Employment Opportunity: South Asian Studies – Assistant/Associate Professor in Humanities, Stanford University

Stanford University invites applicants for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level or a tenured position at the Associate Professor level in South Asian Studies to begin in the academic year 2016-17.

The scholar appointed will be based in an academic department but is also expected to make contributions to the interdisciplinary study of South Asia across the university. The appointment will be in one of the following departments in the School of Humanities and Sciences:

  • Art and Art History (with a preference for a scholar of South Asian Film)
  • Religious Studies (preference will be given to applicants specializing in Hinduism and the study of Indian religion in general)

Teaching responsibilities will be determined by the home department.

Applicants should provide a cover letter including a brief statement of research interests, a curriculum vitae including list of publications, and one sample of recent scholarship. Assistant level and untenured applicants should arrange to have three letters of reference submitted to Academic Jobs Online. Currently tenured applicants should submit the names of three references.

For full consideration, materials should be received by September 15, 2015.

Please use the following link to apply: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/5723

Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of, and applications from, women, members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research, teaching and clinical missions.