Associate Professor, The Farzaneh Family Chair in Iranian Studies at University of Oklahoma
Associate Professor, The Farzaneh Family Chair in Iranian Studies at
University of Oklahoma
The University of Oklahoma’s School of International and Area Studies (SIAS)
announces a new faculty position, the Farzaneh Family Chair in Iranian
Studies, at the rank of associate professor. The scholar selected to hold
the Farzaneh Family Chair in Iranian Studies will have a Ph.D. and an
established record of excellence in research and teaching at an institution
of higher education. Applicants from disciplines in the humanities and
social sciences will be considered, with preference given to candidates
whose scholarship focuses on the modern history, culture, or society of
Iran. Salary is competitive. 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, 2011.
The scholar who assumes the position as the Farzaneh Family Chair in Iranian
Studies will join a diverse and interdisciplinary faculty within SIAS and
across the university. SIAS offers a major in Middle Eastern Studies, and
the University of Oklahoma is home to a Language Flagship Program in Arabic.
The School of International and Area Studies has 20 full-time faculty and
offers seven major degrees to 375 majors. For more information, please visit
the SIAS website at http://www.ou.edu/sias.
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, School of
International and Area Studies, University of Oklahoma, 729 Elm Ave., 105
Hester Hall, Norman, OK, 73019.
Review of applications will begin on October 22, 2010, and will continue
until the position has been filled. Women and minorities are encouraged to
apply. The University of Oklahoma is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity