Position, Open-Rank, Tenure-Track Professor of Islamic Studies, Bucknell University

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The Department of Religious Studies at Bucknell University invites applications for the Josephine Hildreth Detmer & Zareen Taj Mirza Professorship in Islamic Studies, to begin in August 2018. The position can be filled at any rank from tenure-track assistant professor to full professor.

The Department of Religious Studies at Bucknell serves majors and minors pursuing the academic study of religion, as well as a large number of students from other majors. We seek a teacher-scholar who can help us maintain the department's reputation for effective teaching and productive research, and whose teaching, research, and service will contribute to the department's commitment to diversity and to the liberal arts mission. Ph.D. in Religious Studies/Islamic Studies is required by start date. The ideal candidate will be an expert in Islam as a global religious tradition, with interdisciplinary research that highlights trans-regional or trans-national connections between the Middle East, South Asia, Southeast Asia, Africa, or beyond. Some undergraduate teaching experience and a record of scholarship are considered strengths.

Posting Date: 09/17/2017
Closing Date 11/14/2017