Job advertisement (fwd)

Dominik Wujastyk ucgadkw at UCL.AC.UK
Mon Nov 12 22:37:14 UTC 2001

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Date: Mon, 12 Nov 2001 15:48:31 -0600
From: Gudrun Buhnemann <gbuhnema at>
To: D.Wujastyk at
Subject: Job advertisement

Dear Dominik,

Could you please distribute this advertisement on your email Indology
list? Thank you so much.


Gudrun Buhnemann

The University of Wisconsin-Madison, invites applications for a
tenure track position in Indic religions to begin August 26, 2002.

        Applicants' strengths should include the Hindu traditions,
although  area and time period of specialization is open.  We seek
applicants who will complement and expand existing departmental
interests, both in literature and religion (particularly Islam and
Buddhism) and also in the cultural history of West, Central, South,
and Southeast Asia as distinct but interacting regions.

        We are especially interested in applicants who are able to
cross disciplinary boundaries and connect the study of Indic
religions to literary studies and cultural studies. The ideal
candidate will cross geographical boundaries and have a working
knowledge of, or experience in, two areas of Asia. Candidates should
be willing to teach both introductory, undergraduate courses as well
as specialized graduate courses. Ph.D. required for appointment.

        Send letter of application, vita, statement of research &
teaching interests, representative publications, and arrange at least
three letters of recommendation, to:

Robert Bickner, Chair, Search Committee
Department of Languages and Cultures of Asia
1240 Van Hise Hall, 1220 Linden Drive, Madison, WI 53706-1557

Review of applications will begin on January 15th and continue until
the position is filled.  EOE/AA.   Unless confidentiality is
requested in writing, information regarding the applicants must be
released on request.  Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality.
Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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