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The Faculty of Arts and Sciences at the American University of Beirut is inviting applications for appointment as Mary Fox Whittlesey visiting professor in the field of archaeology specializing, in particular, in either Prehistory, Environmental Archaeology, or the archaeology of the Islamic or Ottoman Period to begin August 15, 2019. Applicants can be individuals already established in their area of specialization or ones who are at the outset of their academic careers. Applicants who have, besides their field of specialization, experience in teaching archaeological theory and methodology are encouraged to apply.

The successful candidate is expected to teach two undergraduate or graduate courses per semester. The period of the visiting appointment is for one year.

Interested applicants should send a letter of application and a CV, with the names of three references to

All application materials should be received by November 30, 2018.

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Within the framework of Lebanese Law, the American University of Beirut is an equal opportunity employer.

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