Assistant Professor in Ancient Near Eastern History and Archaeology, Bilkent

Full Time Faculty Position (Assistant Professor) in Ancient Near Eastern History and Archaeology – Department of Archaeology, Bilkent University

The Department of Archaeology at Bilkent University invites faculty applications at the rank of Assistant Professor in the field of Ancient Near Eastern Languages, ANE History, and/or ANE Archaeology. Applicants should hold a PhD in related fields, and should be pursuing research focusing on Anatolia and its neighboring regions, evidenced by publications. Expertise in Hittite language and literature is an asset.
Salary is commensurate with qualifications.

Bilkent University, established in Ankara in 1984, is a private foundation university of international repute, ranked highly in distinguished educational journals like Times Higher Education. English is the language of instruction. The compensation package includes benefits like health insurance and furnished housing on campus.

Informal inquiries can be forwarded to Acting Chair Dr. Thomas Zimmermann ( or Dr. Charles Gates (

Application deadline is March 15, 2017. Applicants should send a Cover letter, CV, names and adresses of three references, plus a research and teaching statement through the following link:

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