Thursday, August 30, 2007

Islamic Studies Position

Duke University: The Department of Religion in Arts & Sciences invites applications and nominations for a tenure-track position in Islamic Studies at the assistant professor level to begin August 2008. Candidates should have a commitment to critical and comparative approaches to the study ofreligion and culture. Subfield and geographic areas of concentration are open. Candidates must demonstrate proficiency to conduct research in and teach the relevant languages related to their primary area of expertise. Successful candidates will be required to offer a range of undergraduate classes. The appointee will participate in Duke's Graduate Program in Religion and collaborate with faculty members in the Department of Religious Studies at the nearby University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. We prefer candidates send a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference electronically to Applications submitted by mail should be directed to Chair of the Islam Search Committee, Department of Religion, Box 90964, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708-0964. Applications received by October 15, 2007 will beguaranteed full consideration but the search will continue until the position is filled. Duke University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minorities strongly are encouraged to apply.

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