University of California, Los Angeles Modern Iran/Tenure Track
University of California, Los Angeles
Modern Iran/Tenure Track
University of California, Los Angeles, the International Institute and the Division of Social Sciences, invite applications for a joint, tenure-track assistant professor or tenured associate professor position in one of the Division’s departments. Applicants for the position must have research and teaching interests that offer a social science perspective on Iran in the 20th or 21st-century Iran. The ideal candidate would situate his or her regional interests in the context of cross-regional processes drawing on the theories and methodologies of one or more social science disciplines. Applicants from anthropology, geography, political science, and sociology are especially encouraged to apply.
We seek a scholar with a strong potential in research and a commitment to graduate and undergraduate education. The preferred candidate will be a dynamic program builder who will help coordinate UCLA’s initiatives on Iran and contribute to interdisciplinary dialogue with colleagues throughout the University.
The successful candidate must be able to teach core courses in his or her discipline as well as area-focused courses. A completed PhD by June 30, 2011 is required. Applications, to include a CV, a statement of research and teaching interests, a representative recent paper or article, and three references, should be submitted to: Ms. Tara Wake, Search Committee for Iran Scholar, International Institute, 11230 Bunche Hall, UCLA, Los Angeles CA 90095. Tracking # 3835-1011-01
UCLA is an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer and has a strong commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. Review of applications will begin November 15, 2010. However, applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.