Harvard University Tenure-track or Tenured Professor in South Asian Studies in Cambridge, Massachusetts
Title Tenure-track or Tenured Professor in South Asian Studies
School Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Department/Area South Asian Studies
The Department of South Asian Studies seeks to appoint a tenure-track or tenured professor in Tamil studies with an emphasis on Sangam literature and its enduring relevance in Tamil culture. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2021. The appointee will teach and advise at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Doctorate in South Asian Studies or a related discipline required by the time the appointment begins.
Breadth of coverage and a demonstrated strong commitment to teaching, advising, and research are desired. Candidates for a tenured appointment should also evince intellectual leadership and impact on the field and potential for significant contributions to the department, University, and wider scholarly community.
Please submit the following materials through the ARIeS portal (https://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/9920). Applications must be submitted no later than January 31, 2021.
Teaching/advising statement (describing teaching philosophy and practices)
Statement describing efforts to encourage diversity, inclusion, and belonging, including past, current, and anticipated future contributions in these areas.
Candidates for a tenure-track position are also required to submit names and contact information of 3-5 referees, who will be asked by a system-generated email to upload a letter of recommendation once the candidate’s application has been submitted. Three letters of recommendation are required, and the application is considered complete only when at least three letters have been received.
Professor Jay Jasanoff
Chair, Search Committee
Department of South Asian Studies
Contact Email firstname.lastname@example.org
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