Job Posting: Hindi Language Instructor at Rutgers University

The Department of African, Middle Eastern and South Asian Languages and Literatures at Rutgers University (New Brunswick) invites applications for a renewable annual position in Hindi language instruction beginning Fall, 2009, subject to final budgetary approval.

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The ideal candidate will have a PhD in a relevant field — e.g. Hindi, (Applied) Linguistics, (Foreign/Second/Heritage) Language Education, Second Language Acquisition — although candidates with an M.A. or M.S. will be considered. Native or near-native proficiency in both spoken and written Hindi, as well as competence in communicative, learner-centered language pedagogy and creative use of instructional technology, are required. Knowledge of Urdu and of both the Devanagari and Perso-Arabic alphabets would be an additional asset. The successful candidate will teach six courses per academic year at the elementary, intermediate and advanced levels. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Rutgers is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

A letter of application, updated CV, and three letters of recommendation should be submitted to:

Professor Alamin Mazrui
Chair, Hindi Search Committee
Department of African, Middle Eastern and South Asian Languages and Literatures
Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey
54 Joyce Kilmer Avenue
Lucy Stone Hall B 307
Piscataway, New Jersey 08854-8070.

Review of applications will commence March 16, 2009 and will continue until the position is filled.