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Assistant Professor in Islamic Studies

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Position Type: Permanent Faculty

Department: Religious Studies - 312000

Appointment Type: Tenured/Tenure Track

Vacancy ID: FAC0002620

Position Summary: The Department of Religious Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill invites applications for a tenure track assistant professor position in Islamic Studies, with a specialization in Persian/Iranian studies. Candidates should have broad training in their field of expertise, the relevant linguistic competencies, a commitment to interdisciplinary work, and a willingness to engage with broad theoretical issues in the study of religion. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses (including introductory and upper-level courses in Islamic studies) and to contribute to the Islamic studies concentration in the Department. The successful candidate is expected to have a Ph.D. in hand by the time the appointment begins, July 1, 2019.

Application Deadline: 01/05/2019

Education Requirements: PhD in Religious Studies

Qualification and Experience: Candidates should have broad training in their field(s) of expertise, the relevant linguistic competencies, a commitment to interdisciplinary work, and a willingness to engage with broad theoretical issues in the study of religion. The successful candidate is expected to have a Ph.D. in hand by the time the appointment begins, July 1, 2019.

Equal Opportunity Employer: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Department Contact Name and Title: Tracey Cave, Business Manager

Department Contact Telephone Number or Email: [email protected]

Special Instructions for Applicants: Four original, signed letters of recommendation sent by mail to: Chair of Islamic Studies Search Committee, Department of Religious Studies, CB #3225, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, 27599-3225 (http://religion.unc.edu).

 

 

 

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Posted: 11/22/2018
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