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Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in Early Modern Indian Cultures of Knowledge
Grade 7: Salary in the range £29,249 – £31,020 p.a.
The Faculty of Oriental Studies, in association with the History
Faculty, University of Oxford is seeking to appoint a two-year Postdoctoral Fellowship,
funded by the Andrew W Mellon Foundation, in Early Modern Indian
Cultures of Knowledge: Persian and Sanskrit in Mughal India.

The successful applicant will pursue a research project in Early
Modern Indian Cultures of Knowledge: Persian and Sanskrit in Mughal
India; produce significant publication(s) in a field that is not a
derivative of the Fellow’s doctoral work; and teach for an average of
2-3 hours per week (with a maximum of 6 hours per week) across the two
years of the fellowship.

Candidates must hold a PhD or equivalent and be at an early stage of
an academic year; be working on, or proposing to work on, a new line
of research that is not derivative of their PhD thesis; be proficient
in Indo-Persian literature, preferably with some proficiency in
Sanskrit; show outstanding promise in their field; and have a
commitment to their own professional development. It is essential
that applicants consult the job description for other details of
eligibility for this scheme.

This is a two-year appointment, available immediately, and must be
taken up not later than 1 September 2013. Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. To apply for this role and for further details, including the full job description and selection criteria, please click on the link below:

The closing date for applications is noon on Wednesday 14 November 2012.

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