The Clemson University Department of Philosophy and Religion seeks to hire a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Religion in the area of Islam to begin August 15, 2014. In addition to an active research agenda, the ability to teach existing courses on the history of Islam and on the Qur’an, as well as upper-level seminars in the candidate’s area of specialization, is essential. Must also be willing to teach Studying Religion: Theories and Methods, a required course for majors, on a rotating basis with other department faculty. Excellence in both undergraduate teaching and scholarship is essential. Ph.D. prior to appointment.
Send letter of application detailing qualifications, C.V., and complete dossier including evidence of teaching ability, transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to Steven Grosby, Chair, Search Committee, Department of Philosophy & Religion, 126 D Hardin Hall, Clemson University, Clemson, SC 29634-0528. We cannot accept materials by fax or electronic attachments. Deadline for application is October 25, 2013. Preliminary interviews will take place at the American Academy of Religion meeting in Baltimore. Women and members of minority groups are encouraged to apply. Clemson University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group of individuals on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information.
Clemson University, with a student body of nearly 20,000, is a top-25 national public university according to the latest U.S. New and World Report rankings and combines the scientific and technological horsepower of a major research university with the academic and social environment of a small college. It is situated half way between Charlotte and Atlanta in South Carolina’s rapidly growing Upstate region.