Post Doc Fellow

College of South Jersey

United States

January 31, 2022

Description

Position Details Recruitment/Posting Title Post Doc Fellow

Department SAS - Religion Salary Commensurate With Experience Posting Summary

The Department of Religion at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey (New Brunswick, N.J.) invites applications for the Alka Siddhartha Dalal Endowed Postdoctoral Fellowship in Jainism to begin Fall 2022 . The fellowship is open to candidates who specialize in any subfield of Jain Studies, including but not limited to religion, history, philosophy, art, or literature. The postdoctoral fellow will be appointed to a two-year term with the possibility of an extension for a maximum of two additional years. During their appointment, the fellow will conduct research, participate in departmental activities, lead on-campus programs (e.g., an academic workshop in Jain Studies), and deliver public scholarly lectures in Jain Studies. The teaching load is 1/1 per year, with one course focusing on Jainism and the other containing substantial Jain component.

Applicants must have a Ph.D., or will have fulfilled all requirements for the Ph.D., in Religious Studies, Asian Studies, History, Philosophy, or other cognate fields, by the time of appointment. They should be cognizant of theories and methodologies in the study of religion and should expect to participate in the department's programs as well as develop their own programming. The fellowship carries a generous fund to support the fellow's research and programming needs.

All applications must be submitted online. No other method of application will be accepted. Applicants are requested to submit a letter of application (addressing scholarship and teaching), a CV, three letters of recommendation, and one sample of scholarly writing. Completed applications submitted by January 31, 2022, will receive full consideration. Women and members of minority groups are especially encouraged to apply.

Posting Number 21FA1391 Posting Open Date 11/22/2021 Posting Close Date 02/01/2022

Minimum Education and Experience

Applicants must have a Ph.D.

Certifications/Licenses Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Equipment Utilized Physical Demands and Work Environment Overview Statement

Special Instructions to Applicants

Quick Link to Posting https: // jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/148472 Campus Rutgers University-New Brunswick Home Location Campus Rutgers University - New Brunswick Location Details

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Resume/CV
  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Writing Sample 1
  • Optional Documents

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