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Henry S. Khanzadian Kazan Visiting Professorship in Armenian Studies

Staff Report

Appointment: Available either Fall 2006 or Spring 2007. (Candidates must specify semester for which they are applying.)

This is a one time appointment for one semester only.
Salary: Dependent upon academic preparation and professional experience.
Teaching Load: One course in modern Armenian studies (nineteenth or twentieth century) is required, other teaching is optional.
Instructional Level: Undergraduate

Specific Position Characteristics:
The successful candidate will be required to teach a single course in Armenian Studies in the modern period (nineteenth century or later). Candidates should indicate the specific course they propose to offer, including a very brief outline. In addition, the successful candidate will be required to give three public lectures on a single topic to be published later as a monograph. Candidates should indicate their three-lecture topic by title in their letter of application. The successful candidate may be expected to teach in a distance learning mode. The successful candidate will be expected to work cooperatively with faculty and staff in the department and college. The successful candidate may be asked to teach an additional 3-unit course during the semester.

Qualifications: Academic Preparation: An earned doctorate. Preference will be given to candidates with a completed Ph.D. in Armenian Studies or a related field, and who have published books and articles in the discipline of Armenian studies or Armenian history or a related area.

Teaching or Other Professional Experience:
The university is seeking candidates who possess a record of distinguished publication and research in modern Armenian studies and whose professional career has been in university teaching or research in Armenian Studies, Armenian History, or a closely related field. The successful candidate must have the ability to work effectively with faculty, staff and students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds.

Online application form can be found at http://www.csufresno.edu/aps/vacancy/sc1.pdf

Applications: Applicants should send a cover letter describing how they meet the requirements of the position. The letter should also specify the semester for which they are applying. A complete up-to-date curriculum vitae; three letters of recommendation; names, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses for five references must also be included with the application form. All materials should be sent directly to:

Dr. Bruce Thornton, Search Committee Chair
Department of Foreign Languages
California State University, Fresno
2320 E San Ramon Avenue M/S – EE96
Fresno, CA 93740-8030
Phone: (559) 278- 7037 Fax: (559) 278 -7878
e-mail to: Brucet@csufresno.edu

Open Until Filled: To ensure the fullest consideration of their application, applicants are encouraged to have all application materials on file by: January 31, 2006.