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The Department of Middle Eastern and South Asian Languages and Cultures at the University of Virginia invites applications for a one-year replacement position as Lecturer in Hindi, to begin 25 August 2011. The successful applicant will be asked to teach three classes in Hindi language per semester. Native or near-native fluency is required, and experience in teaching Hindi at the university level is preferred. Candidates must hold an MA or PhD degree.

Review of applications begins immediately.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of introduction and curriculum vitae to Farzaneh Milani at fmm2z@virginia.edu.

The University of Virginia is an EO/AA employer.

 

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is accepting applications for a lecturer position in Urdu, to begin on August 29, 2011.

For details about the position and application procedures please refer to http://www.ohr.wisc.edu/pvl/pv_070292.html

Application deadline is May 20, 2011.

Visiting Faculty or Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow in Sanskrit Literature

The Department of Asian Studies at the University of British Columbia invites applications for a Visiting Faculty or Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow in Sanskrit Literature for the 2011-2012 academic year. Applicants with a Ph. D. in a relevant field are encouraged to apply; ABDs nearing completion will also be considered. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a year-long reading course in advanced Sanskrit, and two undergraduate courses in premodern South Asian culture. Expertise in the Sanskrit language is required, and teaching experience in premodern South Asian literature is desirable. The term of appointment will be July 1, 2011 to June 30, 2012.

Applicants should provide a cover letter identifying teaching and research interests, a current c.v., a sample of scholarly writing, and a teaching portfolio (if applicable). Applicants should also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent under separate cover to: Chair, Sanskrit Postdoc Search Committee, Asian Studies, Asian Centre, 1871 West Mall, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z2, CANADA. Review of applications will begin on March 15, 2011 and will continue until the position is filled.

For more information on the department, visit www.asia.ubc.ca.

This appointment is subject to final budgetary approval.

UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

Lecturer in Hindi-Urdu & Sanskrit Languages

The University of British Columbia is accepting applications for one renewable 12-month lecturer position in Hindi-Urdu & Sanskrit languages, commencing July 1, 2011. The successful applicant will be asked to teach 24 credits (4 year-long courses) of Hindi and Sanskrit language courses at all levels. Depending on the applicant’s area of expertise, the 24 credit teaching load might include undergraduate lecture courses on South Asian culture, religion, literature or film.

Applicants are expected to have a spoken and written command of Hindi, as well as expertise in Sanskrit. Knowledge of Urdu is also desirable. Applicants should possess a Master’s degree in a relevant field, and teaching experience in North America at college/university level; strong preference will be given for applicants with training in Applied Linguistics or Language Education.

Please send applications, including a letter of interest, Curriculum Vitae, and three names of reference to: Hindi-Urdu/Sanskrit Lecturer Search Committee, Department of Asian Studies, University of British Columbia, 1871 West Mall, Vancouver, BC Canada V6T-1Z2. Review of applications will begin on March 15, 2011 and will continue until the position is filled.

This position is subject to final budgetary approval.  UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. We encourage all qualified persons to apply. However, Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. For information about the Department, please visit www.asia.ubc.ca.