Lectureship in Hindi, University of Hamburg

Barbara Schuler fo6z001 at PUBLIC.UNI-HAMBURG.DE
Tue May 2 23:54:35 UTC 2000

                          Lectureship in Hindi

Applications are invited for a Lectureship in Hindi, beginning from 1
October 2000, due to
the retirement of Dr. Bahadur Singh. It is a permanent position. Before
officially taking up
the post, the appointed person has to pass a probation period of six

Ph.D. degree in Hindi language or literature is required. Experience in
teaching Hindi to non-
Indian students and knowledge of other new Indian languages are most
desirable. Candidates
with German language skills and the willingness eventually to teach in
German are
encouraged to apply.

The appointee will be required to teach Hindi from the basic to the
advanced level of the
program. The courses to be taught involve regular elementary language
tuition and readings
in modern Hindi literature, both prose and poetry. Therefore, a profound

knowledge of
developments in Hindi literature as well as skills in text analysis are
expected. A course in
a second new Indian language (preferably Punjabi, Bengali and/or Tamil)
is desirable.
Teaching obligations are 12 hours a week during the semester. The
appointee will also be
expected to cooperate and assist in various research projects of the

Applications, including CV and list of publications, should be sent
until 25 May 2000 to:

Prof M. Friedrich
Dean, Oriental Studies
Rothenbaumchaussee 67/69,
20148 Hamburg, Germany.

Further details may be obtained from:
Institute for India and Tibet
Neue Rabenstr. 3
20354 Hamburg, Germany.
tel. +49-40-42838-3385
fax +49-40-42838-6944

or, via email,  from Prof. T. Oranskaia
fo8a014 at rrz.uni-hamburg

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