The appointed Professor will be a specialist of Iranian Studies. All areas of expertise are welcome, with a preference for Classical, Modern or Contemporary period (in literatures, history and cultures, social sciences etc. applied to the Iranian world). The knowledge of modern Persian language at near-native level is expected, as well as fieldwork experience in Iran and/or one of other areas of the Iranian world.
The appointee will teach in French at all levels concerned by the curriculum of Iranian studies at the University Sorbonne Nouvelle, especially M (Master), in coordination with the two Maîtres de conférences. As Professor he/she will supervise Master and doctoral research.
The appointee will integrate research program(s) of UMR 7528 “Mondes iranien et indien” http://www.iran-inde.cnrs.fr/ and contribute research in Iranian studies and related areas of his/hers expertise with publications, organizations of seminars etc. It is expected that he/she will be directing innovative research projects at international level.
Applicants must hold a PhD and a Habilitation (or equivalent) degree, and either be “qualified” by the French CNU of the Ministry of Education, or currently hold an equivalent academic position
(for the list of equivalencies by country, see https://www.galaxie.enseignementsup-recherche.gouv.fr/ensup/pdf/EC_pays_etrangers/Tableau_comparaison_au_26_septembre_2012.pdf )
Application procedure step-by-step indications:
Applications – exclusively Online:
Deadline for applications: 31 March 2015, at 9:00 AM (Paris time)
Attn: Prior to sending their application, all candidats must register their name on the Galaxie portal of the French Ministry of Education (see above, Application step-by-step procedure).
Deadline for registering of candidates on the Galaxie portal: 30 March 2015, at 16:00 (Paris time).