University of London, School of Oriental and African Studies, Department of the Study of Religions
Lecturer in Buddhist Studies
|Institution Type:||College / University|
£32,558 - £46,741 p.a inclusive of London Allowance
Vacancy No: 000503
Applications are invited for a Lectureship in Buddhist Studies within the Department of the Study of Religions, to commence on 1 September 2013.We are looking for a specialist in Indian, South Asian and/or South East Asian Buddhism, with excellent knowledge of Sanskrit and Pali, and an ability to combine expertise in the textual traditions with knowledge of contemporary religious practice. The appointee will be expected to teach courses both at UG and PGT levels in these areas, will have a proven record of excellence in research, with potential to develop new research projects. We are looking for an enthusiastic scholar who can contribute to building up the programme in Buddhist Studies and actively promote the Centre of Buddhist Studies.
Applicants should have completed, or be close to completing, a PhD relevant to the post. The Lectureship is a full-time permanent post on G7/Ac2 - G8/Ac3 scale, plus London Allowance. Membership of USS will be available.
Interviews are provisionally scheduled for the week commencing: 13 May 2013
SOAS values diversity and aims to be an equal opportunities employer.
Prospective candidates seeking further information may contact Cosimo Zene, Head of Department, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To apply for this vacancy or to download a job description/further information, please visit www.soas.ac.uk/jobs.
|Primary Category:||Religious Studies and Theology