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Fri Jun 2 2000

Jobs: Sanskrit/Indo-European Ling, U of London

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Message 1: Sanskrit/Comparative Indo-European Ling Lectureship at U of London

Date: Wed, 31 May 2000 11:32:49 +0000
From: Richard Janko <uclcrijucl.ac.uk>
Subject: Sanskrit/Comparative Indo-European Ling Lectureship at U of London


SCHOOL OF ORIENTAL AND AFRICAN STUDIES
University of London

Department of Greek and Latin
UNIVERSITY COLLEGE LONDON

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 London.

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: personnelsoas.ac.uk; website: http://www.soas.ac.uk). 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.

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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.Jankoucl.ac.uk
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