Job Posting - U. Chicago (fwd)

David Magier magier at
Sat Apr 15 11:50:28 UTC 1995

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                                                          David Magier 
                                                 The South Asia Gopher

The University of Chicago
Department of South Asian Languages and Civilizations
Foster Hall
1130 East 59th Street
Chicago IL 60637-1543
Tel./Fax: 312-702-8373
Email: khm3 at

Tenure-Track Position in South Asian Languages and Civilizations

The Department of South Asian Languages and Civilizations at the 
University of Chicago invites applications for a tenure-track position at 
the rank of assistant professor to begin in the 1996-97 academic year. 
This is a re-advertisement for a position first announced in summer, 1994.

We are seeking an individual whose scholarly project demonstrates a clear 
commitment to the critical analysis of South Asian textual traditions. 
Essential qualifications are mastery of one or more South Asian 
languages, and demonstrated engagement with pertinent theoretical issues 
in contemporary textual, cultural, or social perspectives on South Asia. 
The historical period is  modern or medieval (not "classical").

The appointee will be expected to participate actively in our graduate 
core courses on the theory and practice of South Asian studies; to 
complement and enhance the research agendas of the program in the 
social/cultural, intellectual, or literary history of South Asia, or in 
contemporary South Asian cultural studies, and to contribute to general 
education at the undergraduate level. Teaching responsibilities include 
advanced philological work in one of the following languages: Bengali, 
Hindi, Persian, Tamil, or Urdu.

Applicants are requested to send a detailed letter describing their 
current research program and their teaching interests, a current c.v., a 
representative sample of their scholarly writing, and three letters of 
recommendation. The closing date for application is October 1, 1995. 
Please direct all correspondence to:

Search Committee
Department of South Asian Languages and Civilizations
The University of Chicago
1130 E. 59th St.
Chicago, IL 60637-1543, USA

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity 


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