Advertisement: Tibetology and Buddhist Studies, Vienna
d.wujastyk at UCL.AC.UK
Thu Jul 21 08:20:07 UTC 2005
The Department for South Asian, Tibetan and Buddhist Studies of the
Faculty of Philological-Cultural Sciences at the University of Vienna
announces a search to fill the position of University Professor (permanent
Tibetology and Buddhist Studies.
Employment is expected to start October 1, 2006.
The preconditions for appointment are: a doctoral degree in the relevant
area awarded by an Austrian or equivalent international university;
outstanding qualifications in academic research and teaching; pedagogical
and didactic skills; qualification for administrative and organizational
leadership; international experience pertinent to the academic field; and
where applicable, relevant practical experience outside the university
Applicants should demonstrate excellence in research, publication and
teaching in either Tibetology or Buddhist Studies; their competence should
extend into the respectively other field. The research and teaching focus
should be in one or more of the following areas of Tibetology and Buddhist
Studies: history of philosophy, of religion, and of literature. Source
materials in the original languages should play a prominent role in
research, publication and teaching. Consideration of the social dimension
is welcome. Candidates should have an interdisciplinary approach, show
methodological awareness in research, and be willing to cooperate with the
South Asia side of the Department. Among applicants with Buddhist Studies
as their primary field, those whose research relates to the South Asian
traditions of Buddhism will be given preference. Applicants with
Tibetology as their primary field are expected to be competent in modern
Applicants must be proficient in German or ready to acquire competence
within the span of two years.
Habilitation or corresponding qualification in the academic field is
Applications should include a Curriculum Vitae, a publication list, and a
survey of courses and lectures held; the five publications most relevant
to the profile of the position are to be indicated (with reference to
Internet sites if applicable). A resumé (maximum three pages) outlining
how the applicant would develop the respective field at the University of
Vienna is also expected (cf. the Dept. website at: www.univie.ac.at/istb).
Applications are to be submitted (postmarked) by
October 31, 2005
to: Dekanat der Philologisch-Kulturwissenschaftlichen Fakultät der
Universität Wien, Dr. Karl Lueger-Ring 1, A-1010 Vienna, Austria, Europe.
The University aims at an increased representation of women among its
staff, especially in leading positions and among the academic faculty, and
therefore encourages qualified women to apply. In the case of equal
qualification, preference will be given to female applicants.
Kennzahl (Reference number): 110-2004/2005
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