Professorship in Mediterraneanarchaeology with a focus on Greek and Roman archaeology
University of Zurich
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Department of Archaeology

Professorship in Mediterraneanarchaeology with a focus on Greek and Roman archaeology

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The University of Zurich invites applications for a professorship in Mediterranean

archaeology with a focus on Greek and Roman archaeology.

The position should be filled by 1 February 2023.

The future holder of the position is expected to represent the field of Mediterranean

archaeology with a focus on Greek and Roman archaeology in research and

teaching across the board. They should have built an outstanding, internationally

visible reputation in cultural analysis of the ancient Mediterranean world.

Knowledge and expertise in field research (excavations, surveys) and visual

studies (Bildwissenschaften) is expected, in particular with regard to digital

methods and techniques (spatial archaeology). The University of Zurich offers

manifold possibilities of cooperation in imaging techniques, Big Data science and

various forms of participatory research.

In addition, candidates are expected to share responsibility for the various

archaeological study programs and to participate in interdisciplinary programs in

ancient studies (Altertumswissenschaften) and the ZAZH Zurich Center for the

Study of the Ancient World. Moreover, the Archaeological Collection (museum) is

affiliated to the professorship, for which significant impulses are expected in terms

of its development and research transfer. Furthermore, participation in disciplinary

and interdisciplinary cooperation structures in the national and international context

as well as in committees of the University's self-administration are part of the


A completed habilitation or comparable excellent scientific achievements and

publications in the relevant field are required at the time of application. The

language of instruction may be English. Non-German speaking candidates are

expected to acquire a working knowledge of German within the first three years

of their appointment. In addition, international networking and relevant experience

in interdisciplinary research and teaching contexts are expected. Furthermore,

didactic aptitude and experience in administration and personnel management

are required. The University of Zurich aims to increase diversity and encourages

applications accordingly.

For further information please contact Prof. Philipp Theisohn. Applications are to be submitted online by 1 October 2021.

Details on the application procedure are available .

For further information please contact

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