Job posting: Das Professor of Sanskrit at Brown University
Toke Lindegaard Knudsen
toke_knudsen at MAC.COM
Mon Sep 4 21:26:23 UTC 2006
The below might be of interest to members of the list.
The Department of Classics at Brown University has been authorized to
announce a search for the Das Professor of Sanskrit. The Das Professor
will teach Sanskrit language as well as courses in translation, and we
anticipate that he or she will establish connections with other
colleagues and units at Brown focused on South Asia and on the ancient
world. Prerequisites for consideration include distinction in
scholarship and teaching in any aspect of Sanskrit language and
literature and the cultures of South Asia associated therewith.
Candidates should submit a letter of application and a curriculum
vitae, including the names and contact information of at least five
Applications should be sent, preferably by November 1, 2006, to: Chair
of the Sanskrit Search Committee, Department of Classics, Brown
University, Providence, RI 02912, USA. Review of applications will
begin immediately and continue until the position is filled or closed.
Finalists will be invited to campus for interviews early in 2007.
Inquiries may be directed to John_Bodel at brown.edu. Brown University is
committed to diversity in its faculty and encourages applications from
qualified women and under-represented minority candidates.
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