The Department of Anthropology, University of Waterloo, invites
applications for a tenure-track or tenured position at the rank of
Assistant, Associate or Full Professor in the area of the Anthropology
of Religion, with a research focus on Contemporary Islam in Asia,
preferably outside the Middle East.
Candidates must have a completed PhD and a proven record of excellence
in research, teaching, and graduate supervision commensurate with stage
of career. The Department of Anthropology has a flourishing
undergraduate program and a Master’s program in Public Issues
Anthropology, and the successful candidate will be expected to
contribute substantially to both.
The candidate will also teach at least one course on Islam for the
Department of Religious Studies, and will be offered the opportunity to
participate in the joint Laurier-Waterloo Ph.D in Religious Studies
which focuses on Religious Diversity in North America. Additional
information concerning the Department of Anthropology can be found here;
additional information about the Department of Religious Studies can be found here.
Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Review of
applications will begin on November 30, 2013 and continue until the
position is filled. The anticipated start date for the position is July
Applications must be submitted online. Applications require a
cover letter, curriculum vitae, the names and contact information for
three referees, a teaching statement, an outline of research plans,
teaching evaluations if available, and three examples of scholarly work.
Enquiries may be directed to Professor Maria Liston, Chair, Department
of Anthropology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3G1
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and
permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Waterloo
encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including women,
members of visible minorities, native peoples, and persons with