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Postdoctoral Position in Iranian Linguistics

University of California, Los Angeles
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Postdoctoral Position in Iranian Linguistics
University of California Los Angeles

Requisition Number: JPF06587

Applications are invited for the Elahe 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

Applicant Qualifications: Scholars with teaching and publication experience are welcome to
apply for the Elahe 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
If you have any questions about this position, please email: Academic Personnel Coordinator, Ana Ramirez at [email protected].
The deadline for application is September 27, 2021.

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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,



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