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Postdoctoral Position in Iranian Linguistics

Application Window

Open date: July 1st, 2021

Next review date: Monday, Sep 27, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Monday, Sep 27, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

Applications are invited for the Elahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali Postdoctoral Fellowship in Iranian Linguistics in the Department of Linguistics at UCLA. The fellowship will have an initial term of one year, with up to two additional years possible. The preferred start date is January 2, 2022.

The selected candidate will conduct research in Iranian Linguistics and will teach two undergraduate courses per year in the Department of Linguistics at UCLA. The list of UCLA Linguistics undergraduate courses can be found at https://registrar.ucla.edu/academics/course-descriptions?search=Linguistics.

Applicant Qualifications: Scholars with teaching and publication experience are welcome to
apply for the Elahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali Postdoctoral Fellowship in Iranian Linguistics. Applications will be accepted from individuals who have received a Ph.D. in Iranian Languages and Linguistics and related fields within the last ten years, or by the time of their appointment. Applicants shall also have knowledge of the Persian language and Iranian Linguistics.

Application Requirements: The applications must include: (a) a current resume/curriculum vitae; (b) a list of publications; (c) a research plan; (d) three reference letters from scholars in fields related to the proposed research; (e) identification of faculty members in the Department of Linguistics supporting the research plan; (f) sample (in English) of recent written work; and (g) documents attesting to teaching abilities, such as sets of course evaluations and/or recommendation letters specific to teaching.

To apply, please submit your application through the UCRECRUIT web site at https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply
If you have any questions about this position, please email: Academic Personnel Coordinator, Ana Ramirez at anaramirez@humnet.ucla.edu.
The deadline for application is September 27, 2021.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

    Ph.D. in Iranian Languages and Linguistics and related fields within the last ten years, or by the time of their appointment. Applicants shall also have knowledge of the Persian language and Iranian Linguistics.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Research Plan

  • Documents attesting to teaching abilities, such as sets of course evaluations and/or recommendation letters specific to teaching

  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate’s past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. To learn more about how UCLA thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our Sample Guidance for Candidates and related EDI Statement FAQ document.

  • List of Publications

  • Identification of faculty members in the Department of Linguistics supporting the research plan

  • Sample (in English) of recent written work

Reference requirements
  • 3 letters of reference required

Applicants will be asked to name references, and the applicant must request letters to complete their application. Applications must have all three reference letters submitted by the application deadline.

Apply link: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF06587

Help contact: anaramirez@humnet.ucla.edu

Campus Information

The University of California 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, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.

Job location

Los Angeles