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Faculty recruitment in the School of Humanities and Sciences is conducted by academic departments. Explore this section for details about current faculty openings.
 
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Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of, and applications from, women, members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research, teaching and clinical missions.



I.  Humanities and Arts

Department of Art and Art History
Assistant Professor in Media Studies
 

The Film and Media Studies Program in the Department of Art & Art History at Stanford University is inviting applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor position in media studies, to begin in fall 2016. We are looking for a scholar whose work encompasses aesthetic, philosophical, and socio-cultural considerations of contemporary audio-visual media within a broad media landscape.
 
The successful candidate will demonstrate an historically or archaeologically grounded orientation to contemporary media; ability to closely analyze specific works, modes of spectatorship, and/or other modes of media experience; and cognizance of the changing technologies and institutions of production, distribution, and exhibition of moving images (including theatrical, gallery/museum, and streaming instances). The ideal applicant will engage with the emerging ontologies of digital cinema (familiarity with film theory and art history are strongly encouraged).
 
Candidates will teach core lecture courses and seminars in media history and theory on both the undergraduate and graduate level, in a department that encompasses programs in film and media studies, art history, art practice, and documentary filmmaking. Possible classes include: introduction to media studies (or film and media studies), theories of the moving image (film and media), aesthetics and ethos of digital cinema, histories of television, game culture, and the like.
 
Candidates are required to have the Ph.D. in hand by time of appointment. In addition to a letter of application, candidates should supply a CV, writing sample, a sample syllabus, and three letters of recommendation. Please submit your applications to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/6225. No hard copy applications will be accepted. The deadline for completed applications is November 1, 2015.
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Department of Art and Art History
Assistant Professor in American Art
 
The Department of Art and Art History at Stanford University invites applications for a full-time tenure-track assistant professor in American art and visual and material culture.  Applications are especially welcome from scholars with expertise in Native American art, African American art, Latin American/ Latino/Chicano Art, and/or American art in a global context (for example, the art of immigrants or expatriates).  The Department seeks a scholar with an innovative approach to art history and visual culture, and the beginnings of a strong publication record.  The successful applicant will teach four courses a year, at both the undergraduate and graduate level, in both lectures and seminars; be responsible for advising Ph.D. students; and help to build the department’s interdisciplinary connections to other programs and areas of study at the university.
 
The position will begin on September 1, 2016.  Interested candidates should post a letter detailing the direction of current research and teaching objectives, a CV, a writing sample, and three recommendations online at Academic Jobs Online: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/6002.  No hard copy applications will be accepted. The deadline for completed applications is October 15, 2015.
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Department of English
Assistant Professor of English, Modernism

Apply to this position at https://apply.interfolio.com/31958

The Department of English at Stanford University seeks to fill a tenure track position in literary modernism at the Assistant Professor rank. We welcome applications from scholars working in any area or areas of British, American, transatlantic, hemispheric and/or world Anglophone literature between 1890-1950. The successful candidate is expected to teach courses in the English Department at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. 

Applicants should use the link above to submit an application by November 1, 2015. Applicants should submit online a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a writing sample (20-30 pages), and at least three reference letters.  If applicants cannot send reference letters online, please address to Professor Alex Woloch, Chair, Department of English, Stanford University, 450 Serra Mall, Building 460, Rm. 201, Stanford, CA 94305-2087.  We expect to interview at the MLA convention.
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Department of English
Assistant Professor


The Department of English and the Creative Writing Program are conducting a search for a poet to be appointed at the assistant or tenured level. The successful candidate will have a record of distinguished publication, including at least two books of poetry.  Candidates should have a strong commitment to teaching, and will be prepared to take an active part in Stanford’s vibrant academic and creative-writing communities. The course load for this position is four courses per year, and the successful candidate will be expected to teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels within both the English Department and the Creative Writing Program. A particular emphasis of the position is also on mentoring and advising students at all levels. Candidates should hold a degree of practice (MFA, PhD, or MA in Creative Writing) or its equivalent; candidates with other significant career paths may also be considered.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, and curriculum vitae with a brief list of courses taught as well as a full list of publications to https://apply.interfolio.com/33101or mail applications to Professor Alex Woloch Chair, Department of English, Stanford University, 450 Serra Mall, Bldg 460, Stanford CA 94305-2087.  Candidates selected for the next stage of review will be contacted to send additional materials.

