The Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies at Columbia University seeks to fill a position in modern South Asian Studies (1800 to the present). We seek a scholar working in the humanities, particularly in literary culture, visual culture, or intellectual history. Demonstrated research expertise in at least one South Asian language is required. The successful candidate will have broad intellectual interests and a commitment to both undergraduate and graduate education, and will show the potential to contribute to new departmental initiatives. Participation in the Columbia College Core Curriculum will be expected. The appointment at the rank of assistant professor will begin July 1, 2015.
Applicants should submit a c.v., cover letter, dissertation abstract, representative sample of scholarship, and a sample course syllabus. They should also arrange to have three referees submit letters of recommendation. The review of applications will begin October 1, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.
For more information and to apply, please visit our online site.
Contact Academic Department Administrator, Jessica Rechtschaffer with any questions.
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