Assistant or Associate Professor - Saint Michael's College
Saint Michael's College
Assistant Professor -Islam/ Islamic World
The departments of Religious Studies and History at Saint Michael’s College seek to appoint a tenure track assistant professor in Islam, starting August 2011.
Research specialization open, teaching experience preferred. Ph.D. in hand by August, 2011 required.
The successful candidate will be expected to teach a survey course in Islam for the RS department and in the history of a particular region or regions for HI (e.g. Middle East, Africa, Persia, South Asia, Indonesia), along with upper-level courses that address historical and religious issues in part or all of the Islamic world. Appointment can be in either department depending on the individual hired. The normal teaching load is 3-3/3-2 semester courses in a two-year cycle, and ongoing scholarship is expected. Saint Michael’s is a Catholic, residential, liberal arts college of 2,000 students in the Burlington area of Vermont.
An equal opportunity employer, Saint Michael’s College is committed to fostering an inclusive multi-cultural, multi-ethic environment for its students, faculty, and staff. In their cover letters, applicants are encouraged to address their potential contribution to the promotion of this diversity.
Candidates must apply online at http://smcvt.interviewexchange.com and will be required to electronically upload a cover letter, CV, unofficial graduate transcripts and the names and contact information for at least three references. Confidential reference letters and official transcripts may be requested later in the process.
Deadline for application is December 1, 2010. PLEASE NOTE: To be considered for a preliminary interview at the AAR, submit at least a CV and cover letter by October 20.
Deadline for full applications is December 1, 2010.