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Hindi-Urdu Lecturer Search (2019-2020)

Recruitment Period

Open date: March 4th, 2019
Last review date: Sunday, May 12, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: Sunday, Jun 30, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


The Department of Asian Languages and Cultures (ALC) at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) invites applications for a full-time lecturer position in Hindi-Urdu language starting Fall, 2019. The appointment is for one academic year.

Qualified candidates must have native or near-native proficiency in Hindi-Urdu (both scripts as our program teaches Hindi-Urdu boli as one language) and English. An MA in Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and/or other language-related areas is required, though a Ph.D. is preferred. At least two years of experience in teaching different levels of Hindi-Urdu courses at a University is desirable. Other experience in instructional technologies and development of multi-script materials are required. We are looking for an energetic lecturer who will be able to create and teach their own multi-scripted curriculum in Hindi-Urdu boli and help grow an expanding SSEALC program. UCLA currently has one of the largest first and second year classes in Hindi-Urdu.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until a qualified candidate is selected.

Complete application should include: 1) teaching statement, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) three letters of reference 4) sample syllabi for Intermediate and Advanced Hindi-Urdu courses 5) teaching demo video at any level (please include the link in your CV).

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination and Affirmative Action Policy –

Job location

Los Angeles, CA


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service.

  • Sample Syllabi

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)

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