Stanford University, Stanford Global Studies

Position ID:Stanford-Stanford Global Studies-MUSLIMSOC [#14164]
Position Title: Muslim Societies
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Stanford, California 94305, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Anthropology
Political Science
Appl Deadline:2019/10/25 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2019/08/01, finished 2020/04/26)
Position Description:    

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Assistant-Level Faculty Position in the Social Sciences with a focus on Muslim Societies

Stanford University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor faculty position focused on the culture, economics or politics of Muslim societies. We especially welcome applications from scholars who are studying Muslim societies in Iran and Central Asia, as well as South, Southeast and East Asia.

The successful applicant for this position will be appointed in one of the following departments within the School of Humanities and Sciences: Anthropology, Communication, Economics, Political Science, or Sociology. The successful applicant will have teaching and advising responsibilities in their home department and will also be expected to contribute to the Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies’ curricular and outreach efforts.  
Applicants should provide a cover letter including a brief statement of research interests, a curriculum vitae including list of publications, and one recent writing sample. Applicants should arrange to have three letters of reference submitted to For full consideration, materials should be received by October 25, 2019. Please use the following link to apply:

For Anthropology applicants only: Anthropology will contact candidates at a later date to request that three confidential letters of recommendation be submitted to

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford welcomes applications from all who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
(650) 736-8169
Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies
Encina Commons, 124D
615 Crothers Way
Stanford, CA 94305