Faculty position opening to teach Islam at Amherst College

Posted on September 23, 2007

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Amherst College announces the following faculty positions to begin in July 2008. Searches conducted during the 2007-2008 academic year. Candidates should have a strong commitment to undergraduate and interdisciplinary teaching in a liberal arts context and a well-articulated plan for sustained research. Detailed information available at https://cms.amherst.edu/academiclife/dean_faculty/employment.  Mailing address is Amherst College, P.O. Box 5000, Amherst, MA 01002-5000.

RELIGION – Assistant Professor, Tenure Track
Full-time Assistant Professor in the study of Islam. General courses in Islam, both classical and contemporary, and in area of candidate’s specialization.

Amherst College is a private undergraduate liberal arts college for men and women, with 1,600 students and 190 faculty members. Located in the Connecticut River Valley of western Massachusetts,Amherst participates with Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, and Smith Colleges and the University of Massachusetts in the Five-College Consortium.

Amherst College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women, persons of color, and persons with disabilities to apply. The administration, faculty, and student body are committed to attracting qualified candidates from groups presently underrepresented on our campus.

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