Lecturer, Religious Studies/Buddhism
|Institution Type:||College / University|
College of Religious Studies
One-year Renewable Contract
The College of Religious Studies (CRS), Mahidol University invites applications for a one-year renewable contract position in Religious Studies, specialization Buddhism, at the level of Lecturer, Foreign Expert.
Applicants should have a PhD in Religious Studies (the academic/scientific study of religion) or Buddhist Studies; scholars in related humanities and social sciences may apply as long as their dissertation and research fit the job posting. Preference will be given to applicants working in contemporary East Asian Buddhism, and special preference to scholars of contemporary Chinese Buddhism. CRS is looking for a scholar whose current research directly addresses modern/contemporary aspects and issues in Buddhism from an academic standpoint. Completed PhD required. The selected candidate will teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels (medium of instruction is English) along with conducting research and performing administrative duties.
Review of applications will begin 15 November 2017 with interviews beginning in December 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Ideal starting date is early 2018. Applications should be submitted by e-mail. Send cover letter, CV, letter of application (statement of teaching and research), a sample of written work, and three letters of recommendation to Dr. Matthew Kosuta, Acting Vice Dean, College of Religious Studies, Mahidol University, 999 Putthamonthon Road 4, Salaya, Nakhon Pathom 73170, Thailand. firstname.lastname@example.org
The College of Religious Studies is a small college within the Mahidol University system located about 20km west of Bangkok, Thailand. For information on CRS and MU please visit: http://www.crs.mahidol.ac.th/english/index.htm and http://www.mahidol.ac.th/en/
Dr. Matthew Kosuta
|Primary Category:||Religious Studies and Theology
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