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|Ad Posted:||12/20/2012 to 1/31/2013|
|Institution:||W.F. ALBRIGHT INSTITUTE OF ARCHAEOLOGICAL RESEARCH|
|Position or Title:||Director|
|Start Date (estimated):||June 2014|
|E-mail Submission - Attn:||Eric M. Meyers|
|Description:||The W. F. Albright Institute of Archaeological Research (AIAR) welcomes applications for the position of Director beginning June 1, 2014. The mission of the Albright is to develop and disseminate scholarly knowledge of the literature, history, and culture of the Near East, as well as the study of the development of civilization from prehistory to the early Islamic period. The Director is the chief executive officer of the Institute, responsible for the fellows’ program, budget, management of the staff and physical plant in Jerusalem, and fundraising. The Albright Institute seeks candidates who are leaders in the fields of Near Eastern Studies and/or related fields, including archaeology, biblical studies, history, museology, and religious studies. The successful candidate must be a U.S. citizen and have administrative and grant-writing skills, and some experience in fundraising. Review of applications will begin January 2, 2013; preliminary interviews will be held in early spring; in-person interviews will be conducted at the spring meeting of the Trustees in Indianapolis April 19-21, 2013. The search committee requests a letter of application, a full CV along with the name of three references. All communications should be sent to the chair of the committee, Eric M. Meyers, electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org, or by hard copy to Box 90964, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708-0964, marked “Albright Search Committee.” Applications will be considered until the position is filled. The Albright Institute is a not-for-profit 501(c)3 organization and all candidates will be considered on the basis of their individual qualifications irrespective of religion, gender, and race. Salary and benefits are competitive and will be based on individual experience and qualifications.|