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The Department of Religious Studies at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor with expertise in the academic study of Islam. All areas of specialization will be considered. Knowledge of appropriate research languages is required. The normal teaching load is two courses per semester.

The successful candidate will teach courses in Islamic studies as well as in theory and method in the academic study of religion.  Candidates will be expected to have been awarded a Ph.D. by the time of appointment.  Appointment will be in accord with the CWRU Faculty Handbook and the guidelines of the Department of Religious Studies.

Case Western Reserve University offers the student quality and class size of a strong liberal arts college, within one of the nation’s major research universities. Complete applications will include a letter describing the applicant’s academic background and prior teaching experience, a curriculum vitae, a writing sample, and three letters of recommendation (sent separately by the recommender) to Ms Lauren Gallitto; Department of Religious Studies, Case Western Reserve University; 243 Tomlinson Hall, 10900 Euclid Avenue; Cleveland, OH 44106-7112; or send materials electronically through Interfolio or directly Applications received by December 1, 2012 will receive full review. Additional information about the CWRU Department of Religious Studies may be found at

In employment, as in education, Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity.  Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Case Western Reserve University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity at216-368-9977 to request reasonable accommodation.  Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.



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