Assistant Professor, South Asian Languages and Literature
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||New York, United States|
University at Buffalo, SUNY, Assistant Professor, South Asian Languages and Literature
The University at Buffalo, SUNY, invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in South Asian Languages and Literature at the rank of Assistant Professor. Candidates must have a PhD in hand at the time of appointment (August 2010) and provide evidence of excellence in scholarly achievement and teaching. The appointment will be made initially in an appropriate existing department, pending the expected creation of a department of Asian studies that the successful candidate will join. The position requires teaching South Asian literature courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, guiding the expansion of South Asian language instruction, and possibly some teaching of advanced Hindi/Urdu. Research specialty is open, but concentration on Hindi/Urdu literature is strongly preferred. Collaboration with South Asianists in various departments to strengthen the South Asian component of the Asian studies program and establish a South Asia Institute at the university will be required. Teaching, salary, and privileges competitive with other Research Intensive AAU universities. We will begin reviewing applications on December 4, 2009.
Applicants must complete on-line application, attaching CV and cover letter, at http://www.ubjobs.buffalo.edu [posting # 0900409] and submit three letters of reference and publication samples to Chair, South Asian Languages and Literature Search Committee, 714 Clemens Hall, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14260. The University at Buffalo is an Equal
Opportunity Employer/Recruiter; women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
|Secondary Categories:||Asian History / Studies