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Job Announcement: Rutgers University

Hindi: Lecturer, Rutgers University, NJ, USA

Employer: Rutgers University
African, Middle Eastern & So Asian Languages & Lit
Job Location: New Jersey, USA
Rank: Lecturer
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Language Specialty: Hindi
LL Issue: 21.3949
Date Submitted: 05-Oct-2010
Job Description: Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey (New Brunswick)
Lecturer, Hindi Language

The Department of African, Middle Eastern and South Asian Languages and
Literatures at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey (New Brunswick)
invites applications for a renewable annual position of lecturer in Hindi
language beginning Fall 2011, subject to final budgetary approval. The
ideal candidate will have a PhD in Hindi or another relevant field -- e.g.
(Applied) Linguistics, (Foreign/Second/Heritage) Language Education, Second
Language Acquisition -- although candidates with an M.A. or M.S. will be
considered. Additional requirements include native or near-native
proficiency in both spoken and written Hindi, experience in undergraduate
Hindi instruction (preferably at an American university), competence in
communicative, learner-centered language pedagogy, and creative use of
instructional technology. Knowledge of Urdu and of both the Devanagari and
Perso-Arabic alphabets would be an added advantage. The successful
candidate will teach six courses per academic year at the elementary,
intermediate and advanced levels. Salary is commensurate with education and
experience. The position carries a full package of University benefits in
addition to the salary.

A letter of application, updated CV, and three letters of recommendation
should be submitted to the address below.

Inquiries should be sent to Professor Maryam Borjian at the email address
below. Type “Hindi Search” in the subject line. Review of applications will
commence November 30, 2010 and will continue until the position is filled.

Rutgers is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
Application Deadline: 31-Dec-2010
Open until filled
Application Address: Borjian, Arabic Search  Committee Chair , Professor Maryam
Department of African, Middle Eastern and South Asian Languages and Literatures
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
54 Joyce Kilmer Avenue, Lucy Stone Hall B 307
Piscataway   NJ  08854-8070
Contact Information: Professor Maryam  Borjian
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