Department of Religion, Boston University

Position ID:BU-Religion-ASCP [#9575]
Position Title: Associate Professor
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Boston, Massachusetts 02215, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Religious Studies / African American Studies, African Diaspora
Appl Deadline: finished (2017/08/24, finished 2018/06/27, listed until 2018/02/24)
Position Description:    

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

The Department of Religion at Boston University seeks a senior scholar of religions of the African diaspora (including North/South/Central America and the Caribbean) able to teach courses at the introductory and advanced/graduate levels that contribute to an academic religious studies curriculum. Area of specialization open. Appointment will be at the rank of Associate Professor with tenure. Open to professors with PhDs in the study of Religion or in cognate areas such as African American Studies, American Studies, Ethnic Studies, Anthropology, Ethics, and Literature and the Arts.

BU’s Department of Religion boasts a dynamic, research-active faculty with scholarly and teaching interests in ritual, visual and material culture, gender and sexuality, social theory, and the history of religious traditions. To apply, please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and names and contact information of three potential recommenders to the search committee via Academic Jobs Online. We will begin reviewing applications on October 1, and continue to do so until the position is filled.

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, and we are committed to building a culturally, racially, and ethnically diverse scholarly community.

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