Assistant Professor in Asian Religions/Buddhist Studies
Trinity College Dublin, The University of Dublin – School of Religion, Theology, and Peace Studies – School of Religion, Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
Post status: 5-year, fixed term contract, tenure track, full-time
Reports to: Head of the School of Religion
Location: Trinity College Dublin, The University of Dublin
Salary: Appointment will be made on the Lecturer Pay scale (109BN): €36,009 to €87,739 at a point in line with current Government pay policy https://www.tcd.ie/hr/assets/pdf/monthly-academic.pdf
Appointment will be made no higher than point  [i.e. €49,422]
Hours of work: Hours of work for academic staff are those as prescribed under Public Service Agreements. For further information please following link below: www.tcd.ie/hr/assets/pdf/academic-hours-public-service-agreement.pdf
Closing date: 12 Noon GMT on 17th March 2022.
The primary purpose of this post is to contribute scholarly expertise in Asian Religions to advance the mission of the School of Religion, Theology, and Peace Studies through teaching, research and administrative activities in the School. The successful applicant, who will have an established reputation in teaching and research in the field of Asian Religions, will be expected to provide undergraduate teaching in Asian religions (including Hinduism and Buddhism) from introductory to advanced levels, as well as to contribute to the School’s postgraduate programmes. They will also be expected to forge further links with the Trinity Centre for Asian Studies, to develop opportunities for collaboration in teaching and research.
Candidates should have expertise in at least two Asian religions, with preference given to candidates with primary expertise in Hinduism and/or Buddhism. Candidates will be expected to advance critical and comparative or dialogical approaches to the study of religion in Asia, engaging both historical developments, aspects of contemporary lived religion, as well as engaging with the broader pluralistic context of Asian religion. The candidate’s field of specialisation should address religion as originating and currently practiced in Asia, with relevant language expertise.
Informal enquiries are welcome and may be made directly to Head of the School of Religion; email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications will only be accepted through e-Recruitment and should include:
Full curriculum vitae to include your list of publications, professional memberships, and the names and contact details of 3 referees (email addresses if possible).
Research plan (summarising research to be carried out in the next three years and including details for funding to be sought – maximum of 2 pages).
Teaching statement (summarising your teaching experience and philosophy – maximum of 2 pages).
PLEASE NOTE: Candidates who do not submit this information will not be considered for shortlisting.
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Applications will only be accepted by E-Recruitment: