Assistant Professor, Religion in the United States, College of Arts & Sciences Tracking Code22599930130901Job Description
The Department of Religion at Boston University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor of Religion in the United States (any period). We seek a religious studies scholar attentive to diversity within and among U.S. religions who will enhance existing departmental strengths in religion, health, and medicine; digital religion; material religion; and/or gender and sexuality. Possible additional areas of specialization could include religion and technology; race and gender in/and religion(s); religion and politics; and religion and the environment. Ability to teach introductory courses in religious studies essential.
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Applicants should send a cover letter which succinctly addresses their research and teaching and explains how diversity, equity, and inclusion principles inform their pedagogy and scholarship; a CV; and an article/chapter-length writing sample to [email protected] by October 14, 2022. Initial interviews by Zoom. Letters of recommendation and supplementary materials will be requested at a later stage.
Please note all newly hired staff and faculty will need to be in compliance with Boston University’s COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster Requirement within 30 days of date of hire. You must upload your vaccine documentation or request a medical or religious exemption (instructions). For further information on the University’s response to COVID-19, please visit the COVID-19 Resources site.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military service, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, or because of marital, parental, or veteran status. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
Job LocationBoston, United StatesPosition TypeFull-Time/Regular