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November 12, 2013

CFA (Job): Visiting Professorship in East Central European Studies at Columbia University

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

István Deák Visiting Professorship in East Central European Studies at Columbia University

Columbia University invites applications for the István Deák Visiting Professorship in East Central European Studies for one semester (Fall or Spring) in the academic year 2014-2015. The professorship, commemorating Professor Deák's legacy of excellence in research and teaching, is open to senior scholars with active interest and accomplishments in East and Central European studies.

The visiting professor will be appointed in one of the Humanities or Social Science Departments of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences and will teach two courses, one at the undergraduate level and one at the graduate level. The visitor is expected to give one public lecture and participate in the academic life of the University, whose interests in East and Central European studies are well represented on campus by the East Central European Center, the Blinken European Institute, and the Harriman Institute.

Minimum qualifications: Masters Degree in a relevant discipline. Distinction in research and teaching in the field of East and Central European Studies.

Preferred qualifications: PhD preferred.

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to applicants: All applications must be made through Columbia University's online Recruitment of Academic Personnel System (RAPS). Using RAPS, applicants can upload the following required materials : a letter of application; curriculum vitae; the names of three persons who may be asked to provide a letter of reference; and a modest sample (article or book chapter) of scholarship. The letter of application should include a statement of which semester the applicant prefers, a short list of possible courses which the applicant might teach, and a description of the applicant's current research interests. RAPS will accommodate uploads of maximum two (2) megabytes in size).

For inquiries about the position please contact Alan Timberlake, at2205@columbia.edu.

For questions about the RAPS application process please contact David Eisenberg, de2205@columbia.edu

Required applicant documents for Upload: Curriculum Vitae, Cover Letter, List of References, Writing, Sample/Publication 1

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

To apply, go to: academicjobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=58163

Posted by sarayu at November 12, 2013 12:43 PM