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The Department of Religious Studies at Allegheny College invites applicants for a tenure track position in Islamic Studies beginning August 2013.  The Department seeks a teacher-scholar specializing in Islam, with teaching interests in historical, social and political aspects of Muslim societies, and the ability to teach comparative religions.  Candidates will contribute to the newly developed Middle East and North African Studies Program. Teaching load is six semester courses per year (3/3).  All faculty are expected to participate in delivering college-wide first-year/sophomore seminars that emphasize writing and speaking. Allegheny College is a highly selective private undergraduate liberal arts college with a dedicated faculty of teacher-scholars. The successful candidate will provide evidence of excellence in teaching, ongoing scholarship and professional development. Completion of PhD by August 2013 expected. Provide a letter of application, C.V., a sample of scholarly work, evidence of teaching effectiveness and three letters of reference.  All application materials must be submitted through Interfolio.  Follow this link to apply for the position and receive your free Interfolio account:  Deadline October 19, for preliminary interviews at AAR/SBL meetings. Allegheny College is an Equal Opportunity Employer, with a strong institutional commitment to develop a diverse faculty and staff.  Women and members of other under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.


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