Boston University, Department of Religion

Position ID:BU-Religion-ASTP [#22376]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Boston, Massachusetts 02215, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Religious Studies / Gender and Sexuality, Health & Medicine, Religion and Technology, Race and Gender in/and Religion, Religion and Politics, Religion and the Environment
Appl Deadline:2022/10/14 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/08/17, finished 2023/04/15, listed until 2023/02/17)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

The Department of Religion at Boston University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor of Religion in the United States (any period). We seek a religious studies scholar attentive to diversity within and among U.S. religions who will enhance existing departmental strengths in religion, health, and medicine; digital religion; material religion; and/or gender and sexuality. Possible additional areas of specialization could include religion and technology; race and gender in/and religion(s); religion and politics; and religion and the environment. Ability to teach introductory courses in religious studies essential. Applicants should send a cover letter which succinctly addresses their research and teaching and explains how diversity, equity, and inclusion principles inform their pedagogy and scholarship; a CV; and an article/chapter-length writing sample to by October 14, 2022. Initial interviews by Zoom. Letters of recommendation and supplementary materials will be requested at a later stage. 


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