Research Associate in Buddhism, University of Cambridge Faculty of Divinity

Salary: £28,132-£36,661

Reference: 02862

Closing date: 22 April 2014

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 30 September 2017 in the first instance.

Applications are invited for a fixed-term Research Associate (Grade 7: £28,132-£36,661) in Buddhism in the Faculty of Divinity for three years from 1 October 2014 -30 September 2017. Preference will be given to candidates with research expertise in the paradigms, ideas and arguments of Indian Buddhism as a way of life.

The Research Associate will undertake research and teach courses at undergraduate and master’s level in the field, and will be expected to play an active role in developing the subject in the Faculty as well as promoting collaborative activity throughout the University, including the development of a network of those interested in Indian Studies.

Candidates, who must have successfully completed a doctorate and have a programme of future research and publications, must be able to take up the post on 1 October 2014. The appointment will be subject to 6 months probation.

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To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit the Apply link.

This will take you to the role on the University’s Job Opportunities pages. There you will need to click on the ‘Apply online’ button and register an account with the University’s Web Recruitment System (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Further particulars are available from the Administrative Officer in the Faculty of Divinity (tel: (01223) 763002; e-mail:, and on the Faculty website, where additional information on the Faculty is available: . Applications should be sent via the on line system to the Administrative Officer (details as above) by 22 April 2014.

Please ensure that you upload your Curriculum Vitae (CV) and a covering letter TOGETHER WITH a full list of research publications, a statement of how you would expect to develop your teaching and research within the Faculty of Divinity, and, if available one recent published research article, in the Upload section of the online application. If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.

Please quote reference 02862 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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