[INDOLOGY] Open-Rank Faculty Position in Classical Studies of South Asia at UT-Austin

Donald R Davis drdj at austin.utexas.edu
Wed Aug 25 19:11:31 UTC 2021

The Department of Asian Studies at the University of Texas at Austin<https://liberalarts.utexas.edu/asianstudies/> invites applications for an open-rank (tenured or tenure-track) faculty position in Classical Studies of South Asia, to begin in academic year 2022-23. We seek candidates with research interests centered in a humanities discipline in a period before 1800. In addition to contributing to our Core Texts & Ideas Program<https://liberalarts.utexas.edu/coretexts/>, the successful candidate will be expected to engage in scholarly research, teach two courses per semester (including advanced Sanskrit), supervise students at the undergraduate, M.A., and Ph.D. levels, and contribute to the intellectual life and service needs of the department and the university.

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. for appointment as Assistant Professor or higher ranks, or expect to obtain it within a year of joining the faculty as Instructor. Applicants should have a strong publication and research record, a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching through innovative course topics and pedagogy, and excellent proficiency in their research language(s) as well as in English. Qualified applicants must have an excellent command of Sanskrit and preference will be given to applicants who also have strong knowledge of a second South Asian language. We are interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching, research and service.

Application Instructions
Applicants should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae that includes a list of taught and proposed courses, a scholarly writing sample, and a list of three referees (we may request letters of recommendation, syllabi, course evaluations, and other materials at a later point) via Interfolio<https://apply.interfolio.com/92689>. For additional application instructions, please contact Lucy Enniss, enniss.lucy at austin.utexas.edu<mailto:enniss.lucy at austin.utexas.edu>. For additional position information, please contact Donald Davis, chair of the search committee, drdj at austin.utexas.edu<mailto:drdj at austin.utexas.edu>. If you do not have a dossier account with Interfolio, you will be prompted to create one prior to applying for the position. Assistance is available from Interfolio’s Customer Support: help at interfolio.com<mailto:help at interfolio.com> or (877) 997-8807.


Applications must be completed and received by October 15, 2021.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. Position funding is subject to budget availability.

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