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Resident Director, South Asian Flagship Languages Initiative (SAFLI)

The South Asian Flagship Languages Initiative program, located in Jaipur, India, assists learners of Hindi in the acquisition of the targeted South Asian language and culture. The SAFLI Program Resident Director serves as the American Councils' representative in Jaipur in the areas of participants' health, safety, academic performance, and program logistics. Resident Directors must be available to meet regularly with teachers, administrators, and students, as well as respond to any emergencies and communicate with host institution representatives in India and American Councils staff in Washington, DC. Tentative employment dates run from mid- July 2020 to mid- December 2020. Applications are due by April 30, 2020, click the link above to see the full position posting. 

Lecturer in Hindi at UW-Madison
The University of Wisconsin is seeking a Lecturer in Hindi available to teach three levels of Hindi in the fall and spring semesters using performance-based approaches. An MA in applied linguistics, linguistics, literature, education, or a related field is required, Ph.D. preferred. Applicants should be competent enough to teach Hindi through the third year, and prior experience in language pedagogy is desired. Applications are due by March 6, 2020.

LUMS | Visiting Faculty Professor in History
The Department of Humanities and Social Sciences is seeking a visiting faculty for its History program at the rank of Assistant Professor. It will be a fixed term contract for one year commencing from fall 2020 with no possibility of extension at the termination of the year-long contract. Candidates who are in advanced stages of their PhDs are also encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will have to teach three courses in the year. We have a vibrant faculty with diverse research interests and teaching portfolios covering such areas as Asian history, European history, and Art and Architecture of South Asia and Islamic world. The successful candidate can have a research focus on any region of the world. We will prefer applicants who, through their research and teaching, will diversify the currently available expertise at the Department and its history stream. Interested applicants should send their CVs and at least one course outline to Ms. Zofia Javed ( by 30 March 2020

LUMS | Assistant Professor in Gender and Sexuality Studies
The Department of Humanities and Social Sciences at the Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences (MGSHSS), Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), Lahore, Pakistan, invites applications for a full-time assistant professor (tenure track) position in any discipline to teach courses in Gender and Sexuality Studies. Applicants should be able to teach courses in feminist theory, and gender and queer studies, including two of the core courses and one elective as part of the Gender and Sexuality Studies Minor. Applicants are expected to have a Ph.D. (in social sciences of humanities) with a focus on gender and sexuality at the time of appointment, exhibit a clear vision for teaching, and show evidence of research. The successful candidate will be required to teach undergraduate students, achieve high standards of research, serve on departmental/university committees, provide input towards the development of the Gender and Sexuality Studies Minor, and contribute to the Saida Waheed Gender Initiative. Interested applicants should submit a current curriculum vitae and a detailed cover letter along with the names of three referees to Ms. Aimen Bucha (, Programme Manager, Saida Waheed Gender Initiative by March 30, 2020.