Help Protect Sudan’s Heritage

Sudan is in crisis and help is needed to safeguard cultural heritage throughout Sudan.  AmSARC is accepting donations to aid this cause.  Funds raised will contribute directly to assist sites and projects with these concerns.  Thank you for your help.

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If you prefer to send a check, they can be sent to AmSARC Treasurer: Michele Buzon, AmSARC, Department of Anthropology, Stone Hall 219, Purdue University,West Lafayette IN 47907.

Congratulations to Gretchen Emma Zoeller who has been awarded the AmSARC Grad/Postdoc Research Fellowship for her project, “Bioarchaeological Indicators of Identity and Mobility at Nuri, Sudan.”

Look for an upcoming webinar on her research fieldwork when our virtual lectures resume.

Faculty position advertisement at AmSARC Institutional Member UChicago ISAC

Position Description
The Institute for the Study of Ancient Cultures ( and the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations of the University of Chicago invite applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Egyptian Archaeology. The appointment would commence on July 1, 2024, or as soon as possible thereafter. We welcome applications from specialists in the archaeology of Egypt or Sudan, preferably with expertise in the pharaonic periods. Any methodological or theoretical specialty within this broad geographic and chronological ambit will be considered.
The successful applicant must have completed all requirements for receipt of a PhD in a relevant field by the position start date and will be expected to teach courses in Egyptian archaeology and history as well as in the University’s undergraduate Core Curriculum, to supervise B.A. and M.A. theses and Ph.D. dissertations, and to carry out independent research and publication. Participation in an active field project as director or senior staff member, or otherwise having the ability to provide students with field research opportunities, will be an asset.
Application Instructions
To apply for this position, candidates must submit their application through the University of Chicago’s Academic Recruitment site at
Applicants must provide a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching statement, and a list of three (3) referees (including email addresses) from whom letters of recommendation may be solicited. Only complete applications can be considered. Additional materials may be solicited from shortlisted candidates.
Applications must be received by 11pm Central Time, Monday, October 9, 2023.
Inquiries should be sent via email to with the subject heading “Egyptian archaeology search.” This position is contingent on final budgetary approval.
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All University departments and institutes are charged with building a faculty from a diversity of backgrounds and with diverse viewpoints; with cultivating an inclusive community that values freedom of expression; and with welcoming and supporting all their members. We seek a diverse pool of applicants who wish to join an academic community that places the highest value on rigorous inquiry and encourages diverse perspectives, experiences, groups of individuals, and ideas to inform and stimulate intellectual challenge, engagement, and exchange. The University’s Statements on Diversity are at The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University’s Notice of Nondiscrimination (
Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-834-3988 or email with their request.

At this time, we are postponing our AmSARC virtual lectures in support of the current struggles for our Sudanese colleagues. We stand in solidarity with them and wish for peace.

We will post the rescheduled lecture dates when we are able.

AmSARC is the American Sudanese Archaeological Research Center, an independent not-for-profit founded in 2017. Our mission is to encourage American and Sudanese archeological research and collaboration in Sudan and provide the network and support for success. The center facilitates research and nurtures scholarly ties between institutions and individuals in both countries as well as conducting its own archaeological research in Sudan. AmSARC also organizes outreach on public archaeology throughout the two countries. AmSARC was incorporated as a non-profit corporation in California and has secured 501(c)3 status.

Services provided:

    • Consultations to establish and manage projects in Sudan.
    • Recommendations of professionals and specialists for archaeological mission teams.
    • Facilitation of transportation in Sudan.
    • Assistance with the custom regulations in Sudan and international shipment of materials.
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