Urdu Lecturership (fwd)

Margaret Ronkin ronkinm at GUSUN.GEORGETOWN.EDU
Wed Jun 16 19:25:53 UTC 1999

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Date: Wed, 16 Jun 1999 17:38:35 +0100
From: Amrik Kalsi <ak4 at soas.ac.uk>
To: ronkinm at gusun.georgetown.edu
Subject: Urdu Lecturership

Please circulate. Thanks.

University of London

Lectureship in Urdu

Applications are invited for a Lectureship in Urdu in the Department of the
Languages and Cultures of South Asia at the School of Oriental and African

The successful applicant will be responsible for teaching and research in
Urdu language and literature and the Islamic culture of India and Pakistan.
Applicants should have completed or be very close to completing, a PhD on a
relevant subject, and provide evidence of an ability to produce research of
a high quality.  They should also have experience of teaching Urdu to
non-native speakers, be able to contribute to English-based courses on
South Asian literatures and cultures.  The School would like to make an
appointment as soon as possible, but applications are welcomed from
suitably-qualified candidates who will not be available until 2000.

The appointment will date from 1 September 1999 for five years initially.
It will be made on Lecturer A scale (£16,655-£21,815 p.a.) or Lecturer B
scale (£22,726-£29,048 p.a.), depending on qualifications and experience,
plus London Allowance, currently £2,134 p.a.  Membership of USS will be

An application form and further particulars may be obtained from the
Personnel Office, School of Oriental and African Studies, Thornhaugh
Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG (tel:  0171 323 6189 between
10.00am and 12.00pm.  Fax no. 0171 636 2779.  E-mail address:
personnel at soas.ac.uk).  Overseas candidates may apply directly by letter
supported by a full curriculum vitae, and the names, addresses, fax,
telephone numbers, and where possible e-mail addresses, of three referees.

Closing date:	Tuesday 6 July 1999

SOAS is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from the
disabled, ethnic minorities and women.

Dr A. S. Kalsi
Department of South Asia
School of Oriental and African Studies
University of London
Thornhaugh Street
Russell Square
London WC1H 0XG
Direct telephone:0171-323-6245; Direct fax:0171-436-2664;Switchboard:
01711-637-2388;Email:ak4 at soas.ac.u
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