Skt. Job offering at Harvard

witzel at witzel at
Fri Nov 15 18:30:46 UTC 1996

SEARCH for Assist. Prof. of Sanskrit:

I transmit the following item which is being published in Higher 
Education / NY Times, etc. these days:



Assistant Professor for three-year employment (with possibility of re- 
appointment). Starting with the 1997/98 academic year. 

The main task of the successful candidate will be to teach undergraduate
and graduate courses in Classical Sanskrit language and literature. The
department welcomes scholars with expertise in philosophy, grammar,
history, etc. and in other South Asian languages and regional

Teaching experience will play a major role in the decision. The candidate 
must have completed all formal work toward the Ph.D.

Harvard University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action 
employer: women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Application 
deadline is January 8, 1997.

For more information on the position and for benefit policies, contact P. 
Oktor Skjaervo, at (617) 496 5756, Department of Sanskrit and Indian 
Studies, Harvard University, 53 Church Street, Cambridge MA 02138, USA.
fax 617- 496 8571.

<< Privately, I add the following note: "3 years with poss. of
re-appointment" NORMALLY means possibility to teach 3 + max. 5 years as
Ass./Assoc. Prof. -- Not an *automatic* "tenure track" position. Ask the
admin. for details! --  MW >>

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