Assistant Professor - Islamic Studies - University of Dayton
The University of Dayton Department of Religious Studies Announces a Tenure-Track Position in Islamic Studies Applicants should have an earned doctorate at the time of appointment (ABD considered if near completion). The position requires a demonstrated commitment to teaching, active engagement in scholarly research and publishing in the study of Islam, and participation in the Religious Studies department¹s contribution to the University¹s mission as a Catholic and Marianist university. Responsibilities include creating and teaching undergraduate courses in the common academic program as well as more specialized undergraduate and master courses in the religious dimensions of Islam. Preference will be given to those with an earned doctorate, experience in undergraduate teaching, and experience working with students from diverse backgrounds. Appointment is at the assistant professor level. Salary is competitive. Deadline A complete application for the position consists of a letter of intent, C.V., teaching statement, evidence of effective teaching, statement of research interest, writing sample, transcripts, and three signed letters of references. Review of applicants will begin 15 October 2010 and continue until the position is filled. Address queries and signed letters of recommendation to Sandra Yocum, Chair, Religious Studies Islam Search Committee, The University of Dayton, Dayton, OH 45469-1530 (Sandra. Yocum at notes.udayton.edu <mailto:Sandra.%20Yocum at notes.udayton.edu> ; (937) 229-4321). Application are to be submitted through http: jobs.udayton.edu. The University of Dayton, a comprehensive Catholic University founded by the Society of Mary (the Marianists) in 1850, is Ohio¹s largest independent university and one of the nation¹s ten largest Catholic universities. The University of Dayton is firmly committed to the principle of diversity and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Persons of color, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.