Faculty Openings

Part-time Lecturer in Persian Language

The Department of Middle Eastern South Asian, and African Studies at Columbia University invites applications for adjunct faculty to teach three Persian language courses per year and perform other duties associated with the Persian Language Program. Appointment is from September 1, 2016 and ends on May 31, 2017. We are seeking a professional language teacher with a serious commitment to teaching languages for academic purposes. This is a part-time position.

Preference will be given to applicants who have a Ph.D., but those with a Master's degree and at least 1 year of language teaching experience are also encouraged to apply. Native or near-native fluency in Persian and English, foreign language instruction experience on a collegiate level, and an oral proficiency based approach are required.

All applications must be submitted online and must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching evaluations, statement of teaching philosophy and methodology, and three letters of recommendation. For more information and to apply, go to:

academicjobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=62525

Applications will be reviewed starting 05/01/2016.

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Lecturer in Hebrew Language

The Department of Middle Eastern South Asian and African Studies at Columbia University announces an opening in Hebrew language instruction to be filled at the rank of Lecturer in Discipline, beginning July 1, 2016. We are seeking a professional language teacher with a serious commitment to teaching languages for academic purposes while developing pedagogical materials and incorporating technological innovations into the curriculum. Responsibilities will include teaching 2 or 3 courses per semester and other duties associate with the language program. This is a term position of 3 years.

Preference will be given to applicants who have a Ph.D., but those with a Master's degree and considerable language teaching experience are also encouraged to apply. Salary and rank commensurate with experience. Native or near-native fluency in Hebrew and English, foreign language instruction experience, and an oral proficiency based approach are required.

All applications must be submitted online and must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching evaluations, statement of teaching philosophy and methodology, three letters of recommendation, and sample teaching materials. For more information and to apply, go to:

https://academicjobs.columbia.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1448902273072

Applications will be reviewed starting 01/01/2016.

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

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 tenured associate or full professor. The position is intended to fill the Leonard B. Kaye Chair in Hebrew and Comparative Literature. The candidate is expected to 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.

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

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.