The Department of South and Southeast Asian Studies at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for a one year appointment as a full time lecturer in Urdu. The appointment will begin on 7/1/2008 and may be renewed annually thereafter. The appointee will be required to teach three undergraduate courses per semester, namely Introductory, Intermediate and Advanced Urdu.
Applicants must possess native or near-native fluency in Urdu. An M.A. or Ph.D. degree in an appropriate field is desired, but not necessary. The salary will be commensurate with teaching experience.
A cover letter with the names and address of three referees, a C.V., samples of any relevant teaching materials authored by the applicant, and evaluations of past teaching should be directed to: the Chair of the Department of South and Southeast Asian Studies, 7233 Dwinelle Hall # 2540, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720-2540.
Applications must be postmarked by April 5, 2008. The University of California is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer.