The University of Louisville invites applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Humanities in Islamic Studies with a focus on religion and culture. Candidates must be qualified to teach Islamic religion, thought, and culture within an interdisciplinary humanities program. Area of specialization is open and may include the history of Islamic thought and movements, theories of religion, art and material culture, and/or gender and religion. Expertise in Islamic textual traditions and in Islam in the global context is especially desirable. Teaching load is four semester courses per year (2/2) and will include classes at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The successful candidate will be asked to contribute to a Global area within the Humanities Ph.D. program and interdisciplinary programs in Middle East and Islamic Studies, Asian Studies, and/or Pan-African Studies. Qualified candidates should have a Ph.D. by June, 2013, evidence of teaching experience, and a record of research and publications. The position begins Fall, 2013. Applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and a sample of research through the University of Louisville’s on-line portal at https://highereddecisions.com/hedcs/current_vacancies.asp.

Three letters of recommendation should be sent as e-mail attachments directly to: Shari Gater (shari.gater@louisville.edu). Further questions concerning this position may be directed to Shari Gater by email or at 502-852-0460.

The University of Louisville is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to diversity and, in that spirit, seeks applications from a broad variety of candidates.

Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/9y2tm79. Deadline for applications is November 01, 2012.

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