Associate Professor/Professor in Modern South Asian Studies

The Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian and African Studies at Columbia University invites applications for a tenured appointment in modern South Asian Studies. The appointment will be at the rank of Associate or Full Professor. The department seeks a scholar with an excellent record of research and publication, in any relevant field of the humanities or the humanistic social sciences.

Review of applications will begin November 15, 2022; the position will remain open until filled. On-campus interviews will take place early in the spring semester. The appointment will begin on July 1, 2023.


PhD Required

Application Instructions

Application Instructions:

All applications must be made through Columbia University’s Academic Search and Recruiting (ASR) system. Please upload the following required materials:

• Cover letter explaining research and teaching interests and plans for future research  

• Curriculum vitae

• Contact information for referees (who may be asked to upload letters to the ASR/Interfolio system at a later stage in the search process, after candidates are shortlisted)

• Diversity statement (addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity and inclusion through research, teaching, professional activity, and/or service)

Application Process

This institution is using Interfolio's Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.

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Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

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