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Asian Languages and Literature is seeking a Part-time Lecturer in Bengali

Submitted by Jennifer A. Miller on December 14, 2018 - 10:15am
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The Department of Asian Languages and Literature at the University of Washington seeks to appoint a 0.75 FTE part-time Lecturer in Bengali. The initial appointment, beginning Autumn Quarter 2019, is for a one year, renewable if mutually agreeable.

Applicants must have at least an M.A. or M.S. degree (or foreign equivalent), native or native-equivalent proficiency in Bengali, English fluency, and at least five years of experience teaching at the college or university level. The successful applicant will be expected to teach Bengali language at all levels and to develop curricula and teaching materials. University of Washington faculty members engage in both teaching and service.  This position is non-tenure-track and has a 9-month (September 16th – June 15th) service period.

Priority will be given to complete applications received before January 22, 2019. Applications, including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, sample of teaching materials, one-page statement of teaching philosophy, recent student evaluations, and three letters of recommendation, should be submitted electronically to  Applicants may be asked later to submit a video recording of themselves teaching a Bengali language class. For further questions about the position, the status of the opening, or disability accommodations, please contact Professor Collett Cox at

The University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.


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