The University of Georgia invites applications for a tenure-track position in Religion with specialization in East Asian traditions at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning fall 2018.
Area of research specialization is open. Candidates with interdisciplinary expertise that complements our department’s existing strengths in the areas of diaspora studies and gender studies are especially encouraged to apply. Language proficiency in one or more East Asian languages relevant to candidate's research and teaching is required.
Teaching responsibilities include four (4) courses per academic year both lower (e.g., RELI 1002: Religions of India, China, and Japan) and upper-level courses on the religious traditions of East Asia; area of proficiency in Buddhism and Taoism. The successful candidate must have the ability to guide graduate research at the MA and PhD levels and demonstrate proficiency in the methodological and theoretical study of religion in both scholarship and pedagogy. Participation with the Center for Asian Studies at the University of Georgia is also expected.
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