University of British Columbia, Department of Asian Studies
Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow in the field of Persian Literary Culture and /or Iranian cinema.
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||British Columbia, Canada|
DEPARTMENT OF ASIAN STUDIES
UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA
The Department of Asian Studies, University of British Columbia, invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research and Teaching Fellow in the field of Persian Literary Culture and/or Iranian cinema. The Postdoctoral Fellow will have opportunities to interact with UBC colleagues on teaching and research. The Department of Asian Studies has strengths in a number of areas, including South Asian history, religion and literary culture. Information about the Department and faculty research can be found on its website, www.asia.ubc.ca
The Postdoctoral Fellow will be appointed for one year, with the possibility of renewal for an additional year subject to approval from the Department and budgetary availability. Applicants will normally be within 3 years of being awarded the PhD. The successful candidate will be expected to continue to pursue their research programme and to teach four single-semester undergraduate courses or sections per year.
The application dossier should include: a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a sample chapter or scholarly paper (maximum 30 pages), and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Three confidential letters of recommendation are to be sent separately. The deadline for the receipt of applications is March 25, 2013, however the position will remain open until filled. The anticipated start date for the position is July 1, 2013. This position is subject to final budgetary approval.
Send application package to Chair, Post Doctoral Teaching Fellow Search Committee, Department of Asian Studies, 1871 West Mall, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, V6T 1Z2. Applications may also be submitted electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The University of British Columbia hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity and diversity within its community. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply.
|Primary Category:||South Asian History / Studies