Hindi Position at York U, Toronto

Ian Smith iansmith at YORKU.CA
Thu Sep 13 15:55:13 UTC 2007

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The Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics, York 
University, Toronto is advertising a tenure-track appointment in Hindi 
beginning July 1, 2008 (subject to budgetary approval).  Application 
deadline is Nov. 30.  Details are pasted in below & can also be found 
on-line at:

-Ian Smith
Languages, Literatures and Linguistics
York U
*Position Rank:* Full Time Tenure Stream - Assistant Professor
*Discipline/Field:* Hindi
*Home Faculty:* Arts
* Home Department/Area/Division: * Languages, Literatures and Linguistics
*Affiliation/Union:* YUFA
*Position Start Date:* July 1, 2008


The Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics, Faculty of 
Arts, York University, invites applications for a tenure-track position 
in Hindi, at the Assistant Professor level, to commence July 1, 2008, 
subject to budgetary approval.

Ph.D. in a field relevant to teaching Hindi language and/or culture is 
required. The position will have a primary emphasis on teaching Hindi 
language at all levels, therefore experience teaching credit courses in 
Hindi language and South Asian culture at the university level is 
required. Experience teaching Hindi literature or culture is an asset. 
Familiarity with multimedia materials and approaches is desirable, as is 
a background in language programme development and coordination.

The person appointed will have a current record of relevant publications 
and conference presentations in the areas of Hindi language, culture, 
literature or linguistics. The successful candidate must be suitable for 
prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

Native or near-native fluency in Hindi and English is required.

York University is an Affirmative Action Employer. The Affirmative 
Action Program can be found on York's website at www.yorku.ca/acadjobs 
or a copy can be obtained by calling the affirmative action office at 
416-736-5713. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, 
Canadian citizens and Permanent Residents will be given priority.

The deadline for receipt of completed applications, which should include 
representative publications and/or teaching materials, a statement of 
research and teaching interests and teaching evaluations, is November 
30, 2007. Applicants should submit a letter of application, an 
up-to-date curriculum vitae as well as the name, position, e-mail 
address and telephone numbers of three referees, and arrange for the 
three signed letters of recommendation to be sent directly to:

Professor Susan Ehrlich, Acting Chair
Dept. of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics
S561 Ross, York University
4700 Keele Street
Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3

Tel: 416.736.5016. Fax: 416.736.5483
E-mail: sehrlich at yorku.ca
Note: E-mail applications will not be considered.


*Posting End Date:* November 30, 2007

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