Faculty position in Islamics open at Macalester College

Posted on August 12, 2008


Tenure Track Faculty Positions 2008-2009 Religious Studies


The Religious Studies Department invites applications for a tenure-track position in Islamics at the assistant or associate professor level to begin Fall 2009. PhD required by time of appointment. The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses in classical Islam. Preference will be given to candidates with broad comparative interests (e.g. African religion), including an ability to teach courses on Islam in America. The ideal candidate will also be anticipated to contribute to the college’s Middle Eastern Studies/Islamic Civilization program. Send letter of application, CV, three letters of reference, examples of recent professional work, pedagogical statement, statement of research interests, and student evaluations to Dr. James W. Laine, Chair, Department of Religious Studies, Macalester College, 1600 Grand Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105. Applications received by October 1, 2008 will receive first consideration. For more information about the  department we invite you to visit our website at www.macalester.edu/~religiousstudies