The Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies at Columbia University invites applications for a tenured position at the level of associate professor or professor in Swahili studies and/or the broad East African Region (including Ethiopia). We seek a candidate with a distinguished record of scholarly inquiry in the humanities or humanistic social sciences, who will contribute to the broader intellectual community and mission of our multi-regional, trans-disciplinary department. We encourage all applicants in this area, including those with interest in history, politics, literature, visual arts and/or other cultural aspects of the Swahili-speaking people and/or the broad East African region (including Ethiopia and Somalia) and whose research draws upon primary sources in African languages.
The search committee will begin reviewing applications on November 10, 2018 and will accept them until the position is filled.
For more information and to apply for this position, go to: http://pa334.peopleadmin.com/postings/1537.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer