SARAI: yet another job announcement

David Magier magier at COLUMBIA.EDU
Wed Oct 27 01:05:05 UTC 1999

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From: "Stuart Blackburn" <Sb12 at>
Subject: Re: Urdu post at SOAS

University of London

Lectureship in Urdu

Vacancy 99/76

Applications are invited for a Lectureship in Urdu in the Department of the
Languages and Cultures of South Asia at the School of Oriental and African

The key responsibilities will include teaching and research in Urdu
language and literature and the Islamic culture of India and Pakistan.
Applicants should have completed or be very close to completing, a PhD on a
relevant subject, and provide evidence of an ability to produce research of
a high quality.  The successful candidate should  be competent to teach
Urdu to non-native speakers and be able to contribute to English-based
courses on South Asian literatures and cultures.

The appointment will date from 1 September 2000, but could begin earlier if
a suitable candidate is available.  It will be for five years initially.
It will be made on Lecturer A scale (#17,238-#22,579 p.a.) or Lecturer B
scale (#23,521-30,065 p.a.), depending on qualifications and experience,
plus London Allowance, currently #2,134 p.a.  Membership of USS will be

An application form and further particulars may be obtained from the
Personnel Office, School of Oriental and African Studies, Thornhaugh
Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG (tel:  0171 691 3400,  fax no. 0171
636 2779,  E-mail address:  personnel at  Overseas candidates may
apply directly by letter supported by a full curriculum vitae, and the
names, addresses, fax, telephone numbers, and where possible e-mail
addresses, of three referees.

Closing date:   Wednesday 1 December 1999

SOAS is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from the
disabled, ethnic minorities and women.

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