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Position opening: The Department of Religious Studies, Michigan State University
The Department of Religious Studies is hiring a tenure-stream Assistant Professor in the position of Contemporary Islam. The specific area of focus is open. We seek a scholar with preferred subspecialