PRECEPTOR IN PERSIAN – Harvard University
The Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations seeks applications for a preceptor in Persian beginning September 2012. The position is renewable on a yearly basis for up to eight years pending enrollments and performance. Teaching duties will include a minimum of five courses per year.
The successful applicant should be well versed on the issues of teaching Persian as a foreign language, have experience in teaching all levels of Persian language and literature, both classical and modern. Specialization in Persian literature, linguistics and culture, or intellectual history is highly desirable.
A strong doctoral record is preferred.
A dossier including a letter of application, a CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of reference, should be submitted no later than April 20, 2012, to the Harvard Employment website:
Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations
Harvard is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Applications from women and minorities are strongly encouraged.