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Lafayette College announces a tenure-track position, beginning fall 2013, for a scholar with expertise in Islamic religion and cultures.

In addition to teaching courses in his/her area of specialization, the successful candidate will teach world religions and other Religious Studies courses, and make a contribution to the College’s interdisciplinary programs.


Required qualifications include a PhD in hand or demonstrably near completion. Prior teaching experience is preferred.


Lafayette is a highly selective liberal arts college of 2,400 students offering degrees in humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, and engineering, located in eastern Pennsylvania.


Applicants should upload a letter of application, C.V., short writing sample, and teaching portfolio, and arrange for academic transcripts and three confidential letters of reference to be uploaded to by Oct. 8, 2012.

Questions may be directed to Robin Rinehart, Head, Department of Religious Studies,


Lafayette College is committed to creating a diverse community, one that is inclusive and responsive, and is supportive of each and all of its faculty, students, and staff. All members of the College community share a responsibility for creating, maintaining, and developing a learning environment in which difference is valued, equity is sought, and inclusiveness is practiced. Lafayette College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.

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