Temple University, Religion
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Pennsylvania, United States|
The Temple University Department of Religion seeks to fill a tenure-track assistant professorship in the area of Indian religions, primarily Buddhism and Hinduism. The eventual appointee will contribute to the Department’s graduate program by regularly teaching the seminars “Foundations in Hinduism” and “Foundations in Indian Buddhism,” mentoring students working in these and related traditions, and possessing demonstrated methodological commitments to the fields of religious studies, Asian studies, and/or philosophy. On the undergraduate level, the position will provide instructional coverage of advanced courses such as “Religions of India” and “Yoga and Tantric Mysticism” and interdisciplinary courses in Temple’s General Education Program. The ideal candidate must possess scholarly excellence, an active research agenda, excellent teaching skills, and a doctoral degree at the time of appointment. The normal teaching load is two courses per semester. The Department of Religion offers B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees and serves a talented and diverse student body in the city of Philadelphia. Temple University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Candidates should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, evidence of excellence in teaching and research, and a copy of their graduate transcript, and three letters of recommendation to Gayle Schooley at firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for application materials is November 5, 2012.
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|Primary Category:||Religious Studies and Theology