Postdoctoral Scholar in Iranian Studies

The Department of Middle East Studies at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles invites applications for a one-year Farhang Foundation Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowship in Iranian Studies. Researchers with training in cultural studies, film, and literature are particularly encouraged to apply.

In addition to research, the successful candidate is expected to teach 3 courses per academic year and to participate in the intellectual life of the department and other units on campus. This person will receive a stipend of $65,000 plus benefits. Applicants must have received their Ph.D. within the last five years or at the latest by August 16, 2023, the start date of the position. In addition to the letter of application, applicants should include their curriculum vitae, a writing sample, and sample syllabi (attach all as one PDF document during the application process). Three letters of reference will be asked of finalists. Review of applications will begin December 1, 2022; the position will remain open until filled. In order to be considered for this position, all candidates must submit an electronic USC application. Further information is available by contacting the Department of Middle East Studies (mdes@usc.edu).

USC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law or USC policy. USC will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring ordinance.

Fixed-term Postdoctoral Scholar - Teaching Fellow position in the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, Department of Middle East Studies.

See job link here: https://usc.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/ExternalUSCCareers/job/Los-Angeles-CA---University-Park-Campus/Postdoctoral-Scholar---Teaching-Fellow-in-the-Department-of-Middle-East-Studies_REQ20125496

USC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law or USC policy. USC will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring ordinance. We provide reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Applicants with questions about access or requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should contact USC Human Resources by phone at (213) 821-8100, or by email at uschr@usc.edu. Inquiries will be treated as confidential to the extent permitted by law.

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