Assistant Professor Position – South Asian Religions, School of Religious Studies, McGill University – Deadline to apply : October 31, 2022

Assistant Professor- Position in South Asian Religions, School of Religious Studies

The School of Religious Studies at McGill University (Montreal, Canada) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the area of South Asian Religions, with a focus on gender and/or sexuality, at the rank of Assistant Professor. Exceptionally qualified candidates may be considered at the rank of Associate.

Position Description

We seek a dynamic colleague capable of expanding and enriching an already strong program in Asian Religions at McGill who is prepared to teach at undergraduate and graduate levels.
The appointment begins August 1, 2023.

Job Duties

The candidate will also be expected to teach at undergraduate and graduate levels; to contribute to graduate seminars in theory and method offered by the School of Religious Studies.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

The candidate is expected to have received the PhD prior to appointment.

This position calls for specialization in the study of South Asian Religions alongside substantive engagement with the wider fields of Religious Studies, South Asian Studies, and Gender Studies, including relevant theoretical and methodological approaches.

Preference will be given to candidates who have an excellent overall research profile; research competence in at least two South Asian languages, ideally, one modern and one classical; and the ability to teach broad courses that cover South Asian religious traditions in interreligious and regional perspectives.


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Job Type



Assistant Professor


Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Posting Period

Applications should be received by November 1, 2022 to guarantee full consideration, but will be accepted until the position is filled.

Applications must be submitted online through Workday, McGill’s employment portal :–Position-in-South-Asian-Religions–School-of-Religious-Studies_JR0000031192

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