The Department of Near Eastern Studies, College of Arts and Sciences, Cornell University, invites applications for a temporary position as a Teaching Associate in Persian language for one semester, August 16 – December 31, 2016. The successful candidate will teach two courses: Elementary and Intermediate Persian/Farsi. Minimum requirements are: a Masters’ Degree in a related field such as Persian Literature, Linguistics or Comparative Literature; experience teaching Persian language at the university level; and demonstrated commitment to innovative methods of language instruction. Please submit letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names and addresses of three references to Academic Jobs Online. The application deadline is May 22, 2016. Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. We’re an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. We actively encourage applications of women, persons of color, and persons with disabilities.
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"As for me, I will dwell at Mizpah …”: The Tell en-Nasbeh Excavations after 85 Years
Between 1926 and 1935 William F. Badè excavated Tell en-Nasbeh (biblical Mizpah of Benjamin) and uncovered approximately two-thirds of this eight-acre site, providing an unmatched view of a typical rural Israelite town in the hill country in the Iron Age.
I am absolutely ecstatic to have stumbled into NES via the Arabic program. My involvement with this department has been incredibly rewarding and illuminating, and I can safely say that the professors and students with whom I studied had a profoundly positive impact on both my career and my personality.Emily Koppelman, Class of 2013
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