Job Opening: Post-doctoral fellow, East Asian religions

job opening - 5Institution: Washington University in St. Louis, Religious Studies Program
Location: Missouri, United States
Position: Post-Doctoral Fellow,  East Asian Religions

The Program in Religious Studies at Washington University in St. Louis, in cooperation with the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, invites applications for a one-year postdoctoral teaching fellowship in East Asian Religions to begin in August 2015. While the area of specialization is open, expertise in Buddhism in the context of East Asian Religions is preferred. The course load will be three courses over two semesters. Teaching responsibilities will include introductory courses in Buddhist traditions and/or East Asian religions; successful candidates may also be asked to teach a course in methods and approaches to the study of religion. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Religious Studies or closely related field prior to the start of the appointment, and should be able to demonstrate prior successful teaching experience, as well as evidence of an active research agenda.

Applicants are asked to apply through the Washington University HR website: https://jobs.wustl.edu/ Job ID number: 29662. Applications must include a cover letter, descriptions and/or syllabi of the courses you would be prepared to offer, a CV, and a statement of up to 1,500 words describing your research interests; all material must be uploaded to the online application. Three letters of reference should be sent under separate cover directly to

Beata Grant, Search Committee Chair
Religious Studies Program
Campus Box 1065
Washington University in St. Louis
One Brookings Drive
St. Louis, MO 63130-4899.

Application review will begin by February 15, 2015. Washington University in St. Louis is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer, and encourages women, minorities, and persons with disabilities to apply. Employment eligibility is required upon appointment.

Contact:
Beata Grant, Search Committee Chair
Religious Studies Program
Campus Box 1065
Washington University in St. Louis
One Brookings Drive
St. Louis, MO 63130-4899.

Website: http://religiousstudies.artsci.wustl.edu/

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