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Tamil Lecturer Position at the University of Michigan

The Department of Asian Languages and Cultures at the University of Michigan invites applications for the position of Lecturer I in Tamil beginning August 29, 2022. Responsibilities include Tamil instruction at all levels, curriculum development, producing quality and innovative teaching materials, and active involvement in teamwork and program affairs. Appointment level will be 100%. This is a renewable one-year appointment.

For more information, visit: https://careers.umich.edu/job_detail/212758/leo-lecturer-i-tamil-fall-2022

Deadline to apply: May 31, 2022

IAP recruiting an Accountant and Financial Specialist

This position is a multi-functional position within International Academic Programs (IAP), a unit in the International Division, which serves as the largest study abroad office at UW-Madison. IAP administers more than 240 campus-wide study abroad & domestic study away programs and annually sends over 1,500 UW-Madison students abroad. Further information about IAP can be found on the web at: http://www.studyabroad.wisc.edu

For more details on the position and link to the application, visit here: https://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/en-us/job/513462/iap-financial-specialist

ISS recruiting an International Student Advisor:

International Student Services (ISS) seeks an individual committed to inclusive international student advising. International Student Advisors work as a team to educate and empower students to make informed decisions to maintain F/J nonimmigrant status, foster a sense of belonging on campus, and are committed to student data privacy and data integrity. Advisors collaborate with campus partners to support inclusive academic and co-curricular access.

For more information and link to the application, visit here: https://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/en-us/job/513503/iss-international-student-advisor

Language Center Technical Coordinator, University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Visit employment.umn.edu and search for Job ID # 347292 to learn more about the Language Center and the position, and to apply electronically. Questions about the application should be directed to Stephanie Treat at treat002@umn.edu.  Priority application deadline: May 13, 2022.

LPO Hiring Student Assistant

The Language Program Office is pleased to share with you all that we are hiring for Summer 2022! Founded in 2020, the LPO strives to engage with, support, and foster further development of Less Commonly Taught Languages (LCTLs) through teaching, learning, and research both at UW and beyond. We are seeking UW-Madison students to support our Summer Language Programs hosted on campus from June 13-August 20. These positions are a fun way to immerse students in different cultures, meet new people, and develop critical job skills beneficial for all industries.

IAP hiring a Computer Systems Administrator

This position is a multi-functional position within International Academic Programs (IAP), a unit in the International Division, which serves as the largest study abroad office at UW-Madison. IAP administers more than 240 campus-wide study abroad & domestic study away programs and annually sends over 1,500 UW-Madison students abroad. This position will be expected to configure, integrate, administer, and provide advanced and varied consultation, project management, and operational support of highly complex applications or services with a large number of users. Anticipate issues and devises resolution methodology to support the business operations of the institution. For a full list of responsibilities and link to the application, visit here:https://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/en-us/job/513385/computer-systems-administrator

LPO hiring an Administrative Specialist

The Language Program Office is a member of the International Division, serving communities engaged in learning, teaching, and researching Less Commonly Taught Languages. The LPO is the home of the Wisconsin Intensive Summer Language Institutes (WISLI); Project GO at UW-Madison; the American Institute of Pakistan Studies; the Regional Flagship Languages Initiatives (RFLI) for Hindi, Indonesian, Turkish, and Urdu; and the RFLI Culture Initiatives grant. The LPO works closely with partners and stakeholders both on and off-campus, and continually seeks out new grants, programs, and projects. This position will be expected to work closely with LPO leadership working with budgets, finance, hiring and payroll, grants management and oversight, and other duties for both daily activities and larger projects. Duties will be both administrative and financial, helping ensure the success of all LPO programs, both current and new initiatives that may develop over time. This position will be responsible for a variety of professional level work across a variety of administrative service areas including budget, finance, procurement, and human resources with impact across the institution in support of unit or institutional goals. For a full list of responsibilities and link to the application, visit here: https://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/en-us/job/513364/lpo-administrative-specialist

University of New Mexico Mentoring Conference

The Mentoring Institute at UNM is pleased to announce its 15th Annual Mentoring Conference, Fostering Diverse Communities of Mentorship: Evidence-Based Practices for Reciprocal Growth

We invite faculty, staff, and students of higher education, researchers, K-12 educators, community leaders, administrators, non-profit partners, government agencies, and other professionals to participate in this five-day event, which will be held from Monday, October 24th, 2022, through Friday, October 28nd, 2022, at The University of New Mexico’s Student Union Building in Albuquerque, New Mexico*.

