SARAI: Position announcement

David Magier magier at COLUMBIA.EDU
Thu Oct 21 13:15:49 UTC 1999

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South Asian and Comparative Literatures

The Program in Comparative Literature, the Department of Linguistics, and
the Program in South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, University of
Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, are seeking a Visiting Assistant Professor in
South Asian and Comparative Literatures. Appointment effective January 1,
2000; this position may become permanent. A completed doctorate in hand by
the appointment date, good evidence of strong scholarly potential, and
relevant teaching experience are required. The primary focus of the
position is on Hindi literature; candidates are expected to have
additional expertise in one or more other major South-Asian literary
traditions. Candidates should be prepared to teach introductory
comparative literature courses in Asian and World literatures, and
advanced undergraduate and graduate courses in the literatures of
specialization and in comparative literature.  Salary dependent on
experience and qualifications.  For full consideration, send a letter
of application, curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference by
November 1, 1999 to Chair, South Asian Literature Search, Program in
Comparative Literature, University of Illinois, 707 S. Mathews,
Urbana, IL 61801.  Tel. (217) 333-4987.  Minorities, women, and other
designated class members are encouraged to apply.  The University of
Illinois is an AA-EOE.

Hans Henrich Hock
Professor of Linguistics and Sanskrit
Linguistics, 4088 FLB MC-168, University of Illinois
707 S. Mathews, Urbana IL 61801-3652
telephone: (217) 333-0357 or 333-3563 (messages)
e-mail: hhhock at
fax: (217) 333-3466

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