Punjab Research Group

Full Professorship in State and Democracy in Modern India

Posted in Vacancies by Pippa on February 28, 2010

The Centre for Modern Indian Studies (CeMIS) at the Georg-August-University Gottingen /Germany invites applications for the position of a Full Professorship (salary scale W3) in State and Democracy in Modern India

The position is available for immediate appointment.
Applications are invited from internationally recognized candidates working in any field of political science or political sociology who have a demonstrated regional specialization in India or South Asia. This includes particularly candidates working on state formation, democratization and the political system in India in comparative perspective, with a view to broader questions of modern constitutional theory and reality. Candidates must have an interest in, and strong commitment to, inter-disciplinary research cooperation with the other departments of the newly created Centre for Modern Indian Studies (www.uni-goettingen.de/cemis).

Applications, including pertinent documentation (CV, list of publications, teaching and research track records etc.) are requested by 18 March 2010 and should be sent to the Dekanin der Sozialwissenschaftlichen Fakultt der Georg-August-Universitet Gottingen, Platz der Gttinger Sieben 3, D-37073 Gttingen, Germany), email: dekanat@sowi.uni-goettingen.de. For further information, please contact Prof. Matthias Koenig at mkoenig@gwdg.de.

Website: http://www.uni-goettingen.de/cemis

Full Professor, Modern South Asian Studies

Posted in News/Information, Vacancies by Pippa on February 3, 2009

Leiden University Faculty of the Humanities
Association of Universities in The Netherlands – VSNU
Closing date:
13 March 2009


Job description
The successful candidate will work within one or more disciplines in the Arts and Humanities, and/or Social and Political Sciences. He/she will conduct research and teaching on the South Asian subcontinent, with a demonstrable competency in one or more languages of the region. Modern should be interpreted as including (late) colonial as well as post-independence
South Asia


Required education/skills:Doctorate
Eligible candidates will have: a PhD in South Asian Studies or a related subfield, with a strong disciplinary background; or, a PhD in a discipline in the Arts and Humanities or Social and Political Sciences, with a strong focus on the South Asian region. They will have proven ability to teach and do research in wider Asian Studies contexts. Candidates should have: outstanding research qualities manifested in a high-quality, internationally accessible research and publication record, preferably including the acquisition of project funding; outstanding educational talents and teaching experience; demonstrable management and administrative skills; a excellent command of English. If the successful candidate is not Dutch speaking, s/he will be supported to attain a practical working command of Dutch within two years of taking up the position.
Job type: Research / Advising
Workfield(s):  Teaching & Research(Scientific discipline: Language & Culture)

Additional Information
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