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Post-doctoral Fellowship in Indian Religions at the Georg-August-Universität in Göttingen
September 20, 2017 - 12:50
The Centre for Modern Indian Studies at the Georg-August-Universität in Göttingen, Germany, seeks to fill the position of a Post-Doctoral Fellow in Indian Religions. This position will begin on 1 October 2013 and is full time on a two-year fixed-term contract. Application deadline is 25 April 2013.
Applications from scholars representing all subfields in the study of religions in India are welcome; preference will be given to candidates whose research and writing addresses one or more of the following topics: minority religions, law, conversion, gender, social inequality, religion and empire, and religion and democratic practice. Applicants must have a PhD in a relevant field, such as Religious Studies, History, Anthropology, Sociology, South Asian Studies, or Political Science. In addition to pursuing a postdoctoral research project, the fellow will assist in the design and organization of conferences and workshops on Indian religions, and in the teaching of religion courses at the Centre for Modern Indian Studies. The scholar will be based at the University of Goettingen in Germany, but may spend a portion of the fellowship period conducting field research, in consultation with the Indian Religions research group leader. Applicants from all countries are encouraged to apply. English proficiency is expected, German is not required but welcomed. More information.