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Centre College invites applications for a tenure track position in Islam at the rank of assistant professor beginning August 2013. The successful candidate will have a firm grounding in the academic study of Islam in the context of religious studies, and a nuanced understanding of how Islam interacts with other religious traditions. Candidates must demonstrate ability and dedication to teaching at the undergraduate level, and be prepared to teach regularly a required course on the “Western” religious traditions (Judaism, Christianity, Islam). Ph.D. required; candidate must have completed requirements for the degree by the time of the appointment.

Centre College is a highly selective liberal arts college of 1,350 students, listed by U.S. News in the top fifty liberal arts colleges in the nation. Classes are small and academic standards are high. The College is located in Danville, Kentucky, a small town of 18,000 recognized for its high quality of life. It is within easy driving distance of Lexington, Louisville, and Cincinnati. Centre College is committed to hiring a diverse faculty of teachers/scholars. For information concerning the college, visit our web site

To apply, please go to Centre College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Application deadline October 01, 2012.

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