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The Department of Theology & Religious Studies is seeking a Lecturer in Islamic Studies to join aninnovative, forward-looking and dynamic team with effect from 1 September 2012. The successful candidate will teach in the field of Islamic Studies, including early and classical Islam. A research focus on one or more of the followingareas would be particularly welcome: Qur’anic Studies, discursive theology (kalam), Islamic philosophy, Sufism, or Islamic law. A regional specialization in the Turkish or Persianate world, or alternatively South Asia, would also be desirable.

The Department of Theology & Religious Studies at King’s is a large, thriving and highly inter-disciplinary Department, specialising in the study of the three ‘Abrahamic religions’: Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Areas of particular strength include the study of conviviality and conflict among religions in multi-religious and secular societies, and the study of religion in the arts, literature and film.

The Department of Theology & Religious Studies is seeking a Lecturer in Islamic Studies to join aninnovative, forward-looking and dynamic team with effect from 1 September 2012. The successful candidate will teach in the field of Islamic Studies, including early and classical Islam. A research focus on one or more of the followingareas would be particularly welcome: Qur’anic Studies, discursive theology (kalam), Islamic philosophy, Sufism, or Islamic law. A regional specialization in the Turkish or Persianate world, or alternatively South Asia, would also be desirable.

The Department of Theology & Religious Studies at King’s is a large, thriving and highly inter-disciplinary Department, specialising in the study of the three ‘Abrahamic religions’: Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Areas of particular strength include the study of conviviality and conflict among religions in multi-religious and secular societies, and the study of religion in the arts, literature and film.

Informal enquiries should be made to Professor Paul Janz (paul.janz@kcl.ac.uk) or Dr Carool Kersten (carool.kersten@kcl.ac.uk).

The appointment will be made, dependent on relevant qualifications and experience, within the Grade 6 or Grade 7 scale, currently £30,870 – £45,336 per annum, plus £2,323 London allowance per annum. Benefits include an annual season ticket loan scheme.

For an application pack, please click on the ‘Further details’ link below. Alternatively, please email jcmbjobs@kcl.ac.uk Please quote reference G6/AAT/803/11-TC when applying and in all correspondence.

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