For full consideration, materials must be received March 1, 2016. The term of appointment could begin in January 2017.
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Rank: Assistant Professor, tenure track, commencing Autumn Quarter, 2016. AOS:  Philosophy of biology with a focus on neuroscience; AOC: Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Psychology.  We seek a candidate who will contribute equally to the department’s programs in philosophy of science and philosophy of mind.   Four courses per year; graduate and undergraduate advising; usual non-teaching duties.   Ph.D. prior to appointment is required.  Applicants should submit a cover letter, a C.V., three confidential letters of recommendation and a writing sample through Interfolio via the following URL:
Deadline for receipt of applications:  October 15, 2015.
Please direct any questions to Erika Topete, Department of Philosophy Administrative Associate etopete@stanford.edu.
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Department of Religious Studies
Assistant Professor

The Department of Religious Studies at Stanford University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the field of Japanese Buddhism. The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses and advise students at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, contributing to Buddhist Studies at Stanford as well as to the broader teaching mission of the Religious Studies Department.

Applicants should submit an application cover letter, a curriculum vitae (including a list of publications), and three letters of reference through Interfolio via the following URL: http://apply.interfolio.com/30450
For full consideration, materials must be received by October 1, 2015. The term of appointment will begin on September 1, 2016.
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Department of Religious Studies
Open Rank

The Department of Religious Studies invites applications and nominations in the area of the study of Jewish religion and/or thought for a tenure-line, open-rank position. The successful applicant must demonstrate substantial evidence of creativity and excellence in research and scholarship as well as a commitment to excellence in teaching and advising students at both graduate and undergraduate levels. He or she may specialize in any area or period of the study of Jewish religion and/or thought.


This search replaces the recently (July 2015) advertised search for the next holder of the Daniel E. Koshland Chair in Jewish Religion and Culture. Senior scholars of distinction are also encouraged to apply for this position, and, if appointed at full professor level, may be eligible for nomination to the Koshland Chair. Those who have already applied under the previous search may elect to have their applications carried over to this one.

For full consideration, applications must be received by October 30, 2015. The term of appointment would begin September 1, 2016 or as soon as practicable thereafter.

Please direct all enquiries concerning this position to:
Prof. Charlotte Elisheva Fonrobert Chair, Jewish Studies Search Committee, Taube Center for Jewish Studies, 450 Serra Mall, Stanford University, Bldg. 360 Room 362H, Stanford, CA 94305-2190, or by email to: fonrober@stanford.edu

How to apply:
Apply online (https://apply.interfolio.com/30395). Applicants should submit a full curriculum vitae (including bibliography) with a cover letter outlining research and teaching interests. Applicants at the assistant professor level should also arrange to have three letters of reference submitted to Interfolio.
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Department of Religious Studies
Early Christianity
Open Rank


The Department of Religious Studies at Stanford University invites applications in the area of early Christianity and/or Christianity in late antiquity for a tenure-line, open-rank position. The successful applicant must demonstrate substantial evidence of creativity and excellence in research and scholarship as well as a commitment to excellence in teaching and advising students at both graduate and undergraduate levels. 

 
This is an open-rank search, with a preference for scholars at the level of associate or full professor. An appointee at the level of full professor may be eligible for nomination to the Teresa Hihn Moore Chair.

For full consideration, applications must be received by November 9, 2015. The term of appointment would begin September 1, 2016 or as soon as practicable thereafter. 

Applicants should submit a full curriculum vitae (including bibliography) with a cover letter outlining research and teaching interests through Interfolio via the following URL: http://apply.interfolio.com/31498
Assistant level and untenured applicants should also arrange to have three letters of reference submitted through the same URL. 

Please direct all enquiries concerning this position to:
Christianity Search 
Prof. John Kieschnick, Committee Chair 
Department of Religious Studies 
450 Serra Mall, Building 70 
Stanford, CA 94305-2165 
USA
or by email to: kiesch@stanford.edu

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Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies – Open Rank

Stanford University seeks to hire a specialist on Islam and/or on Muslim societies, cultures, arts, politics, and/or philosophy in any time period. Afocus on Africa and/or the Middle East is preferred, but applicants working on other regions are welcome to apply. The successful applicant for this tenure-line, open-rank position will be appointed in the relevant department within the School of Humanities and Sciences and affiliated with the Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies.

