Sanskrit Studies Position, U. of Chicago

Tue Oct 20 03:25:06 UTC 1992

Status: RO

I would be very grateful if colleagues could pass on the following
announcement to interested parties.
Sheldon Pollock
U. of Chicago
The Department of South Asian Languages and Civilizations at the University
of Chicago seeks to fill a position in Sanskrit studies to begin fall,
1993. This will be a tenure-track appointment at the rank of assistant
We are looking for expertise and range in Sanskrit and demonstrated
engagement with contemporary theoretical issues pertaining to South Asian
studies. Primary teaching duties include elementary and advanced
(especially classical) Sanskrit, in rotation with other faculty, and
participation in our theoretically oriented graduate core courses.
Knowledge of other premodern South Asian languages will be an advantage.
Candidates are asked to send a c.v., and a letter fully describing their
current and longterm research and teaching interests (samples of
scholarship and letters of recommendation may be requested at a later date)
Sanskrit Studies Search Committee
Dept. of South Asian Languages and Civilizations
The University of Chicago
Foster Hall
1130 East 59th St.
Chicago, IL 60637-1543
Screening will begin January 15, 1993.

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