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Lecturer Position Available in ME/SA

In correspondence to the academic development in Iranian Studies at UC Davis, The Middle East/ South Asia Studies Program announces the availablity of a Lecturer Position with a speciality in Iranian Studies.

Please see the official advertisement from the University of California-Davis, Middle East/South Asia Studies Program below for more information.


University of California-Davis, Middle East/South Asia Studies Program.

Lecturer with a specialty in Iranian Studies.


Teaching responsibilities are two courses in Iranian studies that may include any of the following:
Safavid Iran (History 190D), History of Modern Iran 1850-Present, (History 193D), Topics in Regonial ME/SA Studies (focusing on Iranian history, culture and society; MSA 181A), and Proseminars in ME/SA Studies (also focusing on Iran; MSA 182A).  Requirements include demonstrated excellence in teaching, commitment to undergraduate education, and evidence of engagement in scholarly research. Start date Fall quarter 2013.  Preference given to candidates who have completed requirements for the Ph.D. by December 2013.  Advanced A.B.D. candidates with prior teaching experience in Iranian studies may be considered.  Complete credential packet consists if a letter of application, statement of teaching philosophy, vita, three letters of recommendation, and copies of official graduate transcripts.

Letters should be addressed to:
Professor Baki Tezcan
Chair of Search Committee
Electronic applications to preferred

Applications may also be submitted via regular mail to:

Middle East/South Asia Studies Program

1272 Social Science & Humanities

University of California, Davis
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616

Applications will continue to be reviewed until position is filled.  Information about the UC Davis ME/SA Program is available at

The University of California, Davis and the Middle East/South Asia Studies Program are interested in candidates who are committed to the highest standards of scholarship and professional activities, and to the development of a campus that supports equality and diversity.  The University of California is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. This position is covered by a collective bargaining unit.

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