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The Columbia University Department of Religion invites applications for an assistant professor appointment in Islamic Studies. Area of research and teaching specialization is open. Preference will be given to applicants who focus on Africa and Asia. Candidates must exhibit familiarity with religious studies theory and methodology. Demonstrated interest in interdisciplinary research and teaching is necessary. Ph.D. required by the time of appointment. Candidates will be expected to sustain an active research and publication agenda and teach in undergraduate and graduate programs.

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All applications must be made through Columbia University’s RAPS system. Please upload the following required materials: cover letter, CV, a statement of teaching and research, list of references, a writing sample, and samples of syllabi.

Review of applications will begin October 31, 2011.

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