please announce post for Indo-europeanist

Richard Janko uclcrij at
Wed May 31 11:32:49 UTC 2000

[ Moderator's note:
  My apologies to Mr. Janko and to the members of this list for not being able
  to send this out in time.

  Posted for archival completeness.
  --rma ]

Dear Colleague,
        Well knowing how rare posts are in Comparative Indo-European
Linguistics, and wishing to attract the best candidates for the position
announced below, I would be very grateful if you could bring it to the
attention of people who might be interested, whether by posting it on lists
or by sending it on.
        With best wishes,
        Richard Janko
        Professor of Greek in the University of London

University of London

Department of Greek and Latin

Lectureship in Sanskrit and Comparative Indo-European Linguistics

Vacancy 00/35

Applications are invited for a Lectureship in Sanskrit and Comparative
Indo-European Linguistics to be held jointly in the Department of the
Languages and Cultures of South Asia at the School of Oriental and African
Studies, and in the Department of Greek and Latin of University College

The key responsibilities will include teaching in Sanskrit language and
Comparative Indo-European Linguistics and research in one or both of those
fields.  An ability to teach Sanskrit literature and/or Linear B would also
be desirable.  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.  The successful candidate will be
expected to teach Sanskrit at beginners' as well as at more advanced
levels, and to teach the comparative philology and history of the ancient
Greek and Latin languages.

The appointment will be for five years initially from 1 September 2000.  It
will be made on Lecturer A scale (£17,238-£22,579 p.a.) or Lecturer B scale
(£23,521-30,065 p.a.), depending on qualifications and experience, plus
London Allowance, currently £2,134p.a.  Membership of USS will be available.

An application form and job description may be obtained from the Personnel
Office, School of Oriental and African Studies, Thornhaugh Street, Russell
Square, London WC1H 0XG (Tel: 020 7898 4144;  Fax: 020 7898 4149; e-mail
address: personnel at; website: Overseas
applicants may apply by letter supported by a full CV and the names,
addresses, telephone and fax numbers of three referees.

Closing date:   Friday 30 June 2000

SOAS and UCL are equal opportunities employers and welcome applications
from people with disabilities, ethnic minorities and women.

Richard Janko
Tel. 0171 380 7492 (message)
Dept. of Greek & Latin
0171 380 7493 (office)
University College London
0171 209 2324 (fax)
Gower St., London WC1E 6BT
R.Janko at

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