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Columbia University, the Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies, announces a junior faculty opening in Indo-Persian studies. We seek a candidate with broad intellectual interests who will help to shape a South Asia program within a dynamic transregional department. Teaching duties will include, in addition to courses in Persian texts, and the literary, intellectual, and/or religious history of Persianate South Asia, more general undergraduate courses in the department and in the Columbia core. The appointment, at the rank of assistant professor, begins July 1, 2012.

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On the RAPS site, applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, dissertation abstract and a writing sample (article or dissertation chapter). Applicants should arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent on their behalf. Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The search committee will begin reviewing applications on October 01, 2011.

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