Position at the University of British Columbia

Richard Salomon rsalomon at U.WASHINGTON.EDU
Tue Nov 23 12:09:09 EST 2004


Dear Ashok,

Do you think that someone like my former students Tim Lenz or Jason Neelis
would be competitive candidates for this position?

Rich

----- Original Message -----
From: "Ashok Aklujkar" <aklujkar at INTERCHANGE.UBC.CA>
To: <INDOLOGY at liverpool.ac.uk>
Sent: Monday, November 22, 2004 4:42 PM
Subject: Position at the University of British Columbia


> Dear Colleagues,
>
> Kindly bring the announcement reproduced below to the attention of all
> qualified scholars. Most inquiries will probably be better answered by the
> Chair, South Asian Search, Dept. of Asian Studies, Univ. of British
> Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V6T 1Z2. However, if the
> prospective candidates specializing in one or more of the following areas
> need some specific  information pertaining to the study of the areas at
> UBC,
> I may be able to supply it (such interested persons, as far as possible,
> should call me on my office telephone number, 1 (country code)- 604 (area
> code)-822-5185,  before contacting the Chair; I am unlikely to find the
> time
> needed to respond to e-mails; messages for me to return the call can be
> left
> on 1-604-822-0019): Sanskrit, Pali, Prakrit, Indology in general, early
> Hinduism/Vedism/Brahmanism, Indian Buddhism, Jainism, Indian philosophy.
>
> Many thanks. Sorry for any cross-postings.
>
> Ashok Aklujkar
> Professor
>
>
>
> South Asian History, Language and Culture
> University of British Columbia
>
> The Dept. of Asian Studies seeks to appoint an assistant professor (tenure
> track) of South Asian History, Language and Culture to begin in July
> 2005.  The successful candidate is expected to have an earned doctorate,
> an
> outstanding research agenda, excellent knowledge of a South Asian language
> required for her/his research and evidence of excellence in
> scholarship.  Applicants should send a letter of application describing
> their research interests and agenda, a current CV, and complete
> transcripts
> of university-level education, and should arrange for three letters of
> reference to be sent to the Chair, South Asian Search, Dept. of Asian
> Studies, Univ. of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
> V6T
> 1Z2.  Letters of application and supporting materials can also be sent
> electronically to asia.admin at arts.ubc.ca.  The deadline for applications
> is
> December 15, 2004.  The position is subject to final budgetary
> approval.  UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment
> equity.  We encourage all qualified persons to apply; however Canadians
> and
> permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.
>



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