ISLAM: CONTEMPORARY ISLAM IN ASIA 

The Faculty of Arts at the University of Waterloo seeks to fill one tenure-track or tenured position at the rank of assistant, associate or full professor for July 1, 2013 in the area of Contemporary Islam in Asia, with a preference for a specialization outside of the Middle East. The candidate should have a proven record of excellence in research, graduate supervision, and teaching, commensurate with stage of career. Candidates for the rank of assistant professor must have completed a PhD by July 1, 2013. The position is open to candidates from all disciplines in the humanities and social sciences, and candidates are encouraged to identify the most appropriate fit. The successful candidate will teach at least one course in Islam for the Department of Religious Studies. Other courses will be listed or cross-listed to Religious Studies as appropriate.

 

The University of Waterloo encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including women, members of visible minorities, native peoples, and persons with disabilities. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

 

The anticipated start date for this position is July 1, 2013.  Initial consideration of applications will begin on December 1, 2012; however, applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a detailed curriculum vitae, a teaching statement and outline of research plans, three examples of scholarly work, and the names of three referees (referees will not be contacted without prior permission of the candidate) to:

 

David Seljak, Search Committee Chair (dseljak@uwaterloo.ca), by using the online submission form: https://artsonline.uwaterloo.ca/OFAS/RS/

 

Inquiries may be addressed to:

 

David Seljak, Chair
Department of Religious Studies
Faculty of Arts
University of Waterloo
200 University of Waterloo
Waterloo, ON  N2L 3G1

 


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