[INDOLOGY] 1 Year Position at Vanderbilt in Religious Studies: Buddhism and Asian Religious Traditions

Fitzgerald, James james_fitzgerald at brown.edu
Fri Jan 29 18:13:13 UTC 2016

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Vanderbilt University

One Year Term Appointment in Buddhist and Asian Religious Traditions

The Department of Religious Studies at Vanderbilt University seeks to hire
a sabbatical replacement for Buddhist Traditions and Asian Religions. The
rank is Non-Tenure-Track Assistant Professor for a terminal one year
appointment, for academic year 2016-17. All requirements for the Ph.D. must
be met before the start of the appointment in August 2016.

The standard course load is two courses per term. The successful candidate
must teach a one course survey of Buddhist Traditions and other
introductory and advanced courses in Asian Religions commensurate to
training in either East Asian, Tibetan and Himalayan, or South Asian
regions. The area of specialization, historical period, and methodological
approach are open. Command of languages appropriate to an advanced research
agenda will be required.

Review of applications will begin on Thursday 25 February 2016 and will
remain open until the position is successfully filled.

Please upload the following materials to RLSTjobs at vanderbilt.edu a letter
of application that includes a statement of teaching philosophy, research
interests, teaching evaluations (if available), and transcripts.  Three
confidential letters of recommendation (or standard university graduate
student placement dossier) should also be uploaded.

Vanderbilt University is committed to recruiting and retaining an
academically and culturally diverse community of exceptional faculty.
is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women and
under-represented minorities are encouraged to apply. Vanderbilt University
offers employment benefits to same-sex domestic partners and prohibits
discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation/preference and gender

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