INDIANA UNIVERSITY, Bloomington. The Department of Religious Studies and the International Studies Program at Indiana University, Bloomington, invite applications for a tenure-track position in the Department of Religious Studies at the rank of assistant professor in Modern (1800-present) or Contemporary Islam. Ph.D. or equivalent required. Possible areas of specialization include Islam in South Asia, Southeast Asia, Europe, or the Americas. Applicants should also demonstrate engagement with wider issues in the study of religion. The successful application will document ongoing research, a record of creative and effective teaching, and an active professional profile. Teaching obligations will include introductory courses in Islam, mid and upper-level undergraduate courses in Religious Studies and International Studies, as well as graduate training at the master’s and doctoral levels.  Deadline for applications: Monday, October 1, 2012. Applicants should send a cover letter, C.V., and a dossier with at least three letters of recommendation to: Professor Kevin Jaques, Chair, Contemporary Islam Search, Department of Religious Studies, Sycamore Hall 230, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405-2601. Applicants should anticipate the possibility of a preliminary interview at the American Academy of Religion meeting in Chicago. Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Indiana University in an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
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