Job Posting: Hindi/Urdu Lecturer, UC Davis

The Program in Middle East/South Asia Studies at the University of California, Davis seeks a lecturer to teach Hindi/Urdu in a new and growing program for the 2008-09 academic year. The lecturer will teach nine courses over three quarters, September 22, 2008 June 12, 2009, and there may be additional support. Successful candidates will also be considered to co-teach an intensive 15-unit course in Hindi/Urdu during the 2008 Summer Session. Applicant must have an M.A. or a Ph.D., or be A.B.D, preferably in Hindi/Urdu or a related field. Applicant should have experience teaching Hindi/Urdu as a second language at the college level. Salary is contingent upon qualifications and experience. Percent of employment is determined by number of courses taught.

Please send a letter of application indicating the texts and methods that you have used in Hindi/Urdu instruction, a C.V., one-two sets of student course evaluations, sample tests and quizzes, and three letters of reference to: Professor Suad Joseph, Director, Middle East/South Asia Studies Program, 156 Everson Hall, One Shields Avenue, University of California, Davis, CA 95616. For more information e-mail: mesastaff@ucdavis.edu and check our website at http://mesa.ucdavis.edu/. The University of California, Davis is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Review of applications will begin on March 14, 2008.