Post-Doctoral Associate in the Division of Arts & Humanities – Dhakira

New York University

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 for instructions and information on how to apply. If you have any questions, please email:

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