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Associate Professor - Egyptology - CAUT | Academic Work

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Associate Professor - Egyptology

University of Toronto

The Department of Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations in the Faculty of Arts & Science at the University of Toronto invites applications for a full-time tenure-stream position in the field of Egyptology. The appointment will be at the rank of Associate Professor, and is expected to commence on January 1, 2020.

We are seeking a scholar who will contribute to our program in Egyptology and Ancient Near Eastern Studies, with demonstrated expertise in ancient Egyptian iconography, art, religion, language, and literature.

Applicants must have earned a Ph.D. degree in Egyptology and have a demonstrated exceptional record of excellence in teaching and research commensurate with the rank of associate professor. We seek candidates whose research and teaching interests complement and strengthen our existing departmental strengths. Candidates will have an established international reputation and will be expected to sustain and lead innovative and independent research at the highest international level and to maintain an outstanding, competitive, and externally funded research program.

A demonstrated commitment to collaborative and interdisciplinary research and teaching, involving research opportunities for students, is strongly desired. Candidates must have experience teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, as this is an expectation of the position.

Evidence of excellence in research should be demonstrated by a record of sustained high impact contributions and publications in top-ranked and field-relevant journals and forthcoming publications meeting high international standards, the submitted research statement, presentations at significant conferences, distinguished awards and accolades, and other noteworthy activities that contribute to the visibility and prominence of the discipline, as well as strong endorsements from referees of high standing. Evidence of excellence in teaching will be provided through teaching accomplishments, the teaching dossier, a teaching statement, sample course syllabi and the teaching evaluations submitted as part of the application, as well as strong letters of reference.

Salary to be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

All application materials must be submitted online ( Applications should include a cover letter, a statement outlining current and future research interests together with an updated curriculum vitae, a sample of publications, and a teaching dossier which includes a teaching statement, sample course syllabi and course evaluations. If you have questions about this position, please contact

All application materials, including reference letters, must be received by August 19, 2019.

Submission guidelines can be found at: We recommend combining attached documents into one or two files in PDF/MS word format. Applicants should also ask three referees to send signed letters on official letterhead via email directly to Professor Timothy Harrison, Chair, Dept. of NMC, University of Toronto, at

For more information about the Department of Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations, please visit

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons/persons of colour, women, Indigenous/Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Please apply online here:

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