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Faculty Openings

LECTOR/SR. LECTOR IN SOUTH ASIAN LANGUAGES (SANSKRIT) Multi-year appointment with the South Asian Studies Council, The MacMillan Center, Yale University

The South Asian Studies Council (SASC) at the MacMillan Center invites applications for a Lector or Senior Lector in South Asian Languages for Sanskrit beginning July 1, 2018 for a three-year term, renewable, with actual rank dependent on qualifications/experience. Primary duties include teaching five courses per year including elementary (2 courses) and intermediate (2 courses) in Classical Sanskrit. The fifth will be a lecture course in English focusing on literary, social, cultural and/or sociolinguistic topics pertaining to Sanskrit and Ancient India. The incumbent will advise students and participate in program building of South Asian Studies at Yale. He/she will be responsible for developing the broader curriculum and pedagogic materials for Sanskrit and related linguistic/cultural resources. 

All applicants should have: 1) advanced level of expertise in Sanskrit; 2) strong English skills; 3) experience in teaching Sanskrit as a classical language and in other course contexts in a college or university environment; 4) an M.A. or other advanced degree in a relevant discipline; 5) experience in language pedagogy and familiarity with current methodology. Applicants should submit a cover letter, one-page description of research plans; a draft of a course syllabus and a title and brief summary of a second course; a CV; and two letters of recommendation. 

We are especially interested in candidates who can also connect their knowledge to the broader field of South Asian Studies and work across disciplinary divides. Salary is commensurate with experience and background.

Yale is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.  Applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans, and underrepresented minorities are particularly welcome

Review of applications will begin on April 1, 2018, and continue until the position is filled. All information from the applicant should be submitted electronically through Interfolio: http://apply.interfolio.com/49249

Kasturi Gupta, Program Director, The Whitney and Betty Macmillan Center for International and Area Studies, 34 Hillhouse Avenue, P.O. Box 208206 New Haven, CT 06520-8206 USA. Email: kasturi.gupta@yale.edu


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Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Russian Studies (Social Sciences), European Studies Council of The MacMillan Center, Yale University

The Council on European Studies (CES) at the MacMillan Center invites applications for post-doctoral position at Yale University for AY 2018-2019, conditional on the receipt of budgetary support. Candidates must have research and teaching experience relevant to the study of modern and contemporary Russia from the perspective of a social science discipline (Political Science, Sociology, Anthropology, Geography, Economics, etc.)

All applicants should have knowledge of Russian and fluency in English, and must have completed the PhD by the time of appointment. The Post-doctoral Associate will teach one course related to his/her interests in each of two terms, pursue his/her own research, and participate in the activities of the European Studies Council. Applicants should submit a CV, cover letter, one-page description of research plans; draft of a course syllabus and a title and brief summary of a second course; and two letters of reference. Compensation includes an annual salary of $50,000 - $55,000, depending on rank and seniority of the selected individual, and health coverage.

We will accept applications immediately with review beginning on June 10, 2018

and continuing until the selections are final.

All information from the applicant should be submitted electronically through Interfolio: http://apply.interfolio.com/50662. Uploaded PDF copies of signed reference letters will be accepted but signed hard copies should be mailed to the address below.

Yale is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Yale values diversity among its students, staff, and faculty and strongly welcomes applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans, and underrepresented minorities.

Ms. Marianne Lyden, Program Manager, European Studies Council, The Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies, 34 Hillhouse Avenue, P.O. Box 208206 New Haven, CT 06520-8206 USA.  Email: marianne.lyden@yale.edu