Assistant Professor Position, Stanford University

Assistant Professor—Social Sciences

STANFORD UNIVERSITY invites applications for a tenure-line, assistant professor position in SOUTH ASIAN STUDIES to begin in the academic year 2017-18. The scholar appointed will be based in an academic department but is also expected to make contributions to the interdisciplinary study of South Asia across the university.

The appointment will be in either the Political Science or Sociology Department within the School of Humanities and Sciences. Teaching responsibilities will be determined by the home department.

Applicants should provide a cover letter including a brief statement of research interests (no more than 3-pages long), curriculum vitae including a list of publications, and one sample of recent scholarship. Applicants should arrange to have three letters of reference submitted by the deadline to Academic Jobs Online.

Please go to the following link to apply for this position:

For full consideration, materials should be received by September 15, 2016.


Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of, and applications from, women, members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research, teaching and clinical missions.