Important Dates and Deadlines:

Call for Proposals Release March 21st, 2022
Abstract Proposal Submission Deadline May 15th, 2022
Accepted Proposal Notification May 31th, 2022
Last Date to Register as Presenter and/or Peer-Reviewer June 15th, 2022
Paper Submission Due June 30th, 2022
Peer-Review Process July 1st–30th, 2022
Peer-Reviewed Papers Returned August 3rd, 2022
Final Paper Submission Due August 31st, 2022
Standard Registration Deadline October 14th, 2022

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Visit here for more information: https://mentor.unm.edu/conference

The Database of Printed Modern Drama in India is now live!

Professor Aparna Dharwadker of the University of Wisconsin – Madison launched the Database of Printed Modern Drama in India! The Database of Printed Modern Drama in India is the first digital resource to offer bibliographic information about plays published in sixteen Indian languages, from the 1840s to the present. In alphabetical order, the languages are: Assamese, Bengali, English, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Kashmiri, Malayalam, Manipuri, Marathi, Odia, Panjabi, Sanskrit, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu. Consisting of about 17,000 entries, this database fulfills several functions for scholars, students, and general readers interested in modern Indian theatre. It establishes the monumental scope and rich multilingualism of modern drama in India, and confirms the intimate connection of this performative genre with the culture of print.The Database of Printed Modern Drama in India can be accessed at this link: https://digital.library.wisc.edu/1711.dl/IndianTheaterDb.

APIDA Heritage Month

Join us in celebrating APIDA Heritage Month! Nationally recognized in the month of May, we celebrate our APIDA community in April to encompass the APIDA student and campus-community experiences. All throughout the month, there will be a number of events and programs open to all to celebrate our empowered APIDA identities!

2022 SALTA Conference

South Asian Language Teachers Association (SALTA) is pleased to announce a two-day conference to be held online and in-person (hybrid) in partnership with the University of Wisconsin at Madison on June 24-25, Friday-Saturday, 2022.

The theme of this year’s conference is “Integration.” How do we integrate new pedagogic methodologies into our practices? How do South Asian language programs partner with other stakeholders in their respective institutions? How do curricula and materials intersect with one another inter-institutionally? This conference aims to bring together teachers of South Asian languages of all experience levels and all backgrounds to share and discuss these and similar questions to expand the horizon of South Asian language teaching.

For more information, visit: https://mysalta.org/2022/03/07/2022-salta-conference/

Lecturer or Assistant Teaching Professor Position

The Department of Asian Studies at The Pennsylvania State University, University Park campus, invites applicants for a non-tenure-track faculty position in Hindi language instruction, with a secondary focus on South Asian languages and cultures, beginning in Fall 2022, with possibility of annual renewal. This position offers full benefits and a competitive salary and will be filled at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Teaching Professor.
Responsibilities include teaching introductory, intermediate, and advanced undergraduate courses in Hindi (three courses per semester), as assigned, along with supporting duties related to the study of South Asian languages and cultures. Applicants who have native or near-native fluency in Hindi and hold a Master’s degree in Teaching Hindi as a Foreign Language or related fields of language pedagogy are encouraged to apply. Knowledge of one or more additional South Asian languages is preferred and the ability to teach a non-language course on South Asian culture is also preferred. Candidates who have ABD or Ph.D. status at time of application, experience with communicative and standards-based methodologies, or program-building experience such as supervision or curriculum development will be given special consideration and should highlight these qualifications in their application materials.
 

South and Southeast Asian Studies Librarian, Yale University

The Yale University Library is seeking candidates for the position of South and Southeast Asian Studies Librarian.More information here

2023-2024 Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program in South and Central Asia

The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program is now accepting applications for the 2023-2024 academic year! The application deadline is September 15, 2022. Note that awards are only open to U.S. citizens. Interested faculty and professionals are encouraged to learn more about these opportunities through the following resources:

To receive news and updates about the competition, please register your interest.
Find the award website here.