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Assistant Professor of Persian Literature and Digital Humanities

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Assistant Professor of Persian Literature and Digital Humanities
(Full-time, Tenure Track)
College of Arts & Humanities, School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
The School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (SLLC) and the Program in Persian Studies at the University of Maryland (UMD) invite applications from candidates at the Assistant Professor rank in the field of Persian Literature and Digital Humanities. Interest and experience in scholarship and teaching in the areas of Comparative Literature, Islamicate Sexualities, and Persian Digital Humanities are preferred. We strongly encourage applicants with expertise in instructional and digital technology and an interest in global Persian studies, especially as it relates to bringing the field of Persian Literature/Humanities into the digital age.
The successful candidate must show evidence of excellence in teaching, academic leadership, and an emerging publication record in the field? The candidate will also be expected to take a leading role in the development of interdisciplinary initiatives --within SLLC, across UMD, and with global educational institutions such as universities with strong Persian studies programs and major libraries with substantial Persian manuscript and print collections. Candidates should show a strong commitment to teaching a diverse student population, particularly one that includes a percentage of heritage speakers of Persian. For best consideration, apply by May 1st. Requirements include: native or near-native command of Persian and English, and Ph.D. in hand by May 15, 2017.
For full consideration, please provide a letter of interest, a CV, a writing sample, two sample syllabi (one for an undergraduate course and one for a graduate course (Supplemental Document 1), sample teaching evaluations, if available (Supplemental Document 2), and the names and contact information for a minimum of three references. All applications must be uploaded to the University of Maryland web-based employment application system at https://ejobs.umd.edu. Review of applications will begin May 1 and continue until the position is filled.
The School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (SLLC) and the Program in Persian Studies are committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community. Candidates who have experience working with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students and who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity are encouraged to identify their experiences in these areas.
This position is contingent on the continued availability of funds.