Stanford Global Studies, Stanford University

Fellowship ID:Stanford-Stanford Global Studies-ISLAMINAMERICA [#8717]
Fellowship Title: Postdoctoral Fellowship on Islam in North America
Fellowship Type:Postdoctoral
Location:Stanford, California 94305, United States [map]
Subject Area: Religious Studies / Humanities and Social Sciences
Starting Date:2017/09/01
Appl Deadline:2017/02/20* finished (posted 2017/01/12, finished 2017/06/01, private)
Description:    

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

Stanford University’s Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies and Department of Religious Studies invite applications for a two-year postdoctoral position on Islam in North America. We seek intellectually ambitious candidates with interdisciplinary aptitude. Possible areas of specialization include but are not limited to:

- Islam and slavery in North America and the Atlantic World

- material culture and religious expression of Muslims in North America

- social/political experience of the Muslim diaspora in North America

- co-constitution of religion, race, gender, and class in North American Muslim identity and representation

The postdoctoral fellow will teach two undergraduate-level courses each year in the Religious Studies Department, pursue his/her own research agenda, and organize a set of academic events in the 2nd year. Ideally, one of the courses each year will provide an introduction to some of the most important features of Islam through an analysis of major theories and methods in the academic study of religion. The fellow will actively contribute to the intellectual life on campus, and collaborate closely with the colleagues at the Stanford Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity.

A Ph.D. in Religious Studies or in a related field (such as Anthropology, History, Sociology, Ethnic Studies, American Studies) is required by the time of appointment on September 1, 2017. The recipient may not be more than five years beyond the receipt of doctoral degree on September 1, 2017. Compensation includes an annual salary of $65,000, health insurance coverage, a $1,500 research fund per year, and a $5,000 programming fund.

Please submit a cover letter, CV (highlighting your educational background, teaching experience, publications), 2-page description of your research plans, two draft course syllabi, and a writing sample of no more than 30 pages. Applicants should also arrange to have three letters of recommendation submitted directly to AcademicJobsOnline. For full consideration, materials should be received by February 20, 2017. Further inquiries shall be addressed to Dr. Burçak Keskin-Kozat (Associate Director of the Abbasi Program) at burcak@stanford.edu.

Please use this link to apply: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/8717

Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of and applications from women, members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as from others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research, teaching and clinical missions.


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Further Info:
http://islamicstudies.stanford.edu
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Stanford University
Stanford Global Studies Division
The Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies
Stanford, CA 94305-6045

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