[Opportunity] Queen's University: Post-Doctoral Fellowship 2020 in Transnational Asian Religion

Posting Date: January 24, 2020
Job Title: Post-Doctoral Fellow
Department: School of Religion, Queen’s University
Description of Area or Topic of Research: Transnational Asian Religion

We are seeking a scholar whose research interests concern Asian religion as it is translated and transformed beyond national borders. Some examples might be: Confucianism; global Buddhism or Taoism; transmission of Asian religious and spiritual expressions (Yoga, mindfulness) into the global west; hybridity and fluidity of Asian religious expressions globally; intersections of Asian religious expressions with food, materiality, embodiment, race, gender and/or sexuality. Candidates must have a demonstrated ability to teach undergraduate courses in their area of specialty. Knowledge of a specific religious tradition would be considered an asset.

Supervision and Academic Unit:
Dr. Shobhana Xavier, School of Religion

Remuneration: Minimum annual base salary $34,900*; the incumbent will be separately appointed and compensated as a Term Adjunct to teach a .5 credit (3 units) University course. The Term Adjunct Appointment shall be governed by the Queen’s-QUFA collective agreement.
Start Date and Duration of Appointment: July 1, 2020-June 30, 2022

Required Qualifications: Requirements for the PhD must be completed by July 1, 2020.

Required Documentation: A complete application consists of:

  •  A cover letter
  •  Current Curriculum Vitae (including a list of publications);
  •  Writing sample;
  •  A statement of research interests;
  •  Evidence of teaching experience;
  •  Three letters of reference to be sent directly to Pamela Dickey Young, School of Religion, Queen’s University, Kingston, ON, K7L 3N6 or via email to school.of.religion@queensu.ca

Application Deadline: The deadline for applications is February 28, 2020.

Application Procedure: Applicants are encouraged to send all documents in their application packages electronically as PDFs to school.of.religion@queensu.ca although hard copy applications may be submitted to: Pamela Dickey Young Interim Director School of Religion 211 Theological Hall Queen’s University Kingston, ON CANADA K7L 3N6

EMPLOYMENT EQUITY: The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen’s is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ persons.

ACCOMMODATION IN THE WORKPLACE: The University has policies in place to support its employees with disabilities, including an Accommodation in the Workplace Policy and a policy on the provision of job accommodations that take into account an employee’s accessibility needs due to disability. The University will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs. If you require accommodation during the interview process, please contact Pamela Dickey Young, youngpd@queensu.ca, 613-533-3174.
cc. PSAC Local 901, Unit 2 – info@psac901.org

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