David L. Snellgrove Chair in Tibetan and Buddhist Art
The Department of the History of Art and Archaeology at SOAS, University of London, invites applications for a newly endowed David L. Snellgrove Chair in Tibetan and Buddhist Art. The post is part of a transformational donation from the Alphawood Foundation, Chicago, aimed at enhancing and advancing the study of Tibetan and Buddhist art. The donation includes two further academic posts, funding for over 80 scholarships and generous support for outreach, conferences and symposia.
The post is intended for a senior scholar at a Professorial level; however, candidates appointable at the level of Reader or Senior Lecturer will also be considered and are invited to apply. Salary levels will be commensurate with experience and the post is tenable from 1st September 2014. Applications are invited from those working on the history of Tibetan and Buddhist art, and the art of related diasporas. Candidates should have an outstanding international reputation as demonstrated by an excellent publication record and knowledge of relevant languages.
The successful candidate will be a member of the Department of the History of Art and Archaeology and will be expected to develop and teach courses at all levels, supervise PhD students, and to play a major role in the development of the field of Tibetan and Buddhist Art.
Those seeking further information should contact Professor Timon Screech, Head of Department, or Dr Crispin Branfoot, Senior Lecturer of South Asian Art and Archaeology, SOAS University of London, Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London, WC1H 0XG by e-mail email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Interviews are provisionally scheduled for week commencing: 17 March 2014
We particularly welcome applications from women, from disabled people and from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within SOAS at senior levels.
SOAS values diversity and aims to be an equal opportunities employer.
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