On behalf of Christopher Chapple.

Best wishes,

Mark Singleton

Senior Long Term Research Fellow
American Institute of Indian Studies


Loyola Marymount University seeks a full time clinical professor to teach in its Master of Arts in Yoga Studies Program.  This will be a one year, renewable position beginning August 15, 2014.  Duties will include the teaching of beginning and intermediate Sanskrit, including reading courses in the Bhagavad Gita and the Yoga Sutra; an introduction to the academic study of yoga; survey courses on the Hatha Yoga texts in translation and the various schools of modern yoga; and supervision of completion exams and projects.  Loyola Marymount University, a comprehensive university in the mainstream of American Catholic higher education, seeks professionally outstanding applicants who value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence, the education of the whole person, and the building of a just society.


The successful candidate is expected to hold a doctorate in an appropriate field, have strong Sanskrit skills, and a record of the academic study of yoga. .  The following materials should be sent by March 1st to Professor Christopher Chapple, Chair, Search Committee for Yoga Studies, 3763 University Hall, Loyola Marymount University, 1 LMU Drive, Los Angeles, California 90045: letter of application; curriculum vita; statement of teaching history and philosophy; three letters of recommendation; sample syllabi; graduate academic transcripts; scholarly works published; other supporting materials.  In its hiring practices, LMU seeks highly qualified, ethnically diverse women and men who are supportive of and will contribute to LMU’s mission as a Catholic/Jesuit/Marymount University. 


Loyola Marymount University is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating an institutional environment free from discrimination and harassment based on race, color, sex, marital status, religion, creed, national origin, disability, age, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, and gender identity and expression. LMU is actively working to promote an intercultural learning community. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. (Visit www.lmu.edu for more information.)