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Postdoctoral Position in Iranian Linguistics

Published: March 11, 2024


Open date: March 9, 2024

Next review date: Tuesday, Apr 30, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Wednesday, May 15, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


Applications are invited for the Elahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali Postdoctoral Fellowship in Iranian Linguistics in the Department of Linguistics at UCLA. The fellowship will have an initial appointment of two years, with up to one additional year. The preferred start date is September 23, 2024.

The selected candidate will conduct research in Iranian Linguistics at the Department of Linguistics at UCLA.

Applicant Qualifications: Scholars with research and publication experience are welcome to apply for the Elahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali Postdoctoral Fellowship in Iranian Linguistics. Applications will be accepted from individuals who have received a Ph.D. in Iranian Languages and Linguistics and related fields within the last ten years, or by the time of their appointment. Applicants shall also have knowledge of the Persian language and Iranian Linguistics.

Application Requirements: The applications must include: (a) a current resume/curriculum vitae; (b) a list of publications; (c) a research plan; (d) three reference letters from scholars in fields related to the proposed research; (e) identification of faculty members in the Department of Linguistics supporting the research plan; (f) sample (in English) of recent written work.

To apply, please submit your application through the UCRECRUIT web site at

If you have any questions about this position, please email the Department’s Academic Personnel Office at

The deadline for application is May 15, 2024.