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Teaching Associate in Islamic Studies (Fixed Term)

Reference CE12238A

Closing Date Wednesday, 12th June 2013

Job Type Research & Teaching

Department School of Humanities

Salary £27854 to £36298 per annum pro rata, depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance


Applications are invited for the above post based in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies, University of Nottingham.


The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching, administering and assessing modules in Islamic Studies at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Teaching duties will include the module ‘Introduction to Islam’ for first year undergraduates and a module to second and third year undergraduates in a suitable area of Islamic Studies. Such areas include (but are not restricted to) Islamic theology and philosophy, Sufism, Islamic law, Qur’an and Hadith studies, Shi’ism, or Islam in the West. The post-holder will offer an MA class on an area suited to their research interests. Further teaching duties will be assigned in consultation with the Head of Department.


Candidates must have a good first degree and a relevant PhD, or a doctorate near completion. Experience of undergraduate teaching in the UK or abroad is essential. Experience of administration in a university department is desirable.


This full-time post is available on a fixed-term contract for a period of twelve months commencing on 1st September, 2013. This post is open to Job Share.


Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr. Simon Oliver, Head of Department, tel: 0115 951 5853, Please note applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

Interviews will be held on 21st June 2013

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