Fellowships and Grants: December 29, 2014

          Stanford University is now accepting applications for 8 positions to teach Thinking Matters, a required program that honors the freshman educational tradition first established at Stanford in 1919. Thinking Matters courses foster intellectual curiosity and the development of critical inquiry skills and support first-year students in achieving a successful transition to college-level learning.  We invite applications from candidates with relevant background in Quantitative methods (in any field); Political Science; Biology; Asian and African Studies; History (American and European); Social Science (anthropology, communication, linguistics, and sociology); Narrative and Aesthetic Inquiry. Eligible candidates will have earned a doctorate in a relevant field, conferred no earlier than 2009 and no later than June 2015. For the full listing, please visit: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=50357

           The Program in Religious Studies at Washington University in St. Louis, in cooperation with the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, invites applications for a one-year postdoctoral teaching fellowship in East Asian Religions to begin in August 2015. While the area of specialization is open, expertise in Buddhism in the context of East Asian Religions is preferred. The course load will be three courses over two semesters. Teaching responsibilities will include introductory courses in Buddhist traditions and/or East Asian religions; successful candidates may also be asked to teach a course in methods and approaches to the study of religion. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Religious Studies or closely related field prior to the start of the appointment, and should be able to demonstrate prior successful teaching experience, as well as evidence of an active research agenda. For the full listing, please visit: http://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=50338