Yale University, South Asian Studies Council, The MacMillan Center
Lector or Senior Lector in Sanskrit
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Connecticut, United States|
The South Asian Studies Council (SASC) at the MacMillan Center invites applications for a Lector or Senior Lector in South Asian Languages for Sanskrit beginning July 1, 2018 for a three-year term, renewable, with actual rank dependent on qualifications/experience. Primary duties include teaching five courses per year including elementary (2 courses) and intermediate (2 courses) in Classical Sanskrit. The fifth will be a lecture course in English focusing on literary, social, cultural and/or sociolinguistic topics pertaining to Sanskrit and Ancient India. The incumbent will advise students and participate in program building of South Asian Studies at Yale. He/she will be responsible for developing the broader curriculum and pedagogic materials for Sanskrit and related linguistic/cultural resources.
All applicants should have: 1) advanced level of expertise in Sanskrit; 2) strong English skills; 3) experience in teaching Sanskrit as a classical language and in other course contexts in a college or university environment; 4) an M.A. or other advanced degree in a relevant discipline; 5) experience in language pedagogy and familiarity with current methodology. Applicants should submit a cover letter, one-page description of research plans; a draft of a course syllabus and a title and a brief summary of a second course; a CV; and two letters of recommendation.
We are especially interested in candidates who can also connect their knowledge to the broader field of South Asian Studies and work across disciplinary divides. Salary is commensurate with experience and background.
Yale is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans, and underrepresented minorities are particularly welcome
Review of applications will begin on April 1, 2018, and continue until the position is filled. All information from the applicant should be submitted electronically through Interfolio: http://apply.interfolio.com/49249.
Kasturi Gupta, Program Director, The Whitney and Betty Macmillan Center for International and Area Studies, 34 Hillhouse Avenue, P.O. Box 208206 New Haven, CT 06520-8206 USA. Email: email@example.com
|Secondary Categories:||South Asian History / Studies