Moinian Professorship in Pre-Modern Middle Eastern Cultures and Civilizations

The Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Cultures at Barnard College, Columbia University, is seeking a full-time tenured or tenure-track teacher-scholar for the Moinian Professorship in Pre-modern Middle Eastern Cultures and Civilizations, starting September 1, 2017. Rank open with strong preference for candidates with an established record of teaching and research and a mastery of the languages relevant to their specialization. Candidates should demonstrate a broad interest in the history, cultures and/or literatures of the Middle East; discipline and geographic area of specialization are open. Ph.D. required.

Teaching will include undergraduate general education courses such as “Middle Eastern Civilizations” and “Asian Humanities: Colloquium on Major Texts of South Asia and the Middle East,” as well as more specialized and graduate courses. Particular attention will be given to candidates with a record of diverse, innovative, and interdisciplinary research and teaching. The successful candidate will be responsible for helping to build an independent Program in Middle Eastern Studies at Barnard, and coordinating with MESAAS, Columbia University.

 

To apply: please submit a complete curriculum vitae, a writing sample, and the names and contact information for three references to http://careers.barnard.edu/postings/2378.

 

Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2016, and continue until position is filled.

 

Type of Position:

Faculty

 

Department:

Asian/Middle East

 

Full or Part Time:

Full Time

 

Posting Number:

2016 -00026- F

 

Essential Duties Summary:

Please see job description summary above

 

Required Qualification Summary:

Ph.D. required

 

Preferred Qualification Summary:

Rank open with strong preference for candidates with an established record of teaching and research and a mastery of the languages relevant to their specialization. Candidates should demonstrate a broad interest in the history, cultures and/or literatures of the Middle East; discipline and geographic area of specialization are open.

 

EEO Statement:

Barnard College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Barnard does not discriminate due to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status, age, disability, or any other legally protected basis, and to the extent permitted by law. Qualified candidates of diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels.

 

Open Date:

08/18/2016

 

Open Until Filled:

Yes

 

Additional Information:

Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2016, and continue until position is filled.

 

To apply: please submit a complete curriculum vitae, a writing sample, and the names and contact information for three references.

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