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Georgia State University, the Department of Religious Studies, invites applicants for a position in Religion and Conflict with an area focus in the Middle East and/or South Asia. Outstanding candidates with research interests in the relationship between religion and inter-communal violence, nationalism, and/or conflict prevention are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate should have a distinguished publication record, demonstrated experience with grant acquisition, and an advanced research portfolio. Georgia State University’s Department of Religious Studies is a dynamic and growing program which offers B.A. and M.A. degrees and serves a talented and diverse student body in downtown Atlanta.

All applications should include a letter of interest, a vita that documents a nationally visible, funded research program, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three letters of recommendation. Candidates with language proficiency in the region will be preferred. Materials should be sent to: Louis A. Ruprecht, Jr., Department of Religious Studies, Georgia State University, Box 4089, Atlanta GA 30302-4089. Applicants should indicate whether they will attend the AAR or MESA annual meetings this fall.

Georgia State University is a unit of the University System of Georgia, and an AA/EO employer. An offer of employment will be contingent on background verification. Review of applications will begin October 01, 2011, and remain open until positions are filled.

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