SF State seeks senior scholar to serve as founding director of the Center for Iranian Diaspora Studies
San Francisco Sate University, College of Liberal & Creative Arts, invites applicant for the Neda Nobari Distinguished Chair and Director of the Center for Iranian Diaspora Studies.
The University seeks a senior scholar to serve in an academic leadership position as the founding Neda Nobari Distinguished Chair and Director of the Center for Iranian Diaspora Studies. The individual will be a senior scholar who will hold faculty rank and tenure in one of the academic units in the College of Liberal & Creative Arts.
The Center for Iranian Diaspora Studies, established by a generous gift from alumna Neda Nobari, will make visible, give voice to, and forge connections across the evolving Iranian diasporas in the United States and beyond. Its interdisciplinary focus will create opportunities for research, outreach, and campus/community programming in the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences as well as across all of the colleges at the university. The Center will develop collaborative opportunities for faculty and students to engage in research and scholarship on Iranian diasporas with a focus on transnational movements and migration patterns of Iranian communities around the globe, particularly in California, the United States, North America, and Europe. It will promote intellectual engagement and conversations with local, regional, national and global communities.