Job: Senior Lecturer in Religious Studies / Karlstad University — LIMITE : 31/08/2020
The discipline of Religious Studies at Karlstad University is recruiting a new member staff; we are looking for applicants with broad theoretical and methodological competence in religious studies, with experience of empirical research and with the drive and ambition to renew and develop the discipline of religious studies. The discipline has a strong emphasis on field studies – we study religion both locally in Värmland, Sweden and internationally with a special focus on India.
We are working to develop new research-based teaching methods, such student-based research projects and academic placements, as well as forms of collaboration with the surrounding community. The discipline has been running a study centre in Varanasi, India, for thirty years, which gives both our students and staff a unique opportunity to do placements and conduct field studies in a multi-religious environment.