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Princeton University’s Department of Near Eastern Studies invites applications for a one-year
full-time position in modern Iranian studies at the rank of Lecturer. The appointment is from
September 1, 2017 to July 1, 2018. We welcome applications from early career historians and
social scientists of modern Iran. Research expertise and teaching interests may concern any
aspect of modern Iran, from the 19th century to the present. The successful candidate will be
expected to teach a total of four courses in this field, at both the undergraduate and graduate
To apply, please complete an online application at Applications
must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, at least one course syllabus, and a paper or
chapter of published writing or work-in-progress. Applicants must supply the names of three
referees and their contact information in their online application. For any questions, please
contact Karen Chirik (
Review of applications will begin March 27, 2017.

Princeton University is an equal opportunity employer and complies with applicable EEO and affirmative action regulations.
This position is subject to the University’s background check policy.

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