Qualifications for Program-Coordinator for Training
Hindu Priests for 21st Century
Candidates for this position need to hold qualifications/experience
equivalent to a doctorate degree in a related area and should possess desire and
expertise to develop teaching and research programs in Paurohitya.
Expertise and training in practicing and teaching Paurohitya is needed.
The curriculum and courses need to be developed with the help of other
faculty members and adjunct faculty at HU (and other adjunct faculty to be
Expertise and interest in developing and teaching other courses and carrying
out research in areas of interest to Hindu University is desirable.
Adequate knowledge of Sanskrit is essential for faculty in Paurohitya
Computer literacy including ability to handle word-processors, e-mails,
web-search, and preparation of Power-Point slides etc. is necessary for
effectiveness in this position.
The medium of instruction at HU is English. Faculty members need to be fluent
in written and conversational English.
For further information, suggestions, nominations or enquiries for the above
positions, please contact University President Prof. Kuldip C. Gupta at
Nominations and applications require detailed resume, names of three
references, and a statement of interest/purpose in relation to Hindu University.
E-mail communications are preferred.
Postal mail may be sent to: Prof. Kuldip Gupta, Hindu University of America,
113 N. Econlockhatchee Trail, Orlando, FL 32825 (USA), phone 407-275-0013.
All submissions are considered in strict confidence. Hindu University is an
affirmative action & equal opportunity employer. Hindu University environment is
being developed to provide a unique opportunity for dedicated individuals to
contribute to the spread of spirituality (according to Hindu tradition) through
The scope of the University can be seen from a document entitled “HU in 2010
– Our Vision.” available at our website
of America (www.hindu-university.edu). We invite you to join in
pioneering efforts for realization of our shared dreams!
ABOUT HINDU UNIVERSITY OF AMERICA
The mission of Hindu University of America is to provide learning, research,
and training in a broad spectrum of topics related to Vedic/Hindu culture
including religions, philosophies, practices, etc.
The University aims to promote the catholicity of Hinduism, and to establish
harmony among eastern religious thoughts and modern sciences, thereby
contributing to better human understanding and global peace.
The University is committed to a comprehensive and liberal education with a
broad curriculum at masters and doctoral levels in various areas related to
Hindu religion, philosophy, language and culture providing the students with a
practical base for their spiritual growth.
The University fulfills the growing need of modern western society to obtain
authentic and unbiased understanding of the vast and rich heritage of Hindu
culture, traditions, philosophy, etc. Advanced diplomas and degree programs
currently offered are Hinduism, Hindu Philosophy, Yoga Philosophy and
Meditation, Yoga Education, Ayurvedic Sciences, Hindu/Vedic Astrology, Sanskrit,
and Divine Music.