BDK Canada Graduate Scholarship

[Opportunity] BDK Canada Graduate Scholarship (Application Deadline: November 1, 2018)

This scholarship will enable advanced graduate students in Buddhist Studies who are Canadian Citizens or studying in a Canadian University to spend one year in a Japanese University, studying and/or carrying out doctoral research. Value (in Japanese Yen): Monthly Grant (single person)    ¥250,000 a month x 12 = ¥3,000,000/per yr. Married Allowance    Additional ¥50,000 per … Continue reading [Opportunity] BDK Canada Graduate Scholarship (Application Deadline: November 1, 2018)

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Postdoctoral Fellowship in South Asian Studies at the University of Toronto

[Opportunity] Postdoctoral Fellowship in South Asian Studies at the University of Toronto

The Centre for South Asian Civilizations at the University of Toronto invites applications for a postdoctoral fellow in South Asian Studies. The appointment will begin on September 1, 2018. The post is for a period of 2 years with the possibility of extension after successful review. Candidates working in any field of South Asian Studies … Continue reading [Opportunity] Postdoctoral Fellowship in South Asian Studies at the University of Toronto

2018 Khyentse Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow in Tibetan Buddhist Studies

[Opportunity] 2018 Khyentse Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow in Tibetan Buddhist Studies at UBC

The Department of Asian Studies, University of British Columbia (Vancouver campus), invites applications for the Khyentse Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship in Tibetan Buddhist Studies. The Department of Asian Studies has strengths in a number of areas, including East Asian and South Asian history, religion, literary culture and thought. The interdisciplinary UBC Himalaya Program brings together faculty … Continue reading [Opportunity] 2018 Khyentse Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow in Tibetan Buddhist Studies at UBC

Graduate Student Workshop on Digital Humanities for Research in East Asian Religions

[Call for Applications] Graduate Student Workshop on Digital Humanities for Research in East Asian Religions (May 26-27, 2018)

McMaster University Centre for Buddhist Studies announces a two-day graduate student workshop on Digital Humanities for Research in East Asian Religions, May 26 and 27 at McMaster. The workshop is supported by the Tianzhu Global Network in Buddhist Studies. The workshop focuses on introductory level skills for mapping and network analysis. The goal is to … Continue reading [Call for Applications] Graduate Student Workshop on Digital Humanities for Research in East Asian Religions (May 26-27, 2018)

An International and Intensive Program on Buddhism at UBC (July 29-August 18, 2018)

[Call for Applications] An International and Intensive Program on Buddhism at UBC (July 29-August 18, 2018)

The Tianzhu Global Network of Buddhist Studies at UBC, with the assistance from UBC’s SSHRC-sponsored international and interdisciplinary project on Buddhism and East Asian Religions (www.frogbear.org), cordially invites applications for an intensive program on Buddhism and East Asian Cultures. Lasting for three weeks from July 29 to August 18, 2018, this program is composed of … Continue reading [Call for Applications] An International and Intensive Program on Buddhism at UBC (July 29-August 18, 2018)

Queen's University_ Baker Post-Doctoral Fellow

[Opportunity] Queen’s University: Baker Post-Doctoral Fellow

The School of Religion, Queen’s University is accepting application for the Baker Postdoctoral Fellow. They are inviting social scientist who specializes in the material nature of religion as lived in the contemporary world. Some examples might include: religion and any form of material culture, religion and objects or material(s), religious spaces, pictorial or material representations … Continue reading [Opportunity] Queen’s University: Baker Post-Doctoral Fellow

Buddhist Digital Resource Center_ Executive Director

[Opportunity] Buddhist Digital Resource Center: Executive Director (Application Deadline: March 30, 2018)

The Board of Directors of the Buddhist Digital Resource Center (BDRC, http://www.tbrc.org) invites nominations and applications for the position of Executive Director. The Buddhist Digital Resource Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to seeking out, preserving, organizing, and disseminating Buddhist literature. Joining digital technology with scholarship, BDRC ensures that cultural treasures of the Buddhist … Continue reading [Opportunity] Buddhist Digital Resource Center: Executive Director (Application Deadline: March 30, 2018)

Nanzan Institute_ Permanent Research Fellow

[Opportunity] Nanzan Institute: Permanent Research Fellow (Application Deadline: July 31, 2018)

The Nanzan Institute for Religion and Culture (Nanzan University) is taking applications for a position at the Institute as a full-time Research Fellow. Deadline for application is 31 July 2018. Please see the attached posters for more details.

The Prize for Excellence in Chan Studies

[Call for Nominations] The Prize for Excellence in Chan Studies

The prize for Excellence in Chan Studies will be awarded to a sole-authored academic book, with a copyright in the past three years (2015, 2016, or 2017), on a topic related to any Chan tradition. The publication can be in any language. Dissertations are not eligible. The recipient will receive $5000 and be invited to … Continue reading [Call for Nominations] The Prize for Excellence in Chan Studies

National Chengchi University_ Sheng Yen Postdoctoral Fellowship in Chinese Buddhist Philosophy, 2018-2019

[Opportunity] National Chengchi University: Sheng Yen Postdoctoral Fellowship in Chinese Buddhist Philosophy, 2018-2019

With the generous support of the Sheng Yen Educational Foundation, the Research Group in Buddhist Philosophy at the National Chengchi University (NCCU) is pleased to invite applications for a postdoctoral research fellowship. The term of the appointment is August 1, 2018, to July 31, 2019. The Fellowship is intended to foster the academic careers of … Continue reading [Opportunity] National Chengchi University: Sheng Yen Postdoctoral Fellowship in Chinese Buddhist Philosophy, 2018-2019