[Opportunity] Queen’s University: Baker Post-Doctoral Fellow – Contemporary Asian Religions

Posting Date:

November 15, 2021

Job Title:

Post-Doctoral Fellow


School of Religion, Queen’s University

Description of Area or Topic of Research:

Contemporary Asian Religions

We are seeking a scholar whose research interests concern Asian religious expressions and practices in the contemporary context. Some examples include: Asian religion(s) and environmental ethics; 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 popular culture, art, 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, such as Buddhism or Taoism, would be considered an asset.

Supervision and Academic Unit:

To Be Determined


Minimum annual base salary $35,958; 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, 2022-June 30, 2024

Required Qualifications:

Requirements for the PhD must be completed by July 1, 2022.

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 Adnan A. Husain, 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 January 28, 2022.

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:

Adnan A. Husain


School of Religion

211 Theological Hall

Queen’s University

Kingston, ON


EMPLOYMENT EQUITY: The University invites applications from all qualified individuals.  Queen’s is strongly committed to employment equity, diversity, and inclusion in the workplace and encourages applications from Black, racialized/visible minority and Indigenous/Aboriginal people, women, persons with disabilities, and 2SLGBTQ+ 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 Adnan A. Husain, school.of.religion@queensu.ca, 613-533-3174.

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