Department of Religion, Boston University

Position ID:BU-Religion-ASCPPROF [#7714]
Position Title: Associate Professor or Professor
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Boston, Massachusetts 02215, United States [map]
Subject Area: Religious Studies
Appl Deadline:2016/10/17 finished (posted 2016/08/24, listed until 2017/05/31)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Department of Religion at Boston University invites applications for a tenured Associate Professor or Professor to begin July 1, 2017, pending budgetary approval. We seek a senior scholar of religions of the African diaspora (including North American, Caribbean, black church studies, urban and new religious movements, conjure and popular religion) able to teach courses at the introductory and advanced/graduate levels that contribute to an academic religious studies curriculum. The area of specialty is open, including PhDs in the study of religion or from scholars with cognate interests in Anthropology, Ethnic Studies, History, Sociology, or other disciplines. The Department of Religion at BU boasts a dynamic and research-active faculty with scholarly and teaching interests in Islam, early Judaism and Christianity, American religious history, comparative religions, and social theory.

Please submit a CV and cover letter to by October 17, 2016. Letters of recommendation may be requested at a later date.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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145 Bay State Road
Boston, MA 02215

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