Department of the Languages and Cultures of South Asia
SOAS, University of London
Closing date for applications: 18 July 2012
0.65 full-time equivalent
Fixed term 1-year contract
Grade 7 (£30,122) pro rata p.a. plus £2,134 pro rata p.a. London Allowance
The Department of the Languages and Cultures of South Asia seeks to appoint a Senior Teaching Fellow in Sanskrit for the Academic Year 2012-13. This is a fractional position (approx 0.65 fraction of full-time) for a fixed term of one year.
You will have expertise in Sanskrit Language and Literature and will be responsible generally for SOAS’ provision in Sanskrit for the academic year 12-13. (Contract start-date ideally 1 September 2012). Your main teaching duties will be to convene, teach and assess three full-year courses (Sanskrit Language 1, Sanskrit Language 2, Sanskrit Literature a combined total of 12 contact hours per week for 22 weeks). In addition you will deliver a total of 20 hours of lectures and tutorial classes relating to Sanskrit within the UG course South Asian Culture and the PG course Literatures of South Asia. Additional duties will include associated preparation, administration, examination/assessment, office hours, etc.
Further particulars (job description and person specification) can be obtained from the Head of Department, Dr Justin Watkins (email@example.com), to whom formal applicants should send:
- a curriculum vitae
- a 1-page personal statement detailing relevant experience/skills
- the name of one academic referee who can supply a reference by email before the deadline.
Eligibility: this position is not eligible to meet the requirements for assigning a Certificate of Sponsorship to obtain permission to work in the UK.