[INDOLOGY] Position: Visiting Assistant Professor, Buddhist Studies, Rutgers University

DC Lammerts dc.lammerts at rutgers.edu
Thu Apr 17 17:24:52 UTC 2014

Visiting Assistant Professor in Buddhist Studies at Rutgers, the State
University of New Jersey, New Brunswick

The Department of Religion at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey,
New Brunswick, invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure-track
position in Buddhist Studies during the 2014-2015 academic year. The
position will be in a one-year, non-renewable contract. Salary will be
commensurate with qualifications and experience; the position carries a
full package of university benefits. Teaching duties for the position (of
18 credit hours, or 6 courses, for the year) will be a combination of
courses in Buddhist Studies and Asian religions, depending on the
specialization of the candidate and the needs of the department.


Candidates should have a PhD in Buddhist Studies (East Asian, South Asian or
Southeast Asian) or a closely related field, although applicants who are
ABD will also be considered. The successful candidate will show evidence
of commitment to dynamic and effective teaching and demonstrate
preparedness to teach general courses in Asian religions as well as
courses in his/her field of specialization, both at the undergraduate and
graduate levels. The candidate might need to help M.A.-level students with
theses related to the candidate’s area of specialization.

Application Instructions

An application letter, updated curriculum vitae, teaching statement, and
three recommendation letters should be submitted electronically through
Interfolio (http://apply.interfolio.com/24813). Review of complete
applications will begin Monday, May 5th, 2014, and will continue until the
position is filled.

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