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Turpanjian Chair in Contemporary Armenian Studies

Social Sciences Los Angeles, California

The Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences and the USC Dornsife Institute of Armenian Studies at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, California, invite applications for the Turpanjian Chair in Contemporary Armenian Studies.  The search is rank-open (Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Professor), and applications from all social science and humanities disciplines are welcome.  Scholars whose work focuses on diaspora, immigration, transnationalism, race/identity, nationalism, post-Soviet studies, and transitions to democracy—including such work in comparative perspective—are particularly encouraged to apply.  The successful candidate will have a primary appointment in his/her disciplinary home department. In addition, the successful candidate will be an affiliate of the USC Dornsife Institute of Armenian Studies, and if s/he is of the appropriate rank, will be invited to serve as the Director of Research in the Institute. Applicants must have a doctoral degree in their field of study.

In addition to the letter of application, interested candidates should provide a research statement, their curriculum vitae, and a list of references.  All application materials must be combined into and uploaded as one PDF document.  In order to be considered for this position, all candidates must apply via the "Apply" link at the top or bottom of this page.  Applications will begin to be reviewed on March 19 but the position will remain open until filled.  Inquiries may be directed to Silva Sevlian or Laurie Brand

USC is an equal-opportunity educator and employer, proudly pluralistic and firmly committed to providing equal opportunity for outstanding persons of every race, gender, creed and background. The University particularly encourages women, members of underrepresented groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply. USC will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship. Further information is available by contacting .

REQ20056613 Posted Date: 02/21/2018

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