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Associate Professor, Archaeology of Ancient Israel

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Job No:976699
Campus Location:North Sydney
Functional Unit:National School of Arts
Work Type:Fixed term full time
  • Do you have the knowledge, passion and experience to help build our newly established Archaeology of Ancient Israel program?
  • You will teach units of study in the archaeology major and co-direct the fully funded annual dig in Israel, undertake postgraduate supervision and conduct your own research  
  • Full-Time, Fixed Term commencing early or mid 2022

Australian Catholic University (ACU) is an inclusive community which welcomes students and staff of all beliefs. ACU has over 2,500 staff supporting more than 34,000 students across nine campuses – Adelaide, Ballarat, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, North Sydney, Strathfield, Blacktown and Rome.

As valued members of our community, all staff members are expected to have an understanding of ACU's mission and values and to demonstrate an active contribution to them.

The Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor, Archaeology of Ancient Israel contributes to and supports the development of the Ancient Israel Program (AIP) at ACU through recognised expertise and experience in the Archaeology of Ancient Israel. The incumbent will provide disciplinary leadership and direction in the areas of unit design, coordination and delivery (including an annual archaeological field school), academic administration, and build research capacity in the AIP including supervision of honours and Higher Degree Research students.

More specifically the role entails:

  • Contributing to the development and delivery of engaging, high quality innovative teaching informed by reflective practice as is appropriate to the disciplines that support the AIP.
  • Conducting independent and/or team research and publish in leading outlets.
  • Maintaining a national or international high-level research profile.

You will need to have:

  • A PhD in a key area relevant to the Archaeology of Ancient Israel.
  • Track record of high-quality academic teaching in disciplines that are relevant to the Archaeology of Ancient Israel and a demonstrated commitment to furthering the study of the Archaeology of Ancient Israel.
  • Demonstrated archaeological field experience, preferably in the land of Israel.
  • A demonstrated and strong research profile in discipline areas relevant to the Archaeology of Ancient Israel; specifically, the Late Bronze – Early Iron Age.
  • Some Hebrew desirable.
  • Evidence of ability to show commitment with integrity to the Catholic Identity, Mission and ethos of the University

The University pursues an excellence agenda and offers an environment where staff are welcomed and safe, and valued through development, participation and involvement.

How to Apply:

Obtain the Position Description Download File Senior Lecturer-Assoc Professor Archaeology of Ancient Israel PD.pdf. Applicants are expected to address all selection criteria listed in the position description. To apply for this role click the "Apply" link below. Visit Hints and Tips on how to apply.

Total remuneration valued to $154,629 total rem - $167,878 total rem (pro rata) pa, including salary component $130,847-142,171 (pro rata) pa (Academic Level C) or total remuneration valued to $175,242 total rem - $192,902 total rem (pro rata) pa, including salary component $148,465-163,559 (pro rata) pa (Academic Level D), plus employer contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.

Please contact Associate Professor Gil Davis, Director, Ancient Israel Program at gil.davis@acu.edu.au prior to submitting your application.

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ACU is committed to diversity and social inclusion in its employment practices. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and people from culturally diverse groups are encouraged.


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