Faculty Search: Lecturer in Asian Religions

The Department of Religion at Dartmouth College invites applications for a one-year Lecturer position in Asian Religions during the 2019-20 academic year (September 2019-June 2020). We seek applications from candidates who specialize in either Japanese or Southeast Asian religions, whose academic specialization lies in religion or in an academic discipline relating to the study of religion. The successful candidate will be grounded in both theoretical and methodological approaches to the study of religion, as well as the relevant primary languages.

Dartmouth operates on the quarter system, with each quarter lasting roughly ten weeks. Requirements for this position include teaching introductory- and intermediate-level courses during the 2019-2020 academic year, with no more than two courses in any one quarter (0-2 per quarter over 3 quarters; up to 5 courses). Salary is competitive; position is benefits-eligible if courses are spread over three quarters, with benefits prorated according to teaching load. Dartmouth College is an outstanding research institution of 4400 undergraduates, half of whom are women and approximately 40% of whom are members of minority groups.



Applicants should have a PhD or ABD status, along with a record of outstanding scholarship and effective teaching.


Application Instructions

Candidates should submit via Interfolio a cover letter; curriculum vitae; research statement; teaching portfolio with evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., course descriptions, course syllabi); and two confidential letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration of your application, please submit completed applications by March 12, 2019.


Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.