Applicants should provide a cover letter including a brief statement of research interests, a curriculum vitae including list of publications, and one recent writing sample. Assistant level and untenured applicants should arrange to have three letters of reference submitted to AcademicJobsOnline.org. Currently tenured applicants should submit the names
of three references.  For full consideration, materials should be received by October 1, 2015.

Please use the following link to apply:
https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/5721

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South Asian Studies – Assistant / Associate Professor in Humanities
Stanford University invitesapplicants for a tenure track position at the AssistantProfessor level or a tenured position at the Associate Professor level in South Asian Studies to begin in the academic year 2016-17.
 
The scholar appointed will be based in an academic department but is also expected to make contributions to the interdisciplinary study of South Asia across the university. The appointment will be in one of the following departments in the School of Humanities and Sciences:  
 
·      Art and Art History (with a preference for a scholar of South Asian Film)
·      Religious Studies (preference will be given to applicants specializing in Hinduism and the study of Indian religion in general)
 
Teaching responsibilities will be determined by the home department.
 
Applicants should provide a cover letter including a brief statement of research interests, a curriculum vitae including list of publications, and one sample of recent scholarship. Assistant level and untenured applicants should arrange to have three letters of reference submitted to Academic Jobs Online. Currently tenured applicants should submit the names of three references. 
 
For fullconsideration, materials should be received by September 15, 2015.
 
Please use the following link to apply:
 https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/5723
 
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Department of Theater and Performance Studies
Assistant Professor of Theatrical Design and/or Digital Media
 
The Department of Theater and Performance Studies at Stanford University is seeking applicants for a tenure-track assistant professor in theatrical design and/or digital media. The ideal candidate will have a strong record of scholarly research and/or creative work in theater and performance design, with an emphasis on new technologies (digital audio, video, and light design, robotics, etc.). Candidates will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate classes, to contribute to departmental productions, and to mentor student projects. We are very interested in candidates who can reach across disciplines and are comfortable in a performance-making environment. The expected starting date of the appointment is September 1, 2016.
Applicants should send a cover letter describing their work to date and outlining its future direction and a CV. In an effort to make the search process more efficient we also ask applicants to send a portfolio of creative work and/or a writing sample (no longer than 40 pages), two brief course descriptions, and names and contact information for three references via Academic Jobs online to:
Matthew Smith
Search Committee Chair
Department of Theater and Performance Studies
 
All requirements for a graduate degree in theater, performance studies, design or a related field must be completed by September 1, 2016. For full consideration, application materials must be received by November 16th at 9AM California time. All applications must be submitted through Academic Jobs Online (academicjobsonline.org), posting number 6094.
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II. Natural Sciences

Department of Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry at Stanford University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Chemistry.  Candidates from all sub-disciplines are encouraged to apply.  Areas of interest include but are not limited to organic, inorganic, physical, biophysical, or theoretical chemistry.  Applicants will be expected to teach courses at both the graduate and undergraduate levels.
Applicants should send a cover letter with a brief statement of research interests, curriculum vitae that includes a list of publications along with three reference letters.  All materials must be submitted electronically to Academic Jobs Online.  For full consideration, all materials must be received no later than Monday, September 28, 2015.
Please submit to:
AcademicJobsOnline
https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/5941
The appointment will begin September 1, 2016.  Email inquiries and questions may directed to Claudia3@Stanford.edu or by mail to Faculty Search, Chemistry Department, 333 Campus Drive, Stanford, CA 94305-5080.
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Department of Physics:
High Energy Theoretical Particle Physics

The Department of Physics at Stanford University seeks applicants for a faculty position in the area of high energy theoretical particle physics at the tenure track Assistant Professor level.  We are seeking applicants in all subfields of theoretical particle physics - from phenomenology and the emerging exploration of novel experiments for fundamental physics, to string theory, quantum gravity and cosmology.  Applicants should exhibit the potential of running a world-recognized independent research program, and should show promise of becoming excellent teachers at the undergraduate and graduate levels.  The term of appointment would begin on or around September 1, 2016.

Applicants must send materials to the search committee, chaired by Prof. Shamit Kachru, through AcademicJobsOnline.  Candidates should upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, publication list, a research and teaching statement (three page combined maximum), and arrange to have three letters of reference submitted online at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/5673

Inquiries may be directed to J. Tice, Dept. of Physics, 382 Via Pueblo Mall, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305-4060, or to tice@stanford.edu.  The due date for submission of all materials, including letters of reference, is November 1, 2015. 
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Department of Mathematics

The Department of Mathematics at Stanford University is seeking applicants for a tenure-track or tenured faculty position in the area of Low-Dimensional Topology.  Areas of interest include, but are not limited to, Teichmüller Theory, Dynamical Systems, and Geometric Structures.
 
Candidates should send a letter of application with a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, brief statement (no more than three pages) of research and teaching, and a cover sheet clearly stating the following information: name, area of specialization, institution, date of PhD, and PhD advisor.  Also, the candidate should arrange to have at least three letters of recommendation (junior candidates only), or names and addresses of three references (senior candidates only).
 
For full consideration, applications must be received no later than December 1, 2015.  The term of appointment would begin September 2016.
 
PLEASE APPLY THROUGH MATHJOBS.ORG.
 
Alternatively, send your application to:
 
Low-Dimensional Topology search
Department of Mathematics
450 Serra Mall, Bldg. 380
Stanford, CA  94305-2125
 
PLEASE!  Do not duplicate your applications: use MATHJOBS.ORG or regular mail, but not both.
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Department of Mathematics
The Department of Mathematics at Stanford University is seeking applicants for one or more Szegö assistant professor appointments.  These appointments are for a term of three years, beginning in September 2016.  Areas of interest include, but are not limited to, analysis, algebra, number theory, geometry, topology, probability, combinatorics, and applied mathematics.
 
Candidates are expected to show outstanding promise in research, as well as strong interest and ability in teaching, and will be expected to teach courses at both the graduate and undergraduate levels.  They must have received the PhD prior to the start of the appointment, but not before 2014.
 
Applicants should send a curriculum vitae and list of publications; brief statement (no more than three pages) of research and teaching as well as supporting information of teaching experience and ability, preferably a teaching letter; and three letters of reference.  For full consideration, applications must be received no later than December 15, 2015.
 
PLEASE APPLY THROUGH MATHJOBS.ORG.
 
Alternatively, send your application to:
 
Szegö search
Department of Mathematics
450 Serra Mall, Bldg. 380
Stanford, CA  94305-2125
 
PLEASE!  Do not duplicate your applications: use MATHJOBS.ORG or regular mail, but not both.
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Department of Statistics
Assistant Professor in Statistics or Probability

The Statistics Department seeks applicants for two tenure track Assistant Professor positions in Probability, Applied or Theoretical Statistics. These are research and teaching positions with student advising and department committee responsibilities.
 
Applicants should have demonstrated strong research abilities.  A PhD in Statistics or a related area is required.   Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vita, a statement of research and teaching interests, graduate transcripts, not more than one preprint/reprint, and arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted.  Applications and letters should be submitted online at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/5965. Questions may be submitted to search@stat.stanford.edu.
 
Evaluation of applicants will begin November 16, 2015.  Applications must be received by December 11, 2015 to be guaranteed consideration.
 
The Stanford Statistics department currently has 22 regular faculty members, as well as a distinguished group of emeriti. Many professors have joint appointments in other departments, including positions in mathematics, economics, the School of Medicine, the School of Engineering, the School of Earth Sciences, and the School of Education.  The varied research in the department integrates core statistical theory, mathematics, computing, algorithms, and applications to many scientific disciplines.  More information on the department can be found on its website: https://statistics.stanford.edu.
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Stein Fellow Appointment in Statistics or Probability
 
The Statistics Department seeks applicants for a non-tenure track Stein Fellow position, for two years with possible extension to three years.
 
