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Gevork M. Avedissian Professorship of Armenian History and Civilization

The Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies at Columbia University invites applications for a position in Armenian Studies, at the rank of associate or full professor. The position is intended to fill the Gevork M. Avedissian Professorship of Armenian History and Civilization. The department seeks a candidate with a distinguished record in Armenian Studies who will also contribute to the larger intellectual mission of the department. The department will review applications starting December 7, 2019 and will continue to accept them until the position is filled.

All applications must be made through Columbia University’s online Recruitment of Academic Personnel System (RAPS). Applicants should upload the following required documents: CV, statement of research and teaching philosophy (upload as “Other Document 1”), publication sample (Writing Sample), and list of references.

For more information and to apply, please go to: http://pa334.peopleadmin.com/postings/4323

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

Lecturer in Sanskrit and Tamil

The Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies at Columbia University is seeking applications for a Lectureship in Sanskrit and Tamil. This is a limited term appointment for one year with the possibility of renewal for a second year and third year contingent on satisfactory performance. Teaching duties include elementary and intermediate Sanskrit every year, and elementary and intermediate Tamil in alternate years. The search committee encourages applications from candidates whose teaching and service to the field will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the department and the university.

Please visit our online application site at http://pa334.peopleadmin.com/postings/4376 for further information about this position and to submit your application.

Applicants should submit the following materials:
– Cover letter explaining approach to language teaching and describing related research
– Curriculum vitae
– Three letters of recommendation
– List of courses taught or being developed, along with one sample syllabus
– Teaching evaluations

The review of applications will begin on November 30, 2019. The search committee will conduct on-campus interviews in spring, 2020. The appointment will begin on July 1, 2020.

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer —Race/Gender/Disability/Veteran.

Assistant Professor in South Asian Islamicate Studies

The Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies at Columbia University is seeking to fill a tenure-track assistant professor position in South Asian studies with specialization in Islamicate cultures. Applications from scholars working in Urdu and a second South Asian language are especially welcome. As a transregional and interdisciplinary department MESAAS seeks applicants capable of bringing their work and interests into conversation with non-specialists both within the department and across the university. The successful candidate will be expected to sustain an active research and publication agenda, to teach both broad courses for undergraduates as well as graduate seminars, and to direct MA and PhD theses. MESAAS encourages applications from candidates whose research, teaching, and service to the field will contribute to the diversity of the department and the university.

The review of applications will begin on January 1, 2020; the position will remain open until filled. On-campus interviews will take place in early spring. The appointment will begin on July 1, 2020. The Ph.D. must be in hand by the appointment start date.

Please visit our online application site (RAPS) at:
http://pa334.peopleadmin.com/postings/4315 for further information about this position and to submit your application. Applicants should submit the following materials:
• Cover letter explaining research and teaching interests
• Curriculum vitae
• One writing sample (of no more than 30 pages)
• A list of three reference providers (who will be asked to upload letters onto RAPS)
• List of courses taught or being developed, along with one sample syllabus

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

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