The Department of Religious Studies at DePaul University invites applicants for a tenure track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning in July 2020. We are looking for a candidate who specializes in religions in Asia (including Central, South, East, and South East Asia). We are particularly interested in applicants from Religious Studies and allied disciplines whose research and teaching complement the interests and strengths of our interdisciplinary department. Scholars working on critical approaches to race, gender and sexuality, social hierarchies and inequality, and power struggles and political movements are encouraged to apply.
DePaul University is the nation’s largest Catholic university and the largest private university in Chicago, with more than 25,000 undergraduate and graduate students. This vibrant, diverse, and urban university provides a comprehensive liberal arts education and emphasizes both teaching and research.
For full consideration, please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a research statement, a recent writing sample, one sample syllabus, and three letters of reference to the Search Committee by November 15th.
Application materials must be submitted at the following URL:
Three confidential letters of reference should be sent directly from the recommenders (or from an online dossier service) to Dr. Lisa Poirier, Search Committee Chair, Department of Religious Studies, DePaul University, 2333 N Racine Ave., Chicago, IL 60614, or to LPOIRIER@DEPAUL.EDU
Review of applications will begin immediately, and preliminary interviews of selected candidates will be conducted via Skype.
DePaul seeks candidates with demonstrated cultural competencies to include teaching, service, and research in diverse learning communities. We strongly encourage women, minorities, and candidates from other underrepresented groups to apply. Preference will be given to candidates with a Ph.D., but advanced ABDs will be considered if they expect to defend by the start date.