Columbia University, East Asian Languages & Cultures
Postdoctoral Research Scholar, Chinese Buddhism
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||New York, United States|
With the generous support of the Sheng Yen Education Foundation, the Center for Buddhism and East Asian Religions (C-BEAR) in the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at Columbia University is pleased to invite applications for a one-year Postdoctoral Research Scholar, with the possibility of renewal for a second year contingent on satisfactory performance. The initial term of appointment is July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021.
The postdoctoral position is intended to foster the academic careers of recent PhDs whose area of research is Chinese Buddhism. In addition to pursuing his or her own research, the successful candidate is expected to teach one course per year, give a public lecture, and take part in the regular events of the C-BEAR. It is envisioned that the Postdoctoral Research Scholar will continue his or her academic career in teaching and research on Chinese Buddhism after the postdoctoral position.
Compensation includes a competitive annual salary, research fund, and health benefits. Additional financial support is available for the fellow to organize workshops, conferences or speakers’ series in his or her area of research. The fellow will be provided with office space, access to the library system, and other related administrative assistance.
Review of applications will begin on January 21, 2020 and continue until the position is filled.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Youngmi Jin (firstname.lastname@example.org)
|Primary Category:||Religious Studies and Theology