University of New Mexico: Buddhist Philosophy

Assistant or Associate Professor, full-time tenure-stream position, beginning August 2017. AOS: Buddhist Philosophy. AOC: Open. This position is made possible by a grant from The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation. Customary undergraduate and graduate teaching duties, including thesis supervision, and non-teaching duties in Philosophy.

We are seeking an outstanding scholar, with a strong background in Philosophy, who combines excellence in Buddhist Philosophy with intellectual breadth and curiosity; whose research will either contribute to or complement the Department’s current strength in South Asian Buddhist Philosophy; who is able to teach courses that contribute to the Department’s undergraduate major programs; who will enjoy working in a philosophically diverse department; and who has a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as to working with broadly diverse communities.

Minimum requirements are a Ph.D. (or equivalent) in Philosophy or related field (such as South Asian Studies, Religious Studies, or Buddhist Studies) by the start of the appointment, and a research specialization in Buddhist Philosophy. The University of New Mexico is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Educator. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Salary is competitive.

For the complete description of this position as well as detailed information about how to apply, please visit the UNMJobs web site ( and reference posting number 0835837. For further information on the UNM Department of Philosophy, please visit our website (, call 505.277.2405, or email our Department Administrator, Mercedes Nysus, at mnice [at] unm [dot] edu.

For best consideration, please apply by October 19, 2016. Position will remain open until filled.

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