Loyola University New Orleans seeks candidates for a tenure-track position in Islam at the level of Assistant Professor. The area of specialization is open. Expertise in Arabic and/or other relevant research languages is required. Demonstrating excellence in teaching undergraduates will positively influence our deliberations. The successful candidate will teach general courses in Islam and an introductory course in world religions. The teaching load is 3 x 2 per year through the first six years. Complete dossiers should be received by April 13, 2012 to ensure full consideration. The successful candidate will support the mission of the university and the goals of Jesuit education. The search committee reserves the right to make a one-year visiting appointment in lieu of the position described above.
Loyola University New Orleans is a Jesuit and Catholic institution of higher education that prepares students to lead meaningful lives with and for others. The Department of Religious Studies offers two major tracks and supports numerous interdisciplinary minors across the college and university. Loyola University, New Orleans is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Review of applications will begin in mid-April. Candidates should submit a curriculum vitae, three letters of reference and sample syllabi. Transcripts will only be requested of the finalists. Electronic submissions should be sent to: Dr. Timothy Cahill (firstname.lastname@example.org), Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Religious Studies, Loyola University New Orleans.