[INDOLOGY] Job Announcement, University of Pennsylvania

Andrew Nicholson andrew.nicholson at stonybrook.edu
Thu Aug 22 17:02:52 UTC 2013

Dear Indology-L members,

I have been asked to post a job announcement (below) to the list on
behalf of the University of Pennsylvania's South Asia Studies

Andrew J. Nicholson
Associate Professor
SUNY Stony Brook
Stony Brook, NY 11794-5343  USA
Tel: (631) 632-4030  Fax: (631) 632-4098


The South Asia Studies Department at the University of Pennsylvania
invites applications for a full-time appointment as Lecturer in
Sanskrit. The appointment will begin in August 2014 and includes
teaching six courses per academic year. This appointment will be for
one academic year with the possibility of annual renewal for up to an
additional two years, contingent upon a satisfactory performance
review and approval of the Dean.

The appointee will be expected to contribute to the long-term quality,
stability and development of the Sanskrit program at Penn. Candidates
must have research and teaching experience in Sanskrit. A PhD or
near-PhD is strongly preferred. Preference will be given to candidates
with proven creativity and pedagogical success in the design and
delivery of courses, particularly at the elementary and intermediate
levels of instruction.

Submit a cover letter, CV, and a statement of teaching philosophy and
methods via the University job search web site at:
Also submit the names and contact information of three referees who
have agreed to provide letters of reference. The University will
contact the referees with instructions on how to submit their letters.
Review of applications will begin immediately and the process will
continue until the position is filled.


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