Visiting Assistant Professor of Religion

Hamilton, Madison County
Apr 18, 2014
COLGATE UNIVERSITY’S Department of Religion seeks candidates for a TWO-YEAR Visiting Assistant Professor in HINDUISM AND SOUTH ASIAN RELIGIONS to begin Fall Term 2014. Specialization is open, although concentration in the modern period is preferred. Training in Religious Studies and familiarity with problems and issues in the study of religion required. Completion of the Ph.D. is expected prior to or shortly after the date of hire. Ability to teach a course in “Health and the Body in Asian Religions” is desired. The successful candidate will contribute to Colgate’s Asian Studies program and its Liberal Arts Core Curriculum. Teaching load is 5 courses per year. Colgate is a highly-selective liberal arts college located in central New York with an ambitious study abroad program. Colgate University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Developing and sustaining a diverse faculty, staff, and student body further the University's educational mission. Women and candidates from historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at Cover letter, CV, and three letters of reference must be submitted to For questions you may contact Chris Vecsey, Chair of Hinduism Search, Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.