The School of History, Philosophy, and Religion at Oregon State University in Corvallis, Oregon invites applications from specialists in Buddhist Studies (Asian Buddhism) for a full-time tenure-track appointment at the Assistant Professor level, effective September 16, 2016.
Teaching responsibilities are five courses per academic year. We seek candidates qualified to teach introductory and upper-level courses on Buddhist Studies and more broadly on Asian religion and philosophy. Candidates should also have the ability to teach an introductory course on world religions.
The successful candidate will demonstrate competence in Religious Studies theory and methods, mastery of languages relevant to their area of specialization, have a Ph.D. in Religious Studies or a closely related field by employment start date, and possess the skill and enthusiasm required for research and teaching with excellence in Buddhist Studies and Religious Studies.
How to apply
Please submit your application online at https://jobs.oregonstate.edu to posting #0015254, including a letter of interest, a CV (including email address), and three letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2015. Preliminary interviews will be conducted at the AAR Annual Meeting in Atlanta and by Skype.
OSU is committed to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.