Ehsan Yarshater Fellowship in Iranian and Persian Studies

The Yale Program in Iranian Studies accepts applications for the Ehsan Yarshater Fellowship in Iranian and Persian Studies for 2019-20 (renewable for one year).

The Post-Doctoral Associate will teach one course during the year, either in the Fall or the Spring semester, pursue his/her own research, and participate in the activities of the Iranian Studies Program and Council on Middle East Studies. Post-doctoral Associates are expected to be in residence from August 2019 to May 2020. Applicants in all fields of humanities and social and political sciences who have recently received their PhDs or are in the early stages of their academic career may apply. Requirements include a viable research project, teaching an undergraduate seminar in the field of specialization, and normally residence in New Haven.

We will begin accepting applications immediately with review beginning on December 2018 (and continuing until the selection is final).

Yale University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Yale values diversity among its students, staff, and faculty and strongly welcomes applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans, and underrepresented minorities.

To apply, send a one-page statement, CV, synopsis of your research project, and a draft of a syllabus of a 13 week seminar you propose to teach at Yale. You’ll also need to have two letters of recommendation submitted on your behalf.

All information from the applicant should be submitted electronically through Interfolio.

Please contact Cristin Siebert by email, (link sends e-mail), for any questions related to the application process.

Application date
1 academic year, renewable
Social sciences