[Fwd: Hindi position: University of California, Santa Cruz]

John Peterson jpeterso at UNI-OSNABRUECK.DE
Tue May 13 12:42:20 UTC 2008

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Just in case anyone is interested... Sorry for cross-postings!
Hindi Lecturer Pool Search
The Language Program at the University of California, Santa Cruz is
developing a three-year pool of potential instructors who could be
called upon, as needed, to teach occasional courses in Hindi during
the months of September through June. [For 2008-09 we have need for a
lecturer at 75-80% time in Hindi or Hindi/Urdu. Duties will consist
of teaching elementary and intermediate level Hindi or Hindi/Urdu
language courses spread over the academic year.] If the candidate
selected to the pool in the Language Program has additional areas of
expertise, another campus unit may approach the candidate to teach in
that area of expertise. The campus is especially interested in
candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the
academic community through their teaching and other assigned duties.

RANK: Lecturer

SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and experience: between
$42,074-$47,603 (salary will be proportionate to percentage of

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree or equivalent in Hindi or
South Asian Studies; near-native proficiency; one year full-time or
near full-time university-level teaching experience. If candidate was
employed as teaching assistant, documentation of independent teaching
needs to accompany the application. We are particularly interested in
candidates with experience teaching Hindi both as a Second Language
and as a Heritage Language. Experience with communicative-based
pedagogy, oral proficiency evaluation, and instructional technology
(Computer Assisted Language Learning) is desirable.
POSITION AVAILABLE: July 2008 through June 2011, contingent upon need
and availability of funding. For academic year 2008-2009, 75-80%
position available. (This pool includes the possibility of teaching
during the Summer Session.)

TO APPLY: Letter of application, curriculum vitae, three current
(2005 to present) confidential letters of recommendation*, sample
syllabi, and student evaluations should be included in the
application packet.
Send materials to:
Hindi Search
Language Program
1156 High Street Please refer to position #T08-56 in all correspondence
239 Cowell College
University of California
Santa Cruz, CA 95064
(*All letters will be treated as confidential. Please direct your
letter writers to UCSC's Confidentiality Statement at

CLOSING DATE: Applications must be postmarked by May 28, 2008.
The University of California, Santa Cruz is an Affirmative
Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, committed to excellence
through diversity. We strive to establish a climate that welcomes,
celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all
students and employees.

Inquiries regarding the University's equal employment opportunity
policies may be directed to: Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative
Action Office at the University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064;
(831) 459-2686. Under Federal law, the University of California may
employ only individuals who are legally able to work in the United
States as established by providing documents as specified in the
Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.
If you need assistance due to a disability please contact the
Academic Personnel Office at 499 Clark Kerr Hall (831) 459-4300. This
position description is available in alternate formats, which may be
requested from Academic Personnel at (831) 459-4300.
VISIT THE APO WEB SITE http://apo.ucsc.edu/

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