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The Department of Religion at Trinity College, Hartford, CT, a non-sectarian liberal arts college, invites applicants for a full-time tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in Islamic Studies commencing with the 2016-2017 academic year. Undergraduate teaching responsibilities include an annual introductory survey of Islam and an introduction to the Qur’an. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Islamic Studies with language competency in Arabic and, ideally, another Islamicate language, e.g., Persian, Urdu, Turkish, and Malay, and must demonstrate a strong record of teaching and a clear research program. Candidates are encouraged to develop courses in their own field of research. The college has a five-course annual load, which is reduced to four for the first two years for beginning faculty. The college also offers ample opportunity and support for scholarly research.

For full consideration, please submit a letter of application (including a statement of research and teaching interests), CV, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and a sample of scholarly writing, on the following website: Only digital-format electronic applications will be considered. Three letters of reference are also required. Applicants will be asked to list contact information for reference providers, including email addresses. Emails will be generated to reference providers, directing them to submit letters to a unique URL. Applicants using Interfolio should provide the appropriate unique Interfolio email address for each reference letter writer.

Questions about this position may be directed to the email address, All application materials are due October 15, 2015.

EOE/AA. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. The Department of Religion’s web page may be accessed at:

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