HARVARD UNIVERSITY

One-Year Visiting Assistant Professor or Lecturer Position in Hindu Traditions

Location
Cambridge, Massachusetts (US)
Posted
Dec 05, 2019
End of advertisement period
Jan 15, 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

School Harvard Divinity School

Harvard Divinity School invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor or Lecturer position in Hindu traditions within the context of the religions of South Asia; and/or Hindu traditions as a global or transnational religion; and/or diasporic Hindu traditions, especially Hindu traditions in North America. The foci of applicants’ work may be in any region or time period; disciplinary approaches and methodological engagements are also open. The appointment will last from July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021. The teaching course load for this appointment will consist of two courses in the fall of 2020 and two courses in the spring of 2021.

Basic Qualifications

Scholarly expertise in Hindu traditions within the context of South Asia; and/or as a global or transnational religion; and/or diasporic Hindu traditions. Competency in the appropriate research language(s) also required. Preference will be given to applicants who have a PhD at the time of appointment.

Special Instructions

Applicants should also be able to contribute to the Divinity School’s degree programs, including its multi-religious Master of Divinity program, and be familiar with forms of analysis that address race, gender, and social location. Preference will be given to applicants who have a PhD or doctoral degree requirements completed at the time of appointment.

Completed applications containing all the required materials, including recommendation letters, will be reviewed beginning on January 15, 2020.

Applicants should address any questions regarding the position itself or the online application system to the Office of Academic Affairs at academicaffairs@hds.harvard.edu.

Contact Information Faculty Search Office Harvard Divinity School 45 Francis Avenue, Divinity Hall 417 Cambridge, MA 02318
Contact Email academicaffairs@hds.harvard.edu

Equal Opportunity Employer Harvard Divinity School is an equal opportunity, affirmative-action employer, and encourages applications and nominations of women and/or ethnic minority candidates, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, pregnancy and pregnancy related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Minimum Number of References Required 3
Maximum Number of References Allowed 3