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Friday, October 22, 2010

The Department of South Asian Languages and Civilizations, University
of Chicago, invites applications for a junior, tenure-track position
in Hindi language and literature.  Candidates working in pre-modern
and/or modern Hindi are welcome to apply.  Candidates working in the
Hindi poetical tradition are especially encouraged to apply.  The
appointment is expected to start on July 1, 2011.  (Position
contingent upon final budgetary approval.)  The successful candidate
should have the PhD in hand by July 1, 2011.

Teaching duties are a minimum of four courses per year, distributed
over three quarters (autumn, winter, spring).  Among the four courses
taught, one must be offered in an undergraduate College Core sequence.
 The remaining three will include Hindi language classes at the
advanced (3rd-4th year) level, as well as individually-devised
graduate seminars.

Applications should include a cover letter, CV, evidence of teaching,
three letters of reference, and at least one sample of recent writing.
(None are returnable.) Cover letter and cv. must be submitted via the
Academic Careers Website Applications [ADDRESS??] .  All other
materials should be submitted both in hard copy and via email.
Electronic applications (PDF and/or MS Word) should be emailed to:
salc_searches@lists.uchicago.edu with subject heading "Hindi Search."
Paper applications and letters of reference should be mailed to:

Hindi Search Committee, Department of South Asian Languages and
Civilizations, University of Chicago, Foster Hall, 1130 E. 59th
Street, Chicago IL 60637-1543, U.S.A. (773-702-8373; fax:
773-834-3254).

Applications will be reviewed beginning December 10, 2010, and will
continue until the position is filled. No applications will be
considered which arrive after April 1 2011.

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.


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