[Buddha-l] Lecturer in Asian Religions at the University of Queensland

Antonio Ferreira-Jardim antonio.jardim at gmail.com
Mon Sep 29 17:26:45 MDT 2008

Dear colleagues,

Please find attached the following advertisement for a new position at
the University of Queensland which may be of interest to some on this

Kind regards,

Antonio Ferreira-Jardim
University of Queensland

Lecturer in Asian Religions
School of History, Philosophy, Religion and Classics
The University of Queensland, St Lucia

The School of History, Philosophy, Religion and Classics is a dynamic
team with a reputation for innovative approaches to teaching and
research excellence. The School is the second largest in the Faculty
of Arts, with thirty-six academic staff who are widely published
internationally and have extensive research backgrounds.

The School, regarded as a leader in humanities teaching and research
in Australia, has the largest cohort of undergraduates and
postgraduates, and the largest research income and publication output
in the Faculty.

The role The successful applicant will be expected to pursue a strong
and productive program of research, to be primarily responsible for
the teaching of Asian Religions and to contribute to the teaching of
other religion courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and
to supervise honours and postgraduate research students. Taking on
some administrative work in the School is expected.

The person Applicants should possess a PhD with a speciality in Asian
Religion. At Academic Level B, the applicant will have an established
research track record, excellent teaching skills, and a capacity to
develop a strong and productive research program, and contribute to
successful postgraduate teaching.

A commitment to excellence in teaching and ongoing development of the
undergraduate and postgraduate programs is essential. Preference will
be given to an appointee who relates well to a collegiate environment
and can create links to other disciplines in the School.

Remuneration The remuneration package will be in the range $68,239 –
$81,034 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of 17% (total
package will be in the range $79,839 - $94,809 p.a.). This is a
full-time, continuing appointment at Academic Level B.

Contact Obtain the position description and selection criteria here:
http://www.uq.edu.au/jobs/2008documents/arts/1079433.doc . To discuss
the role contact Head of School, Professor Clive Moore, telephone +61
7 3365 2154 or email c.moore(at)uq.edu.au.

Send applications to the Human Resources Officer, Faculty of Arts, The
University of Queensland, St Lucia, Qld, Australia 4072, or email

Applications close 13 October 2008.

Reference No 1079433.

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