Hindi lecturer job search

The Department of South and Southeast Asian Studies at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for appointment as full-time lecturer in Hindi. The appointment is for one year, renewable, and will begin on July 1, 2014. The appointee will be required to teach three undergraduate courses per semester, namely Introductory, Intermediate and Advanced Hindi, and to contribute to the long-term development of the Hindi program at Berkeley. The successful candidate will have advanced fluency and literacy in Hindi, and proficiency in English. The applicant must possess a BA degree or equivalent, from an accredited university.  An M.A. or Ph.D. degree in an appropriate field is desired, but not necessary. Candidates with a proven record of pedagogical innovation and teaching excellence are particularly encouraged to apply. The salary will be commensurate with teaching experience.  The deadline to apply is February 10th, 2014.

Applications should be submitted to https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF00290

and should include: 1) a cover letter; 2) a current Curriculum Vitae; 3) a one-page Statement of Teaching Philosophy, submitted in both Hindi and English; 4) samples of relevant teaching materials authored by the applicant; and 5) teaching evaluations if available.

Reference letters from three referees are required, and applicants are responsible for requesting letters from their letter-writers through the online application system. All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality:


For information about the Department of South & Southeast Asian Studies, please visit our website at:  http://sseas.berkeley.edu  Questions regarding the search can be addressed to Professor Faruqui at faruqui [at] berkeley [dot] edu

Women  and minorities are encouraged to apply.  UC Berkeley is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.