The Division of Art and Humanities at New York University Abu Dhabi is inviting applicants for a Post-Doctoral Associate hire for the Dhakira–Center for Interdisciplinary Heritage Studies in the area of Research and Development of cultural heritage programs.
Dhakira is a center for applied interdisciplinary research at NYUAD and works in close cooperation with heritage communities, heritage authorities, and UNESCO. Its primary objective is to address the many regional and global challenges of the relatively young discipline of heritage studies. The center envisions providing the framework, tools, and platform for professional collaboration, and to empower civil societies to become curators of their own heritage and custodians of their cultural memory.
Applicants will work on the applied research programs in the field of maritime and underwater cultural heritage. They will work on the existing research projects in the field of maritime cultural heritage in the Gulf and on the Arabian and Historic Trade Routes. They will develop new research collaboration with local and international partners. They will implement an outreach program for the professional community in the UAE in the field of Maritime and Underwater Cultural Heritage awareness and management. They will be involved in developing the curriculum for the interdisciplinary heritage studies minor. They will co-organize the Conference 'Rethink Heritage Studies in the Arabian World'
Applicants must have a PhD in Heritage Studies. Extensive knowledge of maritime and underwater cultural heritage of the region, experimental archaeology and heritage management systems is required. A minimum of seven years of experience in project management in the field of cultural heritage research is required. Applicants with previous publications in the field are highly preferred.
The terms of employment are competitive and will include housing and travel subsidies. Applications will be accepted immediately and candidates will be considered until the position is filled. To be considered, all applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, transcript of degree, and at least one letter of recommendation, all in PDF format. Please visit our website at http://nyuad.nyu.edu/en/about/careers/faculty-positions.html for instructions and information on how to apply. If you have any questions, please email: [email protected]
NYU Abu Dhabi is a degree-granting research university with a fully integrated liberal arts and science undergraduate program in the Arts, Sciences, Social Sciences, Humanities, and Engineering. NYU Abu Dhabi, NYU New York, and NYU Shanghai, form the backbone of NYU's global network university, an interconnected network of portal campuses and academic centers across six continents that enable seamless international mobility of students and faculty in their pursuit of academic and scholarly activity. This global university represents a transformative shift in higher education, one in which the intellectual and creative endeavors of academia are shaped and examined through an international and multicultural perspective. As a major intellectual hub at the crossroads of the Arab world, NYUAD serves as a center for scholarly thought, advanced research, knowledge creation, and sharing, through its academic, research, and creative activities.
UAE Nationals are encouraged to apply.
This position is not located in the United States. You must be willing to relocate to Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
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