The Department of Religion at Claremont Graduate University 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 (patrick.mason@cgu.edu).  Review of applications begins November 12, 2012.  The position will remain open until filled.

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.

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