Job Opening: Assistant Professor of Religion – Buddhist Studies, Bard College

Bard College: Faculty Searches: Religion Program
Assistant Professor of Religion – Buddhist Studies

Location: Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

Closes: Nov 1, 2015at 11:59 PM Eastern Time
(GMT-4 hours)

Bard College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position
at the level of Assistant Professor of Religion in the area of Buddhist
Studies, to begin September 2016. The position requires a strong
commitment to teaching and scholarship in a liberal arts setting.

Applicants should possess a strong foundation in the formative or
classical traditions and literatures of Buddhism in Asia, with
appropriate language proficiency, and an understanding of later and
contemporary developments within Buddhist traditions. The geographical
area of specialization is open. The position contributes to both the
Religion and Asian Studies programs. The successful candidate will also
participate in Bard’s First-Year Seminar, the foundation of the
college’s commitment to liberal education. Ph.D. or near completion is
required, and teaching experience is highly desirable.

Application Instructions

Please submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a writing
sample, and three letters of recommendation through Interfolio by
October 30, 2015.