Assistant Professor of Religion (Buddhist Studies/East Asian Religions)
COLGATE UNIVERSITY’S Department of Religion seeks candidates for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professorship in the study of Buddhism, beginning fall semester 2015. Specialization in terms of time period is open, but expertise in Buddhism in the context of East Asian Religions is preferred. Ph.D. in Religious Studies/Religion and familiarity with problems and issues in the study of religion are required. Doctoral degree is expected prior to or shortly after the date of hire. The successful candidate will contribute to Colgate’s Asian Studies program and is expected to participate in all university programs, including the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum. Applicants must submit a letter of application, current vita, three letters of recommendation, and evidence of successful teaching via https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/4259. Review of applications will begin November 7, 2014 (DATE EXTENDED), and will continue until the position is filled. Colgate is a highly-selective liberal arts college located in central New York with an ambitious study abroad program, and is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Developing and sustaining a diverse faculty, staff, and student body furthers the University's educational mission. Women and candidates from historically underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities as Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at www.upstatenyherc.org.