University of California - Berkeley, South and Southeast Asian Studies
Assistant Professor, Modern Hindi Literature
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||California, United States|
|Position:||Tenure Track Faculty|
Assistant Professor of Modern Hindi Literature and Cultures
The Department of South and Southeast Asian Studies, University of California, Berkeley,
seeks to appoint an Assistant Professor of Modern Hindi Literature and Cultures (tenure track).
PhD by 31 December, 2012, is required. July 1, 2013, start date. The department
will consider applications from scholars working in any discipline, genre or period, but is
especially interested in expanding its research and teaching activities in the modern era
(19th century to the present). Candidates are expected to have advanced literacy in Hindi,
the capacity to work with original texts, and a record of publications that deals centrally
with Hindi literature. Duties include teaching and developing graduate and
undergraduate courses, co-ordination of Hindi language instruction, and supervision of
graduate degree candidates. The successful candidate will have demonstrated the
potential for intellectual innovation and exceptional promise in research and teaching.
Applications must include a statement of research plans and teaching interests, a CV (~ 3
pages), up to three significant writing samples (~ 30 pages each), and sample syllabi.
Applicants must arrange for direct submission of three signed letters of recommendation.
All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California
state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third
party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of
confidentiality: http://apo.chance.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html. To apply, please go to the
following link: http://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF00085. Applications must be
received by December 17, 2012. Applications may also be sent by mail to Chair, Hindi
Search Committee, Department of South and Southeast Asian Studies, 7233 Dwinelle
#2540, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720-2540, USA.
The department particularly welcomes applications from candidates with a record that
illustrates their commitment to supporting Berkeley’s plan for equity and inclusion
[http://diversity.berkeley.edu/StrategicPlan], and who express what their contributions
would be. The University of California, Berkeley is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action Employer and is committed to addressing the family needs of faculty, including
dual career couples and single parents (see http://calcierge.berkeley.edu/ for details).
|Primary Category:||South Asian History / Studies