Posted: Apr 9, 2021
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One-Year Appointment in Religions of the African Diaspora or Modern Judaism

Grinnell College - Grinnell, IA
Application Deadline: N/A
Religious Studies
Department of Religious Studies - One-Year Appointment in Religions of the African Diaspora or Modern Judaism beginning Fall 2021

Department
Religious Studies
Job Summary

The Department of Religious Studies invites applications for a one-year appointment in Religions of the African Diaspora or Modern Judaism beginning Fall 2021. Assistant Professor (Ph.D.); Instructor (ABD or foreign equivalent) or Associate Professor possible. Research and teaching interests might include, but are not limited to: African American religions, Afro-Caribbean religions, Judaism in the Middle East, Europe, and/or the U.S. The teaching load is five courses [OR EQUIVALENT] over two semesters. Additional information about our curriculum and faculty can be found at https://www.grinnell.edu/academics/majors-concentrations/religious-studies


Minimum Qualifications

Instructor (ABD or foreign equivalent) or Associate Professor possible


Preferred Qualifications

Assistant Professor (Ph.D.)


Special Instructions to Applicants

In letters of application, candidates should discuss their interest in developing as a teacher and scholar in a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college that emphasizes close student-faculty interaction. They should also discuss their potential to contribute to a college community that maintains a diversity of people and perspectives as one of its core values. To be assured of full consideration, all application materials should be received by April 26. Candidates will need to upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts (copies are acceptable), and provide email addresses for three references. Questions about this search should be directed to the search chair, Professor Henry Morisada Rietz, at [email protected]

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