University of Oklahoma - Norman, Department of International and Area Studies
Associate Professor, Farzaneh Family Professorship in Iranian Studies
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Oklahoma, United States|
The Farzaneh Family Professorship in Iranian Studies
The University of Oklahoma's Department of International and Area Studies (IAS) announces a new faculty position, the Farzaneh Family Professorship in Iranian Studies, at the rank of associate professor with tenure. This new position complements the Farzaneh Family Chair in Iranian Studies, the catalyst for a rapidly growing Iranian Studies program.
The scholar selected to hold the position will have a Ph.D. and an established record of excellence in research and teaching at an institution of higher education and a research focus on Iran since 1945. Applicants from disciplines in the social sciences (broadly conceived) will be considered. Salary is competitive. The teaching load will be two courses per semester (2-2). The faculty member hired for this position will be expected to contribute to an interdisciplinary curriculum with topical and area studies courses. The appointment will begin on August 16, 2014.
The scholar who assumes the Farzaneh Family Professorship in Iranian Studies will join a diverse and interdisciplinary faculty within IAS and across the university. The Department of International and Area Studies, housed within the expanding College of International Studies, offers seven undergraduate degrees to approximately 430 majors, and an MA in International Studies with 40 students enrolled. Undergraduate programs include a major in Middle Eastern Studies. The Department of International and Area Studies has approximately 20 full-time faculty with collective research strengths in the areas of development, security, and national identity. For more information, please visit the IAS website at https://www.ou.edu/content/cis/ias.html.
Applicants should send a letter of application stating their research and teaching interests, a curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and a writing sample to Iranian Studies Search Committee Chair, Department of International and Area Studies, University of Oklahoma, 338 Cate Center Drive, Room 334, Norman, OK, 73019.
Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2013, and will continue until the position has been filled. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. The University of Oklahoma is an equal opportunity institution www.ou.edu/eeo.
University of Oklahoma
338 Cate Center Drive, Room 334
|Primary Category:||Middle East History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Area Studies