South Asia Studies standing faculty position in the literary cultures of north India
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Pennsylvania, United States|
|Position:||Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Full Professor|
South Asia Studies standing faculty position in the Literary Cultures of North India
Position type: Tenure/ Tenure track
The Department of South Asia Studies at the University of Pennsylvania seeks to appoint a standing faculty member who is a specialist in the literary cultures of north India, 1600 to the present, with special focus on Hindi and/or Urdu. Rank is open. Candidates must have expert knowledge of the relevant language and its literature (including Hindi and/or Urdu), its literary milieux, its relationship to other languages, and its historical development. The successful applicant will display demonstrable excellence in undergraduate teaching, as well as the ability to supervise graduate student work in relevant languages (including Hindi and/or Urdu) in a wide array of disciplinary contexts.
Applications will be reviewed starting October 1, 2010 and will continue until the position is filled. Applications should be submitted on-line at
and include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, representative publications, sample syllabi for both graduate and undergraduate courses, and a statement of research interests. Candidates for the tenure-track level of assistant professor should also submit the names and contact information of three individuals who will provide a letter of recommendation. Senior candidates should not include referee information at this point. Only online applications will be accepted.
The University of Pennsylvania is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.
only online applications will be accepted