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Call for Applications: Academic Director and Dean of Studies

Applications are invited for the role of Academic Director of the Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies. 

The position of Academic Director is one of leadership, coordination, communication, development, and nurture.  

Salary:    £67,000 to £74,000
Hours:    Full Time
Contract Type:    Permanent 
Applications Close:    7th May 2017

Applications are invited for the role of Academic Director of the Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies. 

The Academic Director will oversee research programmes at the Centre, as well as engaging in their own research, teaching, and publication. He or she will oversee education, including teaching and supervisory provision for the Faculties of the University that require it, and in relation to the Centre’s programme of lectures and events.  

The Academic Director position will also oversee OCHS publications, including the Hindu Studies book series with Routledge, the Journal of Hindu Studies with Oxford Journals, and other material. The Academic Director also works with the OCHS Continuing Education Department.  

The position entails helping to develop relationships with the University, other institutions and scholars, and the Centre's outreach projects. The Academic Director will participate in the life of the Centre helping to share and maintain the ethos and aims of the centre.

Application is invited from scholars in the fields of Hindu Studies, as well as Religious Studies, Indology, and related disciplines. The successful person will be a senior scholar with wide experience of research in the field of Hindu Studies, a substantial profile of publications, and thorough knowledge of one or more classical or contemporary languages of India. 

To apply, please provide a covering letter or statement explaining how you meet the above criteria, a full CV (including a publication list), and the name, institution, and contact details of 3 referees.

The closing day for applications is 12.00 midday on Sunday 7th May 2017.

Contact Person: Shaunaka Rishi Das, Director
Contact Phone : 01865-304303
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