Washington and Lee University, Religion
Assistant Professor in the study of Islam
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Virginia, United States|
Washington and Lee University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the study of Islam. The appointment will be in the Departments of Religion and/or History, with course offerings divided evenly between the two. The area of specialization is open. We seek candidates with broad backgrounds and interests, able to teach a variety of courses on Islamic religion and history. Candidates must be able offer courses in History while being conversant with academic method and theory in the study of Religion. The ideal candidate can also contribute to the development of a nascent interdisciplinary program in Middle East and South Asia Studies at Washington and Lee University.
Washington and Lee University is a highly selective liberal arts college that demands excellence in teaching and expects and supports significant scholarly achievement. The University is interested in candidates who are committed to high standards of scholarship and professional activities, and to the development of a campus climate that supports equality and diversity.
Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a letter summarizing teaching interests and scholarly agenda, a transcript of their graduate work, and contact information for three letters of recommendation by November 1. Applications should be submitted electronically to Dr. Timothy Lubin, chair of the search committee, at http://jobs.wlu.edu/postings/2921. Review of applications will begin October 15. Interviews will be conducted at the annual meetings of the American Academy of Religion and the American Historical Association.
Washington and Lee is an Equal Opportunity Employer. As such, we are interested in candidates who are committed to high standards of scholarship, performance and professionalism and to the development of a campus climate that supports equality and diversity in our faculty, staff and student body. Job description requirements are representative, but not all‐inclusive of the knowledge, skill, and abilities needed to successfully perform this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
Washington and Lee University
|Primary Category:||Islamic History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Middle East History / Studies