The Stein Fellowship is designed to be a career building step for new scholars. Our intention is to develop the next generation of leaders in statistics and related disciplines by offering a unique opportunity for the best young scholars to develop their expertise in both teaching and research.  Opportunities will be offered for the fellow to participate in some of the department's on-going research projects on statistical theory & methods as well as their applications to diverse subject areas. The Stein Fellow will have a light teaching load -- two one quarter courses will be taught each academic year.
 
Applicants should have demonstrated strong research abilities. A PhD in Statistics or a related area is required.   Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vita, a statement of research and teaching interests, graduate transcripts, not more than one preprint/reprint, and arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted. Applications and letters should be submitted online at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/5967. Questions may be submitted to search@stat.stanford.edu.
 
Evaluation of applicants will begin November 16, 2015.  Applications must be
received by December 11, 2015 to be guaranteed consideration.
 
The Stanford Statistics department currently has 22 regular faculty members, as well as a distinguished group of emeriti. Many professors have joint appointments in other departments, including positions in mathematics, economics, the School of Medicine, the School of Engineering, the School of Earth Sciences, and the School of Education.  The varied research in the department integrates core statistical theory, mathematics, computing, algorithms, and applications to many scientific disciplines.  More information on the department can be found on its website: https://statistics.stanford.edu.
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III. Social Sciences

Department of Communication

Assistant Professor

The Department of Communication at Stanford University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty appointment in Communication focusing on the study of media and culture. We are interested in a range of possible subfields, including but not limited to new media’s relationship to the representation of individual and collective identity; media and globalization; algorithm and platform studies; and the analysis of media institutions as cultural forces. The ideal candidate will also bring strong methodological skills in areas that might include ethnography, critical theory, and textual/discourse analysis, or the digital humanities.
 
The appointment will be made at the Assistant Professor rank. The successful applicant must hold a PhD in Communication or another relevant discipline by September 1, 2016. The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses in Communication at both the graduate and undergraduate levels.
 
Applicants should apply online through Academic Jobs Online at: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/5863
 
For full consideration, please submit a curriculum vitae, a cover letter outlining your qualifications and research interests, a teaching statement of up to three pages along with teaching evaluations, an article-length writing sample, and three letters of recommendation.
 
Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2015. The term of appointment will begin on September 1, 2016.
 
For inquiries, please contact Fred Turner, Professor and Chair of The Department of Communication, at fturner@stanford.edu.
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Department of Economics
Assistant Professor

The Department of Economics at Stanford University seeks applicants for a faculty position at the tenure track assistant professor level. All fields may apply. Candidates must demonstrate the capacity for high-quality research and teaching. Please submit a curriculum vitae, research paper(s), and 3 letters of reference. The application deadline is December 14, 2015.

Interested candidates are strongly encouraged to apply on the EconJobMarket website at:
https://econjobmarket.org/AdDetails.php?posid= 3461

Those without Internet access can mail their application to:

Professor B. Douglas Bernheim
c/o Erin Buckminster
Department of Economics
579 Serra Mall,
Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305-6072
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Departments of Political Science or Sociology
South Asian Studies, Assistant Professor

Stanford University invites applications for a tenure-line, Assistant Professor position
in South Asian Studies to begin in the academic year 2016-17. The scholar appointed will be based in a department but is also expected to make contributions to the interdisciplinary study of South Asia across the University. 
 
The appointment will be in either the Department of Political Science or the Department of Sociology in the School of Humanities and Sciences. Teaching responsibilities will be determined by the home department. 
 
Applicants should provide a cover letter including a brief statement of research interests, curriculum vitae including a list of publications, and one sample of recent scholarship. Applicants should arrange to have three letters of reference submitted by the deadline to Academic Jobs Online. 
 
Please go to the following link to apply for this position:
 
https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/5722
 
For full consideration, materials should be received by September 15, 2015.
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Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies – Open Rank

Stanford University seeks to hire a specialist on Islam and/or on Muslim societies, cultures, arts, politics, and/or philosophy in any time period. A focus on Africa and/or the Middle East is preferred, but applicants working on other regions are welcome to apply. The successful applicant for this tenure-line, open-rank position will be appointed in the relevant department
within the School of Humanities and Sciences and affiliated with the Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies.

