Preceptor in Sanskrit
School: Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Department/Area: South Asian Studies
Position DescriptionThe Department of South Asian Studies seeks applications for a preceptor in Sanskrit. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2024. The preceptor will be responsible for offering language instruction and course development at all levels of Sanskrit and across all genres. Teaching duties will include five courses during the academic year, with specific responsibility for elementary and intermediate Sanskrit.
The position is for three years, renewable for a term of up to five years, contingent on performance, enrollments, curricular need, position availability, and divisional dean authorization.
Basic QualificationsThe successful applicant should have experience in teaching Sanskrit at all levels.
Additional QualificationsA strong graduate record at the doctoral level in any field of Sanskrit is required.
Special InstructionsPlease submit the following materials through the ARIeS portal (https://academicpositions.harvard.edu). Candidates are encouraged to apply by January 15, 2024; applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.
1. Cover letter, including a description of teaching/advising experience and philosophy, and comments on any efforts to encourage diversity, inclusion, and belonging.
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. Names and contact information of three to five referees, who will be asked by a system-generated email to upload a letter of recommendation once the candidate's application has been submitted. Three letters of recommendation are required, and the application is considered complete only when at least three letters have been received.
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