Category Archives: Religious Studies

Rhodes College Assistant Professorship in the New Testament

Deadline: November 6

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “We encourage applications from individuals whose interests go beyond traditional disciplinary boundaries, in particular from candidates who can contribute to programs such as Africana Studies, Archaeology, Asian Studies, Environmental Studies, Film and Media Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Latin American Studies, Neuroscience, and Urban Studies.”

URL: Rhodes NT job

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University of North Carolina-Charlotte Assistant Professorship in Religion and Healing

Deadline: November 1

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “Time period, region of research specialization and methodological approach are open; possible areas of focus include, but are not limited to: history of science, medicine, and religion; critical race and ethnic studies; anthropology and sociology; and the body in religion.”

URL: https://jobs.uncc.edu/postings/18143

Berea College Teaching Position in African Religions

Deadline: November 1

Length: 3 years

Comments: “Applicants will hold a Ph.D. (or anticipate completion of the degree by 1 August 2018) in religious studies, with a primary focus in one or more of the following fields: Religions of Africa, Indigenous or Traditional African Religions, Religions of the Caribbean Region, and/or Religions of the African Diaspora.”

URL: https://www.higheredjobs.com/myHigherEdJobs/Agent/details.cfm?JobCode=176569904&Title=Three%2DYear%20Position%20in%20African%20Religions

Villanova University Assistant Professorship in Global Interdisciplinary Studies

Deadline: October 30

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “The responsibilities of the position include team teaching and working with students in our interdisciplinary programs that are thematically and area focused, namely: Africana Studies, Asian Studies, Arab and Islamic Studies, Cultural Studies, Gender and Women’s Studies, Irish Studies, Latin American Studies, Peace and Justice Studies, and Russian Area Studies.”

URL: https://jobs.villanova.edu/postings/12293

University of Michigan-Ann Arbor Frankel Center for Judaic Studies 2018-19 Institute Fellowship

Deadline: October 9

Length: 1 year

Comments: Annual theme is “Sephardic Identities, Medieval and Early Modern.” Seeking scholars at all levels “working on topics related to Sephardic identities in the medieval and early modern periods, broadly conceived. Topics can include, but are not limited to, expulsion and diaspora, ghettoization and emancipation, the interactions between Sephardic and other Jewish and non-Jewish identities, the origins of Sephardic claims to exceptionalism within medieval Sephardic communities themselves, and the evolution of such notions under pressure from forced conversion and inquisition.”

URL: https://lsa.umich.edu/judaic/institute/applications.html

University of California-San Diego Assistant Professorship in Critical Muslim Studies

Deadline: October 6

Length: Tenure track

Comments: “The Ethnic Studies Department at UCSD seeks to hire an assistant professor working in the area of Critical Muslim Studies and its intersections with race, gender, sexuality, decoloniality, Islamophobia and/or critical theory. We seek a colleague whose work theorizes the racialization of Muslims in the context of law, history, politics, science and/or culture.”

URL: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01518

Mount Holyoke College Assistant Professorship in Religion

Deadline: October 1

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “We seek a scholar of religion whose research and teaching addresses religion, race, and ethnicity in the contemporary Americas. We welcome applications from scholars whose work intersects with diverse areas of contemporary life, such as law, politics, media, popular culture, environment, science, sovereignty and indigeneity, and gender and sexuality.”

URL: https://jobs.mtholyoke.edu/index.cgi?&JA_m=JASDET&JA_s=556

Ohio State University Postdoctoral Fellowship in Black Citizenship

Deadline: May 8

Length: 1 year

Comments: “Candidates will be evaluated using the following criteria: 1) academic grounding in social justice research focusing on blackness in a transnational or domestic context in any field; 2) research agenda linking the humanities to fields such as law, public policy, medicine, public health, education, social work, or the social sciences; and 3) experience designing and teaching Africana Studies courses.”

URL: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=54866