March 29, 2017
Middle East Studies at Brown University invites applications for a Visiting Assistant/Associate Professorship in modern Iranian Studies (post 1800). The position is open to all disciplines in the humanities and the social sciences. This is a one-year position with a strong possibility of renewal for a second year. We especially welcome candidates who thrive in an interdisciplinary environment, whose work is informed by comparative and global perspectives, and who have experience teaching and supervising undergraduates. The successful candidate will teach three classes a year and is expected to actively cultivate broad interest in Iranian Studies at Brown and to contribute to the intellectual life of the university. Additional funding for programming and research expenses will be considered.
Scholars at the Assistant or Associate level are eligible to apply. Teaching experience and a record of publication and professional service are desirable. Residence in the Providence area is required for most of the duration of the appointment.
Review of applications will begin November 1, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, the following materials should be submitted prior to that date to the application portal in Interfolio (https://apply.interfolio.com/37453):
Interviews will be conducted by Skype and/or at the MESA conference. Campus visits will be conducted in early 2017.
Director, Middle East Studies
111 Thayer Street
Providence, RI 02912
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