Postdoctoral Fellowship in Literary Cultures of Muslim South Asia Stanford University

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Call for Applications:
2014-15 Postdoctoral Fellowship in Literary Cultures of Muslim South Asia
Stanford University


Stanford University’s Sohaib and Sara Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies,
the Center for South Asia, and the Division of International, Comparative
and Area Studies invite applications for a one-year postdoctoral position
under the general rubric “Literary Cultures of Muslim South Asia.” The
postdoctoral fellow will teach two courses related to his/her interests,
pursue his/her own research, and participate in the activities of Stanford
University programs and departments. The fellow is expected to be in
residence at Stanford during the 2014-2015 academic year.

Candidates must specialize in literary or cultural studies connected to a
major language of South Asian Muslim literary production. The position is
open to scholars in any historical period. Disciplinary training may be in
Area Studies (South Asia, Middle East, or Near East), Anthropology,
Comparative Literature, History, or Religious Studies. All applicants must
have completed the Ph.D. by the time of appointment on September 1, 2014.
Candidates who hold continuing, assistant-professor-level teaching
positions are eligible to apply. The recipient may not be more than three
years beyond the receipt of doctoral degree by the time of the

Application materials must be submitted online at . Please submit a cover letter, CV,
one-page description of your research plans, and a draft of two course
syllabi. Applicants must also arrange for two recommendation letters to be
uploaded directly to Interfolio by the letter writers. For full
consideration, all application materials, including the recommendation
letters, must be received by January 15, 2014. Compensation includes an
annual salary of $55,000 – $60,000, health coverage, and $1,500 for
research-related expenses. Inquiries may be addressed to Dr. Burcak
Keskin-Kozat (Associate Director of the Sohaib and Sara Abbasi Program) at
burcak at stanford dot edu.

Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to
diversity. It welcomes nominations of, and applications from, women and
members of minority groups, as well as others who would bring additional
dimensions to the university’s research and teaching missions.

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