Iranian Studies Program: Ehsan Yarshater Post-Doctoral Associate, 2023-24

Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center
New Haven, Connecticut
Posted Date
Nov 29, 2022

The Yale Program in Iranian Studies accepts applications for the Ehsan Yarshater Post-Doctoral Associate in Iranian and Persian Studies for 2023-2024 (renewable for one year).

The Post-Doctoral Associate will teach one course during the year, either in the Fall or the Spring semester, pursue their 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 2023 to May 2024. 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 in January 2023 (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,, for any questions related to the application process. You may visit the Program in Iranian Studies website here:

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