Faculty position in Islamic Studies (Religious Studies & Anthropology

We have a faculty opening
in Islamic Studies for which I attach the job description. It is a
shared appointment, 51% Religious Studies, and 49% Anthropology.
We would greatly appreciate your circulating it to any recent PhD
graduates and current PhD Candidates that you have in the
study of Islam, and posting the description to any listserv or
discussion lists that might be useful.

We are keenly interested in having a good pool of candidates. We offer
Arabic language, courses on Islamic civilization in History and Political
Science, an active program in Middle East & Asian Studies, and a
very good, congenial, if small Religious Studies faculty. And Flagstaff
is a beautiful location.

Thank you very much for your help.

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Bruce M. Sullivan, Ph.D. Professor, Religious Studies

Dept. of Humanities, Arts, & Religion

Northern Arizona University, Box 6031

Riles Building, room 104

Flagstaff, AZ 86011 USA

phone: (928) 523-0244 fax: (928) 523-1881

my website: http://oak.ucc.nau.edu/bms

Religious Studies: _http://www.cal.nau.edu/hum/religion_

Asian Studies: http://www.cal.nau.edu/asian_studies

NAU_PrimH Faculty position:  Islamic Studies

Northern Arizona University seeks a scholar of Islamic Studies for a shared appointment as tenure-track assistant professor of religious studies and anthropology.  Requirements of the appointment include ability to teach undergraduate courses for both the Religious Studies Program in the Department of Humanities, Arts & Religion, and the Anthropology Department.  For Religious Studies, ability to teach an undergraduate survey of the religious tradition of Islam is a requirement.  It is expected that the successful candidate will also contribute other courses to both Religious Studies and Anthropology in the candidate’s areas of expertise, and will participate in the Anthropology M.A. program, as well as contributing to the missions of the departments, the College of Arts & Letters, the College of Social & Behavioral Sciences, and the University.  Teaching responsibilities (5 courses per year) will be divided between Religious Studies and Anthropology.  An active program of research and publication in relevant areas is expected.  International applications are encouraged.

Ph.D. completed by August 17, 2009, in Religious Studies or Anthropology

(or a closely related field) with a focus on Islamic Studies is required.  Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2008.  For additional information about the university and this faculty position, go to:  http://hr.nau.edu/m/

Applicants are to submit a letter of application, c.v., evidence of teaching effectiveness, examples of scholarship, names and contact information for at least three references, and other relevant supporting documentation to the following address:

Prof. Bruce M. Sullivan

Religious Studies Program

Northern Arizona University

Box 6031

Flagstaff, AZ  86011  USA

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