Hindi/Urdu Lecturer position at the University of Michigan

Madhav Deshpande mmdesh at UMICH.EDU
Mon Nov 22 00:44:10 UTC 2004

Please pass this information to all interested lists and individuals:

The Department of Asian Languages and Cultures at the University of 
Michigan invite applications for an open position for Lecturer in Urdu 
and Hindi for a one-year appointment, renewable, beginning September 1, 
2005. Applicants are expected to have an M.A. in a relevant field 
(linguistics, SLA , literature, history), experience in teaching Urdu 
and Hindi as a second language, native or near-native fluency in Urdu, 
both spoken and written and fluency in English. The successful candidate 
will be expected to teach courses in all levels of Urdu, and an 
occasional course in First-year Hindi. Full-time teaching load: 10-12 
contact hours per term. Complete dossiers will include a CV, a statement 
of purpose, relevant publications, three letters of reference and a 
letter of application. Please provide evidence of teaching excellence. 
Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2005. The final date 
for receipt of applications is January 31, 2005. All applications will 
be acknowledged. 

Please send materials to 
Dr. Tahsin Siddiqi 
Department of Asian Languages and Cultures 
University of Michigan 
3070 Frieze Building 
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1285 

The University of Michigan is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action 
Employer. Women and members of minority groups are especially encouraged 
to apply. 

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