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Colgate University’s Department of Religion seeks candidates for a full-time, tenure-track position in Islamic studies. The hire will be made at the assistant or associate level, to begin Fall Term 2012. Candidates with expertise in Islam in any period or region are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to candidates in Islamic studies with training in Religious Studies and familiarity with wider issues in the Study of Religion. Doctoral degree is expected prior to or shortly after date of hire. All Colgate University faculty are also expected to maintain an active research agenda and participate in all-University programs, which include the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum. Many faculty also serve interdisciplinary programs, such as Middle Eastern and Islamic Civilization Studies, Asian Studies, and/or Women’s Studies, among others. An annual five-course teaching assignment may include an introductory course in Religious Studies, Islamic studies courses, and a course in the Core Curriculum.

Colgate is a highly selective liberal arts college located in central New York with an ambitious study abroad program. AA/EOE. Developing and sustaining a diverse faculty, staff, and student body furthers the University’s educational mission. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at All materials must be submitted via No hard copy, please. Review of applications will begin October 17, 2011, and will continue until the position is filled.

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