Ashoka University has established a Centre for Interdisciplinary Archaeological Research (CIAR) with the aim to create a state-of-the-art facility that brings archaeology and the sciences to deepen the study of the Indian past. It aims to do this through interdisciplinary field-based projects led by Ashoka faculty and students along with off-site laboratory work. Simultaneously, it seeks to introduce a pedagogy that draws upon both the sciences and the humanities for teaching courses on archaeology. For more details visit https://ashoka.edu.in/CIAR
The Centre for Interdisciplinary Research at Ashoka University invites applications for a full-time faculty position at the level of Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Archaeology. The Department is particularly keen to receive applications from candidates who have training and research experience in archaeological science and South Asian archaeology. The deadline for applications is 26th September 2021.
The successful candidate shall be attached to the Department of History and the Faculty of Science. The candidate will be expected to teach and carry out high-quality research as well as participate in the administration of the Centre. The candidate will be expected to start teaching and take up other duties at the commencement of the Spring semester 2022 (January 2022) and must have a PhD degree at the time of appointment.
Ashoka is a research university based near New Delhi, India. It offers internationally competitive terms and condition. The teaching load is comparable to the top universities in the world, and the University supports research in various ways. Ashoka University strongly encourages applications by women and members of other groups underrepresented in academia.