Associate Professor of Religious Studies

Clinton, Oneida County
Aug 18, 2014
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
The Religious Studies Department at Hamilton College announces an opening for an Associate Professor focusing on religious and ethnic diversity in the United States to begin on July 1, 2015. Preferred candidates are grounded in a particular American tradition but also work from a comparative / international perspective. Distinction in teaching, excellence in scholarship, and a strong record of service to the academic profession is required. The letter of application should address the ways in which the candidate would further the College's goal of building a diverse educational environment. Previous experience teaching, or working with diverse student populations is an asset. Approximately 50% of students who major in Religious Studies self identify as students of color. Interested candidates should submit letter of application, Curriculum Vitae, 3 letters of recommendation, teaching portfolio and samples of published scholarship to: The letter and any questions should be addressed to Professor Stephenson Humphries-Brooks, Chair, Department of Religious Studies. Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2014; applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. Hamilton ( is a residential liberal arts college located in upstate New York. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find other Hamilton and nearby academic job listings at Hamilton College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in all areas of the campus community ( Hamilton provides domestic partner benefits. Candidates from underrepresented groups in higher education are especially encouraged to apply.