[INDOLOGY] Lecturer in Sanskrit, UBC Vancouver

adheesh sathaye adheesh1 at gmail.com
Mon Nov 1 15:09:01 UTC 2021

Dear Colleagues,

The Department of Asian Studies, at The University of British Columbia, Vancouver campus seeks to make a full-time appointment in the field of Sanskrit at the rank of Lecturer.

The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching Sanskrit language courses at the introductory and intermediate level, and undergraduate content courses, taught in English, on allied topics in South Asian humanities, such as cultural history, religions (including early Buddhism), philosophy, or Yoga studies. We are especially interested in candidates with experience in/promise for integrating innovative pedagogies, including flexible and/or online learning, into the curriculum. A PhD in Sanskrit or a closely related field is required; ABDs are welcome to apply. 

This is a full-time position for an initial term of 3 years, including a probationary first year. Lecturer positions at UBC are appointments without review (i.e. non-tenure track), renewable for successive terms, subject to availability of funds and demonstration of excellence in teaching and service, in accordance with the Collective Agreement between UBC and the UBC Faculty Association.

At the moment we are asking for a letter of application, CV, statements of teaching philosophy & diversity/equity, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and names of three references. Long-listed applicants will be asked to submit additional materials in support of their application. 

For more information on requirements, responsibilities, and to apply, please visit https://asia.ubc.ca/job-opportunities/lecturer-in-sanskrit/
Applications will close on December 6, 2021. 

If you have any questions or inquiries, please contact Adheesh Sathaye at: adheesh at mail.ubc.ca.

With all best wishes,

Dr. Adheesh Sathaye
Associate Professor of Sanskrit Literature and South Asian Folklore 
Dept. of Asian Studies || University of British Columbia
408-1871 West Mall || Vancouver BC CANADA V6T1Z2
adheesh at mail.ubc.ca  || +1.604.822.5188

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