Lecturer in Tamil and Sanskrit Language

The Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies at Columbia University is seeking applications for a lectureship in Sanskrit and Tamil languages. This is a limited term appointment for one year with the possibility of renewal for a second year and third year contingent on satisfactory performance. Teaching duties include elementary and intermediate Sanskrit every year, and elementary and intermediate Tamil in alternate years. The search committee encourages applications from candidates whose teaching and service to the field will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the department and the university.

Please visit our online application site at http://pa334.peopleadmin.com/postings/4376 for further information about this position and to submit your application.

Applicants should submit the following materials:
- Cover letter explaining approach to language teaching and describing related research
- Curriculum vitae
- Three letters of recommendation
- List of courses taught or being developed, along with one sample syllabus
- Teaching evaluations

The review of applications begins November 30, 2019. The search committee will conduct on-campus interviews in spring, 2020. The appointment will begin on July 1, 2020.

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer —Race/Gender/Disability/Veteran.

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