South Asia Institute
South Asia Institute


Thu, June 30, 2005

1. Environmental Studies Scholar

The South Asia Institute invites applications for a tenured or tenure-track appointment in the ecology, geography, hydrology and/or climatology of South Asia with special emphasis on contemporary human-environmental interactions. The successful candidate will be appointed in the department most compatible with her or his disciplinary focus. S/he will be expected to foster interdisciplinary studies through active participation in the work of the South Asia Institute, which is a Title VI National Resource Center. The appointment is contingent on budgetary approval. Duties will include undergraduate and graduate teaching, research on South Asian environmental issues, as well as service both to the institute and to the department in which the appointment is made. Applicants for a tenured appointment as Professor or Associate Professor must have an outstanding record of research and teaching. Applicants for a tenure-track appointment as Assistant Professor must hold a Ph.D. by the time of appointment. The deadline for applications is December 1, 2005. Applicants for a tenured appointment are asked to send a letter of interest, a CV, and the names and addresses of three referees to:

Professor James Brow
The South Asia Institute
WCH 4.132
1 University Station G9300
The University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX 78712

Applicants for a tenure-track appointment are asked to send in addition examples of scholarly work and teaching materials. UT-Austin is an AA/EEO employer.

2. Radio-Television-Film Scholar

The Department of Radio-Television-Film at the University of Texas at Austin invites applications for the position of Associate Professor or Assistant Professor (tenured/tenure-track) specializing in film, media, and cultural studies in South Asia (India, Myanmar, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Indonesia, etc.) beginning Fall 2006. Applicants should have completed the Ph.D. and should be able to teach, conduct research, and supervise graduate students in one or more of the following areas: history and analysis of Indian/South Asian cinema; radio, satellite and television broadcasting, or other communications media; and South Asian culture and society. Please send cover letter, curriculum vitae, sample publications and three letters of reference to Bert R. Herigstad, Dept. of Radio-Television-Film, 1 University Station - A0800, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712-0108 by October 7, 2005. The Department of Radio-Television-Film has 25 permanent faculty, approximately 900 undergraduate majors and 150 graduate students pursuing Ph.D., M.A. or M.F.A. degrees. RTF offers courses in film and television studies, international communication, telecommunication technology and policy, gender and sexuality, race and ethnic issues in communication, film and video production, screenwriting, and digital media. The University of Texas at Austin is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. For more information about the University, visit the University's home page and the RTF home page.

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