Index Buddhicus at Brill looking for researchers

Brill Academic Publishers is looking for two to four indexers for its new classified bibliography for Buddhist Studies edited in close collaboration with the Center for Religious Studies (CERES), Ruhr University Bochum, Germany.

It is intended that the Index Buddhicus will be the main academic bibliographical reference in the field of Buddhist studies. It will consist of classified bibliographical records for monographs, reviews, chapters in edited volumes, journal articles, reference works, electronic resources, and whatever else is thought relevant in Western language secondary literature.

Supervisor: Richard Mahoney

Workspace: Ruhr University of Bochum, Germany


MA (or higher)-level knowledge of Buddhist studies
The indexers will be appointed on a project basis, but in the longer term a fixed position within the framework of the project is possible. Initial duration: 12 months. Salary is an hourly basis ranging from E 15–E 18. Indexing a sample of articles will be part of the selection procedure.

Official start: December 2013 or January 2014

Deadline for applications: October the 22nd.
Further details are available here:

Please direct all enquires to Prof. Sven Bretfeld, Ruhr University Bochum, Universitaetsstr. 150, FNO 01/176, 44780 Bochum.


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