Carleton College, Department of Religion, seeks qualified candidates to fill a one-year leave replacement position in Islamic Studies, to begin Sept. 1, 2013.
Candidates should a) have experience in teaching, b) be skilled at relating both classical and contemporary Islamic materials to their various historical and cultural settings, and c) situate their work within the broader theoretical and methodological concerns of the field of religious studies. We seek applicants who are committed to teaching a diverse student body in a religiously-unaffiliated, highly selective, liberal arts environment While it is preferred that the PhD be in hand by Sept 1, 2013, we will also consider ABD candidates. Women and members of minority groups are especially encouraged to apply. Carleton College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, veteran status, actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, status with regard to public assistance, disability, or age in providing employment or access to its educational facilities and activities. The expected teaching load for this position is five courses distributed over a three-term academic year. Full benefits apply.
To apply, please complete the online application found at <jobs.carleton.edu>, including electronic submission of a cover letter, C.V., 3 letters of reference, and 2-3 sample syllabi. Inquiries may be directed to Michael McNally, Chair, Department of Religion, Carleton College, Northfield, MN 55057 <firstname.lastname@example.org>. Review of applications may begin February 1st. Final application deadline is February 18.