The Hebrew University of Jerusalem invites applications for the Khyentse Lectureship/Professorship in Buddhist Studies, a tenure-track position (open rank) in Buddhist Studies, with a preference for Tibetan Buddhism.
The position is funded through the generous support of Khyentse Foundation, and is designed to be situated in the Department of Comparative Religion, with the possibility of a joint appointment with the Department of Asian Studies or other relevant departments, depending on the chosen candidate’s intellectual profile.
The position is open to all candidates who have attained a Ph.D. degree, and to advanced doctoral students who expect to be granted their Ph.D. no later than June 30, 2021.
Responsibilities include the teaching of required and elective courses in the candidate’s field(s) of specialization (at the B.A. and M.A. degree levels). Successful candidates are expected to conduct independent and original research at the highest academic level, demonstrate academic leadership, compete for Israeli and international research grants, and should display an ability to work cooperatively with colleagues in the Faculty of Humanities and the university at large.
The Hebrew University’s primary language of instruction is Hebrew. However, the possibility of teaching courses in English will be available. Candidates whose Hebrew proficiency is such that they would not be comfortable teaching in Hebrew will be encouraged to sufficiently master the language during the initial years following their appointment.
Qualified candidates will be invited for a campus visit, which will include a job talk, an interview and meetings with department members. Given the current situation, campus visits are expected to take place on Zoom.
For further details, please contact the Dr. Eviatar Shulman, Head of the Search Committee, at firstname.lastname@example.org
Candidates are requested to apply online to: Professor Michael Segal, Dean of the Faculty of Humanities
Applicants should provide:
(1) Cover letter
(2) Doctoral diploma or official confirmation of eligibility
(5) Statement of research and teaching plans (up to three pages and according to guidelines)
(6) Teaching evaluations (from the past three years)
(7) Two representative publications
(8) Two letters of recommendation, to be submitted directly by recommender (According to guidelines)
Complete applications must be submitted by April 6, 2021
:All materials should be in English, and submitted via the following system
(Applications submitted not in accordance with these guidelines will not be considered)
The rank of each appointment will be determined according to the candidate’s qualifications.
For additional information, please contact the Office of Academic Personnel at email@example.com
This announcement does not constitute a commitment to accept candidates in any or all fields.
The Hebrew University is an equal opportunity employer
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