Faculty Openings

Associate/Full Professor Modern Hebrew and Comparative Literature

The Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies at Columbia University invites applications for a position in Modern Hebrew and Comparative Literature, at the rank of associate or full professor. The position is intended to fill the Leonard B. Kaye Chair in Hebrew and Comparative Literature. The candidate is expected have a distinguished record of scholarly achievement in the field of Modern Hebrew and Comparative Literature, and to demonstrate the capacity to contribute significantly to the larger intellectual mission and the institutional well-being of the department. The department will review applications starting September 15, 2015 and will accept them until the position is filled.

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Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Assistant Professor in Modern Arabic Literature

The Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies at Columbia University seeks to fill a position in Modern Arabic Literature at the rank of assistant professor. The successful candidate will have broad intellectual interests, a commitment to both undergraduate and graduate education, and a willingness to contribute to new departmental initiatives. Participation in the Columbia College Core Curriculum will be expected.

Applicants should submit a c.v., cover letter, a representative sample of scholarship, and upload their dissertation abstract and a sample course syllabus. They should also arrange to have recommendations sent by three referees. The search committee will begin reviewing applications on September 25, and will continue until an appointment is made.

For more information and to apply, please visit our online site.

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer