Division of Literatures, Cultures, and Languages, Stanford University

Position ID:Stanford University-DLCL-PERSIAN [#4283]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Persian Literature and Culture
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Stanford, California 94305, United States [map]
Subject Area: Persian
Appl Deadline:2014/11/15* finished (posted 2014/08/01, updated 2015/09/06, listed until 2014/11/15)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Assistant Professor of Persian Literature and Culture

The Department of Comparative Literature at Stanford University is seeking applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in Persian literature and culture, funded by an endowment gift from Bita Daryabari. Candidates should combine a research specialization with the ability to teach a broad range of courses across Persian literature. Comparative and/or theoretical approaches are welcome.

Applicants will be expected have the PhD in hand by the appointment start date of 9/1/2015 and to teach courses at both the graduate and undergraduate level. Native or near-native fluency in Persian (and English) is expected. In addition to participating in Comparative Literature within the Division of Literatures, Cultures, and Languages, the successful candidate will have significant involvement in the Hamid and Christina Moghadam Program in Iranian Studies.

All applications materials must be submitted online via www.AcademicJobsOnline.org. For full consideration, please transmit your cover letter, curriculum vitae, list of publications, statements of research and teaching interests (no more than three (3) pages), teaching evaluations (if applicable), a writing sample the length of a typical research article or book chapter, along with three confidential letters of reference, (to the attention of DLCL Persian Search Committee Chair) by November 1, 2014.

Inquiries (only) should be directed to Christine Onorato, Department Administrator, 650-723-4183, (conorato@stanford.edu), or Allen Sciutto at 650-724-1240 or (allen.sciutto@stanford.edu). Our street mailing address is DLCL/Comparative Literature, 450 Serra Mall, Pigott Hall, Stanford, CA 94305-2031. However please be sure to submit your application and materials at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/4283.

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:
DLCL/Comparative Literature
Bldg 01-260, Room 117
450 Serra Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-2010

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