2020-2021 Middle East/South Asia Languages Program Punjabi Lecturer Search
Company: University of California-Davis
Posted on: November 22, 2020
Open date: October 28th, 2020
Next review date: Monday, Nov 30, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the
Final date: Wednesday, Jun 30, 2021 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 Middle East/South Asia Studies Program (ME/SA) seeks an
instructor for a part-time lecturer position in Punjabi during the
Winter and Spring quarters of the 2020/21 Academic Year.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsibilities include instruction of Elementary Punjabi in a
fully online format. Introduction to the Gurmukhi alphabet, Punjabi
phonetics and listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in
Punjabi, and Punjabi culture. Grammar topics include sentence
construction, verb conjugation, verb and noun agreement, and
postpositions and oblique cases. Language of instruction is
The virtual online Punjabi course will require 15 hours of study
per work (4 hours per week of synchronous classes and 11 hours of
asynchronous learning activities). The instructor will teach
students for two hours per week in two master ZOOM classes and
interact with students during weekly office hours.
The lecturer will receive guidance from online Punjabi curriculum
experts. Assignment of class times are scheduled by the Associate
Director of the Middle East/South Asia Studies (ME/SA) Program.
Applicant must have demonstrated teaching experience and a
Bachelor's or Master's degree in Punjabi language studies,
including the facility to work with the Gurmukhi script. Online
teaching experience is highly desirable.
The position is available for the following quarters:
Winter Quarter 2021: January 4 - March 19
Spring Quarter 2021: March 25 - June 10
Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, teaching statement,
two (2) references, and statement of contributions to diversity.
Course syllabus and prior evaluations are optional. Applicants can
apply and submit their materials through the online application
portal, which can be found at:
We will begin review of applications on November 15, 2020.
The University of California, Davis is an affirmative action/equal
opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the
achievement of diversity among its faculty and staff.
The position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement.
UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus. Smoking, the use of
smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine
products (e-cigarettes) is strictly prohibited on any UC Davis
owned or leased property, indoors and outdoors, including parking
lots and residential spaces.
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
Cover Letter/Teaching Statement
Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion -
Contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion documented in the
application file will be used to evaluate applicants. Visit
for guidelines about writing a statement and why one is
Teaching Evaluations (Optional)
* 2-4 required (contact information only)
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