Job Opening: Dartmouth College, Assistant Professor, Asian Religions

Institution: Dartmouth College
Location: New Hampshire, United States
Position: Assistant Professor

DARTMOUTH COLLEGE, Hanover. The Department of Religion at Dartmouth College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in Asian Religions. Appointment to begin as early as July 1, 2018. We especially encourage applications from candidates who specialize in Japanese, Tibetan/Himalayan, or Southeast Asian religions, whose academic specialization lies in religion or in an academic discipline relating to the study of religion. The successful candidate will be grounded in both theoretical and methodological approaches to the study of religion, as well as the relevant primary languages.

Qualifications include Ph.D., along with a record of outstanding scholarship and effective teaching. Requirements include teaching four courses per year (0-2 per quarter over 3 quarters) and normal department service. Competitive salary, benefits and research support. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a broad range of introductory, intermediate-level, and advanced courses within his or her specialization, as well as contributing to the Department’s theoretical and methodological offerings.

Since its inception in 1949, the Religion Department has been committed to a multidisciplinary, globally diverse curriculum grounded in the academic study of religion as engaged through a variety of methodological approaches. The Department offers instruction, from the introductory to the advanced level, in most of the world’s major religious traditions: Buddhism; Christianity; Hinduism; Islam; Judaism; the religions of the ancient Near East; the religions of ancient and modern China; religious life in the Americas; and the religions of Africa. The Department offers an undergraduate major and minor.

Dartmouth College is an outstanding research institution of 4300 undergraduates, half of whom are women and approximately a third of whom are members of minority groups. Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged. We are especially interested in candidates with demonstrated ability to contribute to Dartmouth’s undergraduate diversity initiatives.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. To ensure fullest consideration, dossiers should be received by October 15, 2017. Candidates whose applications are received by October 15, 2017, will be considered for a preliminary interview at the annual meetings of the American Academy of Religion (November 18-21, 2017), or by Skype for those unable to attend the conference.

To APPLY, visit: http://apply.interfolio.com/43693

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Paula lives in the vortex of graduate life. She studies medieval Japanese history.
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