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Claremont Graduate University, the Department of Religion, invites applications for a chaired professorship in Islamic Studies. Rank and research specialization are open. In addition to anchoring an MA-level program in Islamic Studies, the successful candidate will teach courses and help mentor master’s and doctoral-level students in one or more of the following concentrations: Religions of North America; Women’s Studies in Religion; Critical Comparative Scriptures; and Philosophy of Religion and Theology. Ph.D. in Religious Studies or related field must be in hand before August 2013.

Applicants should submit a cover letter including a statement of research and teaching interests, CV, and three letters of recommendation to: Islamic Studies Search, Department of Religion, Claremont Graduate University, 831 N. Dartmouth Ave., Claremont CA 91711. Questions related to the search or CGU may be directed to Dr. Patrick Mason (

Claremont Graduate University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer strongly committed to diversity among its faculty, and thus welcomes applications from candidates coming from traditionally underrepresented communities in the academy. For full job description, please visit Review of applications begins November 12, 2012. The position will remain open until filled.


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