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From: Bagnall, Chip <cbagnall@sas.upenn.edu>
Date: Fri, 17 Dec 2021 at 10:09
Subject: Job Posting at UPenn/Sanskrit Lecturer
To: indology-owner@list.indology.info <indology-owner@list.indology.info>


I was wondering if it would be possible to post the attached Sanskrit Lecturer via the Indology listserv (posting is with UPenn)?


Many thaks,


Chip Bagnall

Department Administrator

Department of South Asia Studies

University of Pennsylvania

820 Williams Hall


(215) 898-7475

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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 2022 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.
Applications will be reviewed starting January 31 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.
Applications should be submitted on-line at http://apply.interfolio.com/100232 and include a cover
letter, a curriculum vitae, a statement of language pedagogy philosophy and experience, a statement
of research interests, and the names and contact information of three individuals who will provide a
letter of recommendation. Recommenders will be contacted by the University with instructions on
how to submit a letter of recommendation to the website. Please direct all inquiries to Dr. Davesh
Soneji (dsoneji@upenn.edu), Dr. Daud Ali (daudali@sas.upenn.edu) or Chip Bagnall
The Department of South Asia Studies is strongly committed to Penn’s Action Plan for Faculty
Diversity and Excellence and to creating a more diverse faculty (for more information
see: http://www.upenn.edu/almanac/volumes/v58/n02/diversityplan.html). The University of
Pennsylvania is an EOE. Minorities/Women/Individuals with disabilities/Protected Veterans are
encouraged to apply.
The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from
diverse backgrounds. The University of Pennsylvania does not discriminate on the basis of race,
color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship
status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class status in the administration
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Programs, Sansom Place East, 3600 Chestnut Street, Suite 228, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6106; or
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