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Assistant Professor in Buddhist Studies

Job Announcement

Type: Assistant Professor in Buddhist Studies
Institution: Department of Religious Studies, New York University
Location: New York, NY (USA)
Date: from September 2021
Deadline: 15.12.2020

The Department of Religious Studies in the Faculty of Arts and
Science at New York University invites applications for an
appointment as an Assistant Professor on the tenure track for the
Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation New Professorship in Buddhist
Studies. The appointment will begin September 1, 2021. We seek
applicants whose area of empirical research lies in East Asian
Buddhisms: Chinese, Japanese, Korean and/or Tibetan. The ideal
candidate will combine a grasp of the classical textual tradition
with a serious engagement of the theoretical study of religion.
Interest in intersections of religion with post-coloniality, race,
gender, sexuality, or national identity is especially welcome. The
candidate should be prepared to teach Theories and Methods in the
Study of Religion, as well as three other courses per year, the
nature of which will in part depend upon their specialty. Candidates
must have a strong commitment to teaching and to participating in the
Department's scholarly activities. To learn more about the Department
of Religious Studies please visit our website at:

Application deadline is December 15, 2020. Candidates should prepare
a cover letter, cv, teaching, research and diversity statements,
along with the names and addresses of three references.
Additional information on diversity statement requirements can be
found here:

To apply, visit the Interfolio site:

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individuals who are underrepresented in the profession, across color,
creed, race, ethnic and national origin, physical ability, gender and
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