**Lecturer in Tibetan, University of Chicago**

Christian K. Wedemeyer wedemeyer at UCHICAGO.EDU
Fri Nov 20 17:04:30 UTC 2009

The Department of South Asian Languages and Civilizations, University  
of Chicago, invites applications for a full-time Lecturer in Tibetan.  
Appointment will be for one year, renewable for one or more multiple- 
year terms upon satisfactory review. The appointment is expected to  
start 1 July 2010.

Position and renewal are contingent upon budgetary approval.

The Lecturer will teach a minimum of six courses per year, distributed  
over three quarters (autumn, winter, spring). Courses will include  
both Modern Standard and Classical Tibetan and will be regular  
language courses within the three levels of 1st year, 2nd year, and  
3rd/4th year Tibetan.  Language lecturers are also expected to work  
one-on-one with advanced students as the need arises as well as offer  
occasional Reading Courses to individual students.  The Lecturer will  
take part in workshops, departmental meetings, colloquia, and informal  
events directed toward graduate training and development.

M.A. or PhD preferred in a relevant Humanities discipline.

Application materials must include cover letter, CV, and two letters  
of support submitted as follows:

1) Cover letter and CV must be uploaded to the Academic Careers  
Opportunities Website at (https://academiccareers.uchicago.edu);

2) Letters of support must be emailed to: salcsearches at lists.uchicago.edu 
  with subject heading "Tibetan Search" and

3) Signed, hard copy letters of support should also be mailed to:

Tibetan Search, South Asian Languages and Civilizations, University of  
Chicago, 1130 E. 59th Street, Chicago IL 60637-1543, U.S.A.

Review of applications will begin 1 January 2010 and close 1 March  
2010.  No application will be considered until all electronically  
uploaded materials, emailed materials and paper materials are received.

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity  

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