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The University of Florida’s Center for African Studies and Department of Religions seeks applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor beginning fall 2012. This position will teach introductory and advanced undergraduate and graduate courses and perform research in the areas of Muslim thought, religious practice, Islamic history, social dynamics and/or political movements in Africa. Additional duties include performing service to hiring units and the profession by serving on University and/or Department committees. Must maintain a regular and active publication record and following university guidelines for achieving tenure. Position requires a Ph.D. in Religion and/or Islamic Studies (foreign equivalent acceptable).

Interested applicants must apply online at https://jobs.ufl.edu and must include: (1) a letter summarizing the applicant’s qualifications, ongoing research directions, and interests in the Department, (2) a complete curriculum vitae, and (3) names, addresses, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three references. The deadline for applications is February 27, 2012. Applications should be sent to: Islam in Africa Search Committee, 427 Grinter Hall, P.O. Box 115560, Gainesville, FL 32611-5560. All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a review of criminal records, reference checks, and verification of education. The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. Minorities, women, and those from other underserved groups are strongly encouraged to apply. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida’s Sunshine Law. If an accommodation due to disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352-392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800-955-8771 (TDD). The University of Florida is an Equal Employment Opportunity Institution.

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