Université de Lausanne, Suisse, Department of Oriental Languages and Cultures
Professor or tenure track Assistant Professor, Urdu and Islam in medieval, modern and contemporary India
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Position:||Assistant Professor, Full Professor|
The Faculty of Arts, University of Lausanne (Switzerland), invites applications for a position of:
PROFESSOR OR TENURE TRACK ASSISTANT PROFESSOR AS A REGULAR PROFESSOR, 100% in
MEDIEVAL, MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY INDIAN STUDIES
Tenable from August 1, 2012
Activity rate: 100%
The person holding the position will operate within the Department of Slavonic and South Asian Languages and Cultures, and be highly competent in LITERATURES AND HISTORY OF ISLAMIC CULTURES IN INDIA. The scholar to take up the position is expected to play a cooperating role in building up a joint reflection on cultural transfers (Indo-Muslim worlds) and identity formation in South Asia (linguistic, social, religious aspects).
Applicants should hold a PhD degree within an area relevant to the study of literatures and history of the Islamic cultures of South Asia. Applications are welcomed from applicants with a background in the INTERACTIONS BETWEEN URDU AND HINDI AND THEIR ASSOCIATED CULTURES, with a profile in historical and philological study of literary texts.
The person holding the position will be responsible for the TEACHING OF URDU AND THE HISTORY OF INDIAN ISLAM. The weekly schedule is 6 hours courses. In addition, participation in post-graduate training, supervision of dissertations and theses, research, publications, and participation in administrative duties within the Department and the Faculty are required. Applicants must have a basic knowledge of French and/or be ready to teach in French after the first two years.
Applicants must submit curriculum vitae, a list of publications, documentation of teaching experience during the last three years, and the names and addresses of references, to be sent in ten copies to:
A l'att. de M. Adrian Spillmann
Université de Lausanne
Faculté des lettres, Secrétariat
Bâtiment Anthropole (bureau 4022)
September 15, 2011*
Promoting women's access to the academic career, the University of Lausanne encourages applications from women.
|Primary Category:||South Asian History / Studies