Please spread the word among interested and interesting candidates.
The University of Heidelberg invites applications for a full-time instructor in Tibetan language. The position is initially an eighteen-month appointment, and will begin on March 1, 2018. It is hosted by the professorship of Buddhist Studies, as part of the Heidelberg Centre for Transcultural Studies. The salary corresponds to level TV-L 13 of the German public service salary scale.
Applicants should have experience in teaching both classical and spoken Tibetan. Candidates must have a high level of knowledge of Tibetan, fluency in English, and teaching experience; and must hold at least a Master’s degree or higher in Tibetan language, literature, history, religious studies, or other related fields. Preference will be given to those with teaching experience at university level.
The lecturer will teach semester-length courses in both classical (literary) and colloquial Tibetan, to students ranging from undergraduate to PhD level. Aside from teaching, duties also include general service to Buddhist Studies and the Heidelberg Centre for Transcultural Studies, to which the lecturer is also expected to contribute with his or her own research interests.
Review of applications will begin on January 1, 2018. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The University of Heidelberg is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
application letter, curriculum vitae, teaching evaluations (if available), and two letters of reference, as well copies of syllabi of courses taught or proposed. The documents should be sent to Ina Buchholz-Chebbi via e-mail and as a single PDF. Questions regarding the position should be sent to the same e-mail address: email@example.com
This post is the European continuation of Andrew Nicholson’s one. Andrew is also the one who prompted me to write a European list.
Indian philosophy is taught in at least two different places in Europe:
BERGGRUEN RESEARCH FELLOW in Indian Philosophy
Length of contract: 2 years
Full time / part time: Full time
Application deadline: Tuesday 18 April
The European Institutes for Advanced Study (EURIAS) Fellowship Programme is an international researcher mobility programme offering 10-month residencies in one of the 18 participating Institutes: Aarhus, Amsterdam, Berlin, Bologna, Budapest, Cambridge, Delmenhorst, Edinburgh, Freiburg, Helsinki, Jerusalem, Lyon, Madrid, Marseille, Paris, Uppsala, Vienna, Zürich. The Institutes for Advanced Study support the focused, self-directed work of outstanding researchers. The fellows benefit from the finest intellectual and research conditions and from the stimulating environment of a multi-disciplinary and international community of first-rate scholars.
The Faculty of Philosophy at the University of Heidelberg invites applications for a W3 professorship in Buddhist Studies.
The professorship is part of the Heidelberg Centre for Transcultural Studies (HCTS) which has originated from the Cluster of Excellence “Asia and Europe in a Global Context”.
The Faculty of Humanities at Leiden University invites applications for 2 fulltime assistant professorships in Digital Humanities:
Assistant Professor Digital Humanities with focus on text analysis (1.0 fte)
Assistant Professor Digital Humanities with focus on data-analysis and visualization (1.0 fte)
The Obermann Center at the University of Iowa welcomes applications for a full-time, twelve-month Postdoctoral Scholar. The one-year residency will begin on August 10, 2016.
The South Asia Institute of Heidelberg University (Germany) invites applications for a position ranked as a
Full Professorship (W3) in “Classical Indology” (Succession to Prof. Dr. Axel Michaels) to be filled by October 2016.
The University of North Texas Department of Philosophy and Religion invites applications for Department Chair. The department chair position is a 12-month appointment, beginning fall 2016. It is anticipated that the new chair will build upon the department’s existing strengths, while working together with faculty to envision a vibrant and sustainable future. Teaching responsibilities are two courses a year. Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience. Salary and benefits are competitive. The position reports to the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.