Job Posting: Hindi Lecturer, National University of Singapore

Centre for Language Studies

National University of Singapore

The National University of Singapore (NUS) invites applications for the following full-time faculty position in the Centre for Language Studies : Lecturer for Hindi Language The Centre, a centre under the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, currently teaches twelve languages, mainly to undergraduates at elementary, intermediate and advanced levels. Applicants must be fluent in or have near native competency in Hindi and English. They should have a relevant Master’s degree from a reputed institution with at least three years of experience in teaching Hindi as a foreign language and curriculum development. Skills/knowledge/experience in the application of IT to language teaching and/or research in Hindi as a foreign language would be an advantage. Experience in teaching students from a wide range of linguistic backgrounds would be an asset. The appointee will assume the role of Convenor for Hindi language programme. Duties will include a wide range of teaching and developmental tasks for lectures and tutorials as well as the management of the Hindi language programme. Appointment will be made on a three-year contract, renewable subject to mutual agreement. Remuneration will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Standard leave and medical benefits are provided. For expatriate staff, a housing allowance may also be payable. Applicants may contact the Centre if they have any queries.

Applications are to be made in English. Those interested in the position should send a cover letter, a CV, a brief teaching philosophy statement, representative samples of self-developed teaching/learning material, copies of educational certificates and the names and contact information (postal and e-mail addresses, and fax numbers) of three academic referees to:

The Director

Centre for Language Studies

Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences

National University of Singapore

#02-05, AS4, 9 Arts Link

Singapore 117570

Tel: 6516-6346

Fax: 6777-7736

Email: clssec@nus.edu.sg

Review of applications will begin from April 19, 2010, and will continue until the position has been filled.

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Visit our website at http://www.fas.nus.edu.sg/cls/ for an official notice of the position and for information on the Centre and http://www.nus.edu.sg for information on the University.