NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY, The Department of Religious Studies invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track appointment beginning September 1, 2016 at the rank of Assistant Professor for a specialist in the study of East Asian religions of any period, geographical region, or religious tradition. The department welcomes applicants with diverse research interests, such as classical texts, lived religious practice, material culture, and others. Candidates must demonstrate expertise in the relevant research languages and combine their research interests with questions of theory and method in the study of religion. The successful candidate will contribute to the graduate and undergraduate programs of a religious studies department, including responsibility for introductory courses in Buddhism. Please send in PDF format a cover letter, 3 letters of recommendation, CV, and writing sample no longer than 25 pages. Applications must be submitted online and will be given primary consideration if received by October 25, 2015.
Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.