Position Summary:  One-year, Visiting Assistant Professor, beginning Fall, 2013. Five undergraduate courses, minimum administrative responsibilities. Candidate should be able to teach Introduction to Islam, Women and Gender in Islam, Islam in North America, and two other courses in Islam and/or related thematic topics in the Study of Religion. PhD preferred.

Qualifications: Evidence of serious commitment and teaching excellence on the undergraduate level is vitally important.

College/Dept. Description: Mount Holyoke College is an undergraduate liberal arts college for women with 2,100 students and 210 faculty. Half the faculty are women; one fourth are persons of color. The College is located about 80 miles west of Boston in the Connecticut River valley, and is a member of the Five College Consortium consisting of Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, and Smith Colleges and the University of Massachusetts.  Mount Holyoke is committed to fostering multicultural diversity and awareness in its faculty, staff, and student body and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Women and persons of color are especially encouraged to apply.

Instructions to Applicants:  Please submit cover letter, CV, supporting materials on teaching experience, and three letters of reference online athttp://jobsearch.mtholyoke.edu.  Contact person: Susanne Mrozik, Chair, Religion Department smrozik@mtholyoke.edu.

All applications must be received by February 15, 2013.

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