work with existing colleagues in developing research and teaching in Egyptian Archaeology/Egyptology. The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute more generally to teaching at the institute. The UCL Institute of Archaeology offers highly successful courses in Egyptian Archaeology at both undergraduate and Masters level. The person appointed will be expected to teach at both undergraduate and Masters level and to supervise PhD students. They will also be expected to contribute lectures on subjects relating to Egypt and Sudan on other UCL Institute of Archaeology courses, and to undertake administrative activities.

The successful candidate will have an outstanding research record for their career stage, and a proven track-record of publications in the material culture and/or archaeology of Egypt, focusing on one or more periods between mid-third and first millennia BC. The successful candidate will bring an innovative approach to the challenges in conducting ethical and sustainable fieldwork in Egypt and/or Sudan, building on personal experience of participation in excavation in Egypt and/or Sudan. They will also have professional competence in ancient Egyptian lnaguage, including the ability to teach language to advanced undergraduate level. Knowledge of the Arab world, including history, language and contemporary culture is essential. It would be desirable for the candidate to have fluency in spoken and written Modern Standard Arabic to the level of formal correspondence with colleagues in the universities and Antiquities Ministries of Egypt and Sudan.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Stephen Quirke  ( s.quirke@ucl.ac.uk ). Please contact Louisa Goldsmith ( l.goldsmith@ucl.ac.uk ) with any queries regarding the application process.

Interview Date: To be confirmed

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