The Department of Central Eurasian Studies in the Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies at Indiana University Bloomington announces an Open Rank, Tenure Track search for a Professor of Iranian-Persian Linguistics and Literature focusing on Persian (Farsi) and its historical developments.
Applicants should be capable of conducting research and teaching on topics relating to the literatures and linguistics of Persian or its earlier versions. Candidates should demonstrate commitment to excellence in research, teaching, public engagement, and program development of Iranian-Persian Studies within Indiana University’s world-class Central Eurasian Studies faculty as well as within the Hamilton Lugar School. Candidates are expected to teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels as determined by the department. The appointment begins August 1, 2023.
Candidates must have their PhD degree or be ABD by the starting date of the appointment. Proficiency in the Modern Persian language is required. Applicants from all disciplines capable of conducting research and teaching on topics relating to the literatures and linguistics of Persian or its earlier versions are invited to apply.
Proficiency in Classical, Middle, and/or Old Persian languages is also highly desirable.Application materials include a cover letter, CV, career statement describing research, service, teaching experiences, and philosophy, letters from three academic references, samples of published, in-press, and forthcoming work, diversity and inclusion statement, and teaching materials including course evaluations. For candidates applying at Associate Professor or Full Professor ranks, application materials should include cover letter, CV, career statement describing research, service, teaching experiences, and philosophy, names and contact information of six academic references, samples of published, in-press, and forthcoming work, diversity and inclusion statement, and teaching materials including course evaluations.
Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.Before a conditional offer of employment with tenure is finalized, candidates will be asked to disclose any pending investigations or previous findings of sexual or professional misconduct. They will also be required to authorize an inquiry by Indiana University Bloomington with all current and former employers along these lines. The relevance of information disclosed or ascertained in the context of this process to a candidate’s eligibility for hire will be evaluated by Indiana University Bloomington on a case-by-case basis. Applicants should be aware, however, that Indiana University Bloomington takes the matters of sexual and professional misconduct very seriously. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled, with all applications received by October 11, 2022 being assured full consideration.
Interested candidates should review the application requirements and submit their application at: https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/13663
Departmental Contacts for Questions:
Professor Jamsheed ChoksyInterim Chair and Distinguished Professor Department of Central Eurasian Studies firstname.lastname@example.org Ms. April Younger Administrative Assistant to the Chair Department of Central Eurasian Studies email@example.com