Felix studied Egyptology and Archaeology at the University of Vienna and joined the Austrian Academy of Sciences in 2006, working on his PhD in the framework of the SCIEM 2000 project and graduated in 2010. In 2009, he joined the Orient Department of the German Archaeological Institute, first in Amman (Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan) from 2009 to 2011, later in Berlin (2011 to 2013). From 2013 to 2015, he was the Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago. In 2015, he received an APART-Fellowship of the Austrian Academy of Sciences and returned to Vienna. In 2016, he was awarded the START-grant of the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) for “Tracing Transformations”. Felix teaches at the Institute of Old Testament Studies and Biblical Archaeology, the Institute of Oriental Studies, and the Institute of Egyptology at the University of Vienna. He is also on the editorial board of the Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research. Within Tracing Transformations, he co-directs together with Katharina Streit and Ilan Sharon the Tel Lachish excavations and directs the sub-project “Historical Synthesis”.
Felix Höflmayer on academia.edu