job at University of Sydney

Tue Feb 6 07:20:24 UTC 2007

Dear Mark,

I am not interested in the job but good to hear from you!

best and may our paths cross,

> Some of you may be interested in the following job.
> Applications are invited for a 0.5 FTE Lectureship in Studies in
> Religion within the School of Letters, Art, and Media in the Faculty of
> Arts at the University of Sydney, Australia.  As a new academic venture,
> the lectureship will focus on the relationship between religion and
> contemporary cultural discourses; including, but not limited to, media,
> sexuality and consumerism.  The successful candidate will be responsible
> for developing the new curriculum. The department is seeking a Lecturer
> who has demonstrable teaching and research expertise in the relationship
> between religion and contemporary cultural discourses.  The successful
> applicant will be expected to teach both junior and senior undergraduate
> and postgraduate coursework units, and to supervise postgraduate
> research students in the field.  In addition, the appointee will
> undertake administration and curriculum development, and will be
> expected to pursue an active research program in some field of Studies
> in Religion.
> Successful applicants must have a PhD in Studies in Religion, and will
> be able to provide evidence of research publications, and current
> research activity in the field.  Experience in teaching at undergraduate
> level is essential, whilst experience in the supervision of Honours and
> postgraduate research students is desirable.  Expertise in more than one
> area of the Studies in Religion teaching curriculum and research
> strengths will be advantageous.
> The position is a three-year contract, commencing in February 2007.
> Applications should include current curriculum vitae, addressing the
> selection criteria and provide details of three referees.
> Remuneration package: $81,729 - $97,053 p.a. (which includes a base
> salary Lecturer Level B $69,062 - $82,011 p.a., leave loading and up to
> 17% employer's contribution to superannuation)
> For more information, or to apply online, please visit
>  and search by reference number 95237.
> Specific enquiries about the role can be
> directed to Dr Carole M. Cusack on +61 2 9351 6837; fax +61 2 9351 7758,
> or email: ccusack at
> Close Date: 28 February 2007
> Dr Mark Allon
> University of Sydney
> Australia

Frits Staal

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