Hindi position at the University of Florida

Jason Neelis jneelis at RELIGION.UFL.EDU
Thu Dec 9 18:59:12 UTC 2004

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Please circulate this announcement for a tenure-track position in Hindi
Language and Cultural Studies at the University of Florida to
individuals who may be intersted in submitting applications. I am
willing to discuss questions about the position with potential
applicants through e-mail correspondence or telephone.

Jason Neelis
jneelis at religion.ufl.edu
University of Florida
352-392-1625, ext. 240

*Assistant Professor in Hindi Language and Cultural Studies, University
of Florida*

The Asian Studies Program and Department of African and Asian Languages
and Literatures at the University of Florida invite applications for a
tenure-track position in Hindi Language and Cultural Studies beginning
August 2005.

Appointment is at rank of Assistant Professor. Specialization is open,
but may include literature, film and media studies, or other areas of
cultural studies. Expertise in critical theory, gender studies, or
postcolonial theory highly desirable. Proficiency in Urdu or other South
Asian languages is also a plus. Teaching load is 2-2, and
responsibilities will include courses in Hindi language and South Asian
culture (depending on candidate's area of expertise). Qualifications
include Ph.D. at time of appointment, native or near-native fluency in
Hindi, and ability to contribute to the intellectual life of an
expanding Asian Studies program. Successful applicants will demonstrate
excellent research and teaching potential. Salary very competitive.

*Application deadline is January 1, 2005.*

Applicants should send letter, CV, three references and writing sample
to: Chair, Hindi Search Committee, 470 Grinter Hall, PO Box 115565,
University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32611-5565.

The University of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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