Tenure-track faculty position in Hinduism/Cultural History of India at Stony Brook University, USA

Arlo Griffiths arlo.griffiths at LET.LEIDENUNIV.NL
Thu Jan 26 14:23:52 UTC 2006

I am forwarding hereby a message which reached me via the  
International Institute for Asian Studies.

Arlo Griffiths

> -----Original Message-----
> From: ssridhar at notes.cc.sunysb.edu  
> [mailto:ssridhar at notes.cc.sunysb.edu]
> Sent: Tuesday, January 24, 2006 19:34
> To: IIAS
> Subject: Tenure-track faculty position in Hinduism/Cultural History of
> India at Stony Brook University, USA
> I am writing to solicit your help in recruiting the most suitable
> candidate to fill a new tenure-track faculty position in our  
> department
> in the area of Hinduism/Cultural History of India, to begin Fall 2006.
> I have reproduced the job announcement below.  I will greatly  
> appreciate
> it if you would bring this to the attention of promising candidates  
> you
> know and encourage them to apply, as well as forward it to your
> colleagues and friends.
> The successful candidate will be joining a world-class university and
> new department that already has excellent scholars in Islam (Sufism),
> Buddhism, Confucianism and Taoism and in India Studies.  The Center  
> for
> India Studies and the Charles B. Wang Asian American Center are
> additional dynamic resources.  Stony Brook is also close to New York
> city and its rich intellectual and cultural opportunities.
> If you or potential applicants would like further details about this
> position or resources for India Studies at Stony Brook, please feel  
> free
> to call me at (631) 632-4041 or email me at s.sridhar at stonybrook.edu.
> With many thanks in advance for your help and best wishes for a happy
> New Year,
> Sincerely yours,
> S.N. Sridhar
> Professor of Linguistics and India Studies Chair, Department of Asian
> and Asian American Studies Stony Brook University
> 1046 Humanities Building, Stony Brook, NY 11794-5343
> Telephone: (631) 632-4041  Fax: (631) 632-4098
> Email: s.sridhar at stonybrook.edu. Internet: www.sunysb.edu/aaas
> State University of New York at Stony Brook The Department of Asian  
> and
> Asian American Studies invites applications for an assistant  
> professor,
> tenure-track, in Hinduism/Cultural History of India to start Fall  
> 2006.
> Qualified candidates will have a Ph.D and expert knowledge of Hinduism
> and the Cultural History of India.  A solid grounding in the basic  
> texts
> of Classical Hinduism, and knowledge of Sanskrit is required.
> Additional expertise in Indian Philosophy, Indian Literature, and
> knowledge of one or more modern Indian languages is highly desirable.
> The successful candidate must be able to teach broad undergraduate and
> graduate courses in the area of Hinduism and Cultural History of  
> India,
> instruct graduate students conducting original work in India Studies,
> and contribute to the growth of the Center for India Studies on  
> campus.
> Applicants should apply by February 15, 2006. Complete dossiers,
> including a CV, sample publications and a statement of research
> interests should be sent to: Professor S.N.
> Sridhar, Chair, Department of Asian and Asian American Studies, 1046
> Humanities Building, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY   
> 11794-5343
> email: s.sridhar at stonybrook.edu  For details, visit www.sunysb.edu/ 
> aaas
> and www.sunysb.edu/india Candidates should also arrange for three
> confidential letters of reference to be sent to the above address. The
> Stony Brook University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
> Employer. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.
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