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Lecturer of Hindi Language

Indiana University- Bloomington
47405, Bloomington
$49,000 - $55,000 per year plus fringe benefits
Date posted
May 20, 2024

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The Dhar India Studies Program in the Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies at Indiana University-Bloomington invites applications for a Lecturer position in Hindi, beginning August 1, 2024. The initial appointment will be for three years and may be renewable contingent on satisfactory performance reviews. We seek an innovative and experienced Hindi language pedagogue able to teach Hindi language courses at all levels. Candidates for the position should be willing to participate in a full range of South Asian languages programming activities, including outreach. Teaching load is three courses per semester. 

Basic Qualifications:
An MA degree in language pedagogy, linguistics or applied linguistics, or a related field; demonstrated expertise in Hindi language teaching, language evaluation/testing; native or near-native proficiency in both Hindi and English; prior experience and demonstrated success in teaching Hindi as a foreign language at the college level. Familiarity with assessment and ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines and training in Hindi pedagogy.

Preferred Qualifications:
A PhD degree in language pedagogy, linguistics or applied linguistics, or a related field; Experience developing South Asian language materials (Hindi), including web-based materials, and using digital instructional technologies is a plus.

Required Application Materials:
To ensure full consideration, please submit: 

•    a letter of application
•    curriculum vitae/resume
•    a statement on pedagogy
•    teaching portfolio (which can include items such as course descriptions, syllabi, teaching evaluations, a teaching statement, and video clips of classroom teaching)
•    names and contact information for three references. 

Applicant referees will receive an email link to submit their letters of reference directly to the search committee through the PeopleAdmin interface.

For questions regarding the Dhar India Studies Program or the nature of the position, please contact Program Assistant Director Maria Steenberger at or visit the program website at For questions regarding the application submission process, please contact Mr. Zac Muller, Assistant Director of Faculty Relations, Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies, at

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. All applications received by June 14, 2024 will be assured full consideration.

Application materials may be submitted via the PeopleAdmin applicant portal at:

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.

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