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Stanford University, Religious Studies Assistant Professor, Buddhist Studies

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Nov 1 2018

The Department of Religious Studies at Stanford University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the field of Buddhist Studies, with a preference for applicants specializing in Tantric Buddhism and/or Buddhism of the Himalayas. The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses and advise students at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and to contribute to the broader teaching mission of a Religious Studies Department. To that end, applications from candidates with interests in theory and method in the study of religion, as well as from those able to build bridges to the Department’s other fields are especially welcome.

Applicants should send three letters of recommendation, a full curriculum vitae, a writing sample of approximately thirty pages, and a statement outlining research and teaching interests (not longer than 3 pages) via Interfolio.

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Materials must be received by December 15, 2018 for full consideration. Additional papers and manuscripts may be requested at a later date. The appointment will start in academic year 2019-20.

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Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford also welcomes applications from all who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions.