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Post Date November 16, 2012


Taslimi Lectureship in Baha’i History and Religion in Iran


UCLA, the Department of Near Eastern Languages & Cultures, announces an ongoing search for the Taslimi Lectureship on Baha’i History and Religion in Iran. The department would consider both visiting scholars or applicants interested in a renewable appointment. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names of up to three referees.

Applicants are encouraged to submit evidence of teaching ability, and student evaluations. The successful candidate should have expertise in the origins and development of Baha’i textual traditions and be able to teach text-based courses, as well as courses on the cultural and intellectual developments of Baha’i Studies in the context of modern Iranian history.

Letters of recommendation are not required until requested by the search committee. Applications should be directed to Ms. Esther Chang, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, 381 Humanities Building MC151105, UCLA, Los Angeles CA 90095-1511. The University of California is an equal opportunity employer. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. For the academic year 2013–2014, applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until the position is filled.

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