Austrian Academy of Sciences, Institute for the Cultural and Intellectual History of Asia
Research associate: Buddhist Transmission in China
The Institute for the Cultural and Intellectual History of Asia (IKGA) of the
Austrian Academy of Sciences seeks to fill a full-time position for a research associate in the area of "Buddhist Transmission in China" with a starting date of 1 June 2019.
In addition to conducting their own research on the transmission of Buddhism in China using historical-philological methods, the successful applicant is expected to collaborate in editorial projects within the institute’s long-term focus “Sanskrit texts from Tibet”. Small administrative duties
may also occur.
A PhD in Buddhist Studies, Chinese Studies or a related field is required. Familiarity with one or more languages of the transmission of Indian Buddhism is expected; familiarity with classical Tibetan is desired.
We offer 100% employment (40 hours per week) for a yearly gross salary of € 42,551.60 (= level IV/2 according to the employment scale of the Austrian Academy of Sciences). Depending on qualification and experience, the salary can be negotiated. The position is initially limited to a period of 3 years.
Application documents, including a cover letter, CV, list of publications, as well as a sketch of current and planned research (2–3 pages), should be submitted by 31 January 2019, preferably via e-mail as a single PDF document without further attachments addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org (subject "Application Buddhism China").
Institute for the Cultural and Intellectual History of Asia / Austrian Academy of Sciences
|Primary Category:||Asian History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Religious Studies and Theology