Applicants should provide a cover letter including a brief statement of research interests, a curriculum vitae including list of publications, and one recent writing sample. Assistant level and untenured applicants should arrange to have three letters of reference submitted to
AcademicJobsOnline.org. Currently tenured applicants should submit the names of three references.  For full consideration, materials should be received
by October 1, 2015.

Please use the following link to apply:
https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/5721
Department of Political Science:

The Department of Political Science, jointly with the Law School, at Stanford University is seeking applications for a tenured position in Political Theory, at the rank of associate or full professor. The term of appointment would begin September 1, 2016. Successful candidates must demonstrate substantial evidence of a creative research career, impact on his or her field of study, and a commitment to excellence in teaching and advising students at both graduate and undergraduate levels. Tenured applicants should send a letter of interest along with their curriculum vitae, bibliography, and a brief statement of research interest. Additional papers and manuscripts may be requested at a later date. The committee will begin reading applications on March 1, 2015, but may consider files received after this date. Interested individuals should apply on-line through AcademicJobsOnline.org.
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Department of Sociology

The Department of Sociology at Stanford University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position. We seek scholars with an innovative research program and a commitment to outstanding teaching. Applicants will be expected to teach courses at both the graduate and undergraduate levels.
 
Applicants should submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a statement describing research interests (including plans for the next 3-5 years), publications, professional accomplishments and teaching experience, and samples of recent scholarship. Applicants should arrange to have three letters of reference submitted by the deadline to Academic Jobs Online. Please go to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/5693in order to apply.
 
For full consideration, materials should be received by September 20, 2015. Only online submissions will be accepted. The term of appointment will begin in the 2016-17 academic year.
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IIII.  Interdisciplinary




South Asian Studies
Assistant Professor—Social Sciences


Stanford University invites applications for a tenure-line, Assistant Professor position
in South Asian Studies to begin in the academic year 2016-17. The scholar appointed will be based in a department but is also expected to make contributions to the interdisciplinary study of South Asia across the University. 
 
The appointment will be in either the Department of Political Science or the Department of Sociology in the School of Humanities and Sciences. Teaching responsibilities will be determined by the home department. 
 
Applicants should provide a cover letter including a brief statement of research interests, curriculum vitae including a list of publications, and one sample of recent scholarship. Applicants should arrange to have three letters of reference submitted by the deadline to Academic Jobs Online. 
 
Please go to the following link to apply for this position:
 
https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/5722
 
For full consideration, materials should be received by September 15, 2015.
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Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies – Open Rank

Stanford University seeks to hire a specialist on Islam and/or on Muslim
societies, cultures, arts, politics, and/or philosophy in any time period. A
focus on Africa and/or the Middle East is preferred, but applicants working
on other regions are welcome to apply. The successful applicant for this
tenure-line, open-rank position will be appointed in the relevant department
within the School of Humanities and Sciences and affiliated with the Abbasi
Program in Islamic Studies.

Applicants should provide a cover letter including a brief statement of
research interests, a curriculum vitae including list of publications, and
one recent writing sample. Assistant level and untenured applicants should
arrange to have three letters of reference submitted to
AcademicJobsOnline.org. Currently tenured applicants should submit the names
of three references.  For full consideration, materials should be received
by October 1, 2015.

Please use the following link to apply:
https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/5721

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South Asian Studies – Assistant / Associate Professor in Humanities

Stanford University invitesapplicants for a tenure track position at the AssistantProfessor level or a tenured position at the Associate Professor level in South Asian Studies to begin in the academic year 2016-17.
 
The scholar appointed will be based in an academic department but is also expected to make contributions to the interdisciplinary study of South Asia across the university. The appointment will be in one of the following departments in the School of Humanities and Sciences:  
 
·      Art and Art History (with a preference for a scholar of South Asian Film)
·      Religious Studies (preference will be given to applicants specializing in Hinduism and the study of Indian religion in general)
 
Teaching responsibilities will be determined by the home department.
 
Applicants should provide a cover letter including a brief statement of research interests, a curriculum vitae including list of publications, and one sample of recent scholarship. Assistant level and untenured applicants should arrange to have three letters of reference submitted to Academic Jobs Online. Currently tenured applicants should submit the names of three references. 
 
For fullconsideration, materials should be received by September 15, 2015.
 
Please use the following link to apply:
 https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/5723

 
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