University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, Department of Asian Languages and Cultures
Thai Professorship of Theravada Buddhism
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Michigan, United States|
|Position:||Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Full Professor, Tenure Track Faculty|
The University of Michigan invites applications for a tenure-track or tenured position in Theravada Buddhism beginning September 1, 2016. This is an open-rank search. Applicants with interdisciplinary teaching and research interests in Thai Buddhism and Pali Studies are encouraged to apply.
All applicants should possess a high level of proficiency in the Thai language. Successful candidates are expected to teach a range of courses in Theravada Buddhism generally and Thai Buddhism specifically, from introductory undergraduate lecture courses through graduate seminars; to supervise doctoral dissertations; and to participate actively in the programs of the department as well as in area studies initiatives within a larger university community that encourages interdisciplinary efforts.
The Ph.D. is required prior to appointment. Evidence of excellent teaching and research abilities is essential. Please submit a letter of application, CV, statement of teaching philosophy and experience, teaching evaluations (if available), and a statement of current and future research plans. Junior candidates may submit a placement dossier with representative publications or writing samples and at least three letters of recommendation. Senior candidates should include the names of suggested reviewers.
Application materials must be submitted electronically. Please go to http://tinyurl.com/nnv5ukq to apply.
To be assured consideration, applications must be received by October 12, 2015. This is a university year appointment. The University of Michigan is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. The University is supportive of the needs of dual career couples. All applications will be acknowledged.
|Primary Category:||Asian History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Southeast Asian History / Studies