Patrick Olivelle jpo at UTS.CC.UTEXAS.EDU
Fri Oct 21 21:07:46 UTC 2005

Friends: please distribute this advertisement to other listserves and 
to individuals who may be interested. thanks.

patrick Olivelle

The University of Texas at Austin invites applications for the 
position of Director of the South Asia Institute. The University of 
Texas has made the South Asia region a priority for the entire 
institution. The Institute draws its members from across the various 
schools, colleges, and departments. Faculty with a South Asia 
concentration now number more than 50. The Institute houses the Title 
VI National Resource Center for South Asia and several endowments. 
The Director will be charged with providing leadership in making the 
University of Texas South Asia program the strongest in the world. 
The focus for new initiatives will be contemporary South Asia. 
Resources will be made available to make several new faculty 
appointments in areas such as economics, politics, ecology, public 
health, economics of international labor trends, globalization, 
security, international
trade, demography, geography, communication, energy, environment, 
education, and information technology. We are seeking candidates with 
demonstrable leadership and administrative skills, excellent networks 
in the business and/or policy arenas. Ph.D. preferred but not 
To learn more about the South Asia Institute visit

Applicant Instructions:
Please send a letter of interest, current CV, three letters of 
reference (sent to us directly by the referees): Director Search 
Committee South Asia Institute GEB 3.200, 1 University Station G6000 
The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas 78712. We will begin 
the process of reviewing the applications by January 15, 2006, 
although applications will be accepted after that date and the search 
will continue until an appointment is made. The University of Texas 
at Austin is an AA/EEO employer.

A background check will be conducted on the applicant selected. The 
University of Texas at Austin is an Affirmative Action/Equal 
Opportunity Employer.

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