Sanskrit Lectureship at U Toronto

Ajay Rao ajay.rao at UTORONTO.CA
Mon Oct 15 17:53:52 UTC 2007

Dear friends and colleagues,

Please see the following advertisement for a three-year Sanskrit  
lectureship at the University of Toronto.

Ajay Rao
Assistant Professor
Historical Studies and Study of Religion
University of Toronto


The University of Toronto invites applications for a lectureship in  
Sanskrit to be jointly held in New College (St. George Campus) and at  
the University of Toronto Mississauga. Appointment will begin July 1,  

Qualifications for this position include a Ph.D. or ABD status and  
demonstrated excellence in language teaching.  The successful  
candidate will be responsible for instruction in Sanskrit and the  
development of the curriculum in consultation with South Asian and  
relevant University of Toronto Mississauga faculty.  Experience with  
the application of digital technologies to language learning is an  

This position is renewable annually for a period up to three years.   
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.   
Applications should include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae and a  
teaching portfolio. In addition, arrangements should be made for the  
submission of three letters of reference.  Applications may be emailed  
or mailed to

Professor Michael Lettieri,

Chair, Sanskrit Search Committee,

North Building, Room 235,

University of Toronto Mississauga,

Mississauga, Ontario,

Canada    L5L 1C6

fgichair at

Applications must be received by November 15, 2007.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within  
its community and especially welcomes applications from visible  
minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with  
disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may  
contribute to the further diversification of ideas. The University of  
Toronto offers the opportunity to teach and live in one of the most  
cosmopolitan cities in the world.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians  
and permanent residents will be given priority.

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