Assistant Professor - Social Theory of Race and Religion in the U.S.
Tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor in the area of Social Theory of Race and Religion in the U.S.
Minimum Preferred Qualifications: The Department of Religious Studies invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor in the area of Social Theory of Race and Religion in the U.S.,
The committee welcomes applications from candidates with academic training in the academic study of religion, but also entertains training in such fields as cultural studies, sociology, anthropology, race studies, comparative literature, etc., as long as expertise in researching and teaching social theory as applied to the study of discourses on religion and race is evident. Applicants should demonstrate an active and ongoing research agenda, teaching experience, and evidence of the ability to contribute to the life of an academic department in the areas of service. Evidence of an engagement with the public/digital humanities is also desirable, whether in teaching, service, or research. All faculty members in REL contribute to teaching introductory courses as well as teaching more specialized upper-level undergraduate seminars and supervising M.A. students whose work focuses on
Review of applications will begin on October 1. Applicants are required to apply online, submitting a cover letter, C.V. including names and addresses of three references, and Writing Sample (submitted as Other Document). Selected applicants will subsequently be asked to provide letters of recommendation, and a group of semi-finalists will have a brief online conversation with the committee prior to the Department identifying finalists to be brought to campus for interviews.
For information, please contact Professor Steven Ramey Chair, Social Theory of Race and Religion in the U.S. Search Department of Religious Studies 212 Manly Hall P.O. Box 870264 University of Alabama Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0264
Special Instructions: Please upload writing sample to the "other document 1" tab.
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