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Instructor in Hindi/Urdu Language


Department of Asian Languages and Civilizations

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Boulder, Colorado

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Job Summary

The Department of Asian Languages and Civilizations at the University of Colorado Boulder invites applications for a non-tenure-track appointment as Instructor in Hindi/Urdu Language to begin August 2019. Requirements include at least a MA in Hindi or Urdu language, pedagogy, or related discipline. One year of experience in teaching Hindi/Urdu language at the university level is required; teaching experience gained during graduate studies will be considered. Job duties include teaching courses in Hindi/Urdu language to undergraduate and graduate students and service to the University.

Who We Are

The College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder is the intellectual core of the university, conducting research, scholarship, creative work and education in more than 60 fields.  Our research generates new knowledge, solving some of the world’s most critical problems. The college leads nationally in undergraduate and graduate education, bringing world-class research and scholarship to our students, both in and out of the classroom. The college is the academic home to all five of the university’s Nobel laureates. Additionally, it is home to the university’s four National Medal of Science winners, eight MacArthur "Genius Award" winners, 100 Fulbright Scholars, 17 Guggenheim Fellows, 14 Packard Fellows, 24 members of the National Academy of Sciences, and 23 members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. CU-Boulder is the only university in the Rocky Mountain region in the American Association of Universities, a group of the nation’s leading research institutions. 

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What We Require

  • MA in Hindi/Urdu language, linguistics, pedagogy, or another related discipline
  • One year of experience in teaching Hindi/Urdu at the university level; teaching experience gained during graduate studies will be considered
  • Ability to teach courses in Hindi/Urdu language to undergraduate and graduate students

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of references
  4. Copies of syllabi of courses taught or proposed
  5. You will need to submit 3 references for this position. These individuals will be contacted and asked to submit a letter of recommendation as part of your application materials. This information will be kept confidential and viewable only by the search committee.
Review of applications will begin on November 6, 2018; applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Posting Contact Name: Jacqueline Coombs

Posting Contact Email: Jacqueline.Coombs@Colorado.EDU

The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer