Tenure-stream position in South Asian Religious Literatures at the rank of Assistant Professor

christoph.emmrich at UTORONTO.CA christoph.emmrich at UTORONTO.CA
Thu Aug 16 22:04:31 UTC 2012

Dear Colleagues,

The Department of Historical Studies at the University of Toronto  
Mississauga invites applications for a tenure- stream position in  
South Asian Religious Literatures at the rank of Assistant Professor.  
The appointment will begin on July 1, 2013, by which time the  
candidate must hold a doctoral degree.

Strong candidates will conduct research with a comparative focus, have  
the requisite competence in the primary source language(s) of their  
research, and demonstrate expertise in the analysis of the religious,  
historical, literary, cultural, performative and/or ritual contexts of  
the materials they study.

Applicants with expertise in Bhakti, Sufi, Sant or similar literatures  
are especially encouraged to apply. Interests that complement and  
enhance existing departmental strengths would be an asset. Candidates  
must demonstrate evidence of excellence in and commitment to both  
research and teaching, with established or clear promise of  
distinguished publications in their field. The successful candidate  
will have the ability to teach a broad range of courses from the  
introductory to advanced levels about diverse aspects of South Asian  
Religious Literatures, contributing to the undergraduate program on  
the Mississauga campus, and will hold a graduate appointment at the  
Department for the Study of Religion on the St. George campus of the  
University of Toronto.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply by clicking the link:  
http://www.jobs.utoronto.ca/faculty.htm (Position #1201023). Salary  
will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applications  
must be submitted by October 15, 2012, and include a cover letter,  
curriculum vitae, sample of academic writing, statement of research  
interests, all academic transcripts, and a teaching dossier (i.e.  
summaries of teaching evaluation for all courses taught; sample  
syllabi, assignments and tests; descriptions of teaching strategies  
and innovations, etc.). If you have any questions about this position,  
please contact historical.studies at utoronto.ca.

The U of T application system can accommodate up to five attachments  
(10 MB) per candidate profile; please combine attachments into one or  
two files in PDF/MS Word format. Submission guidelines can be found  
at: http://uoft.me/how-to-apply.

Arrangements should be made for three letters of reference, at least  
one of which must comment on the applicant?s teaching abilities, to be  
submitted via email to the Chair at historical.studies at utoronto.ca.  
Please include the candidate?s name and ?Classics Search? in the  
subject line.

Information about these two departments is available at:  
http://www.utm.utoronto.ca/historical-studies/ and  
http://www.religion.utoronto.ca/. The successful applicant will join a  
vibrant intellectual community of world-class scholars at Canada?s  
largest university. The Greater Toronto Area (GTA) is one of the most  
fascinating, diverse and ?livable? places in the world.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within  
its community and especially welcomes applications from visible  
minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with  
disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may  
contribute to the further diversification of ideas. All qualified  
candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent  
residents will be given priority.

North Building, 3359 Mississauga Road North, Room 153B, Mississauga,  
Ontario·, L5L 1C6 Canada Tel: +1 905 569-4492 ? Fax: +1 905 569-4412 ?  
historical.studies at utoronto.ca

With warm regards,
Christoph Emmrich


Christoph Emmrich
Assistant Professor, Buddhist Studies
Chair, Numata Program UofT/McMaster
University of Toronto, UTM


Department of Historical Studies
University of Toronto, Mississauga
Room NE117, North Building, 3359 Mississauga Road North
Mississauga, ON, L5L 1C6, Canada
+905.569.4493 (o), +905.569.4412 (f)

Department for the Study of Religion
University of Toronto, 170 St. George Street
Jackman Humanities Building, Room 303
Toronto, Ontario M5R 2M8, Canada
+416.978.6463 (o), +416.978.1610 (f)

18 Claxton Boulevard
Toronto, Ontario, M6C 1L8 Canada
+416.546.3407 (h), +416.317.2662 (c)

christoph.emmrich at utoronto.ca

Dear Colleagues,

The Department of Historical Studies at the University of Toronto Mississauga, has a Tenure-stream position in South Asian Religious Literatures at the rank of Assistant Professor. Please circulate the attached ad to interested colleagues.

Thank you,

Shabina Moheebulla
Departmental Secretary
Historical Studies Department
University of Toronto Mississauga
3359 Mississauga Rd., North
Room 153 NE
Mississauga, ON L5L 1C6
(O) 905-569-4492
(F) 905-569-4412

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