Bengali Lecturer Position at Michigan

Madhav Deshpande mmdesh at UMICH.EDU
Fri Apr 16 09:25:58 EDT 2004


Please pass on the following information to all interested groups and individuals:

> The Department of Asian Languages and Cultures at the University of Michigan invites applications for an open position for Lecturer in Bengali for a one academic year (9 month) appointment, with the possibility of renewal, beginning September 1, 2004.  The position is contingent upon enrollments and funding.  The applicants are expected to have an M.A. in a relevant field (Linguistics, Second Language Acquisition, Literature etc.), native or near-native proficiency in Bengali, both spoken and written, and fluency in English.  Experience of teaching Bengali language, especially to non-native college students, is a plus.  The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses in all levels of Bengali language (from elementary to advanced), and develop appropriate teaching materials, in consultation with departmental faculty.  Complete dossiers will include a CV, a statement of purpose, relevant publications including prepared teaching materials, student evaluations if available, three letters of reference, and a letter of application.  The dead-line for receiving all these materials is May 20, 2004.   Please send your materials to Professor Madhav Deshpande, Chair, Bengali Search Committee, Department of Asian Languages and Cultures, 3070 Frieze Building, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-1285, USA.  Fax: (734) 647-0157.  Email:  mmdesh at umich.edu.  The University of Michigan is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer.
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