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UC Berkeley Sheng Yen Postdoctoral Fellowship in Chinese Buddhism 2019–2021

Postdoctoral Scholar — Chinese Buddhism — Center for Buddhist Studies

Basic Qualifications (At the time of applucation)
Completion of all degree requirements except for dissertation.

Additional Required Qualifications (by the start of the job):

  • Ph.D or equivalent international degree
  • Candidates may have no more than three years of post-Ph.D. research experience prior to the
    appointment start date.
  • A certified copy of the Ph.D. certificate is required before the appointment can go into effect.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ph.D or equivalent international degree in Chinese Buddhism or related field.
  • University-level teaching experience in closely related field.

Applicants should submit the following materials:

  1. Curriculum vitae, listing degrees, any publications, and teaching experience
  2. Graduate school transcripts
  3. A personal statement of no more than 2000 words outlining previous research (including dissertation), the research the applicant will undertake during the term of the fellowship, future professional goals, as well as any other information deemed relevant to the application
  4. A writing sample
  5. A two- to four-page statement of teaching interests, along with two brief course proposals (with optional syllabi) of courses they propose to teach for the Group in Buddhist Studies (Note: UC Berkeley courses normally meet a total of three or four hours per week throughout a fourteen-week semester)
  6. Candidates who do not yet hold a Ph.D. but expect to by June 30, 2019, should supply a letter from their home institution confirming their schedule to completion.
  7. Applicants should request three letters of recommendation.

All application materials, including letters of recommendation, must be submitted through AP Recruit at https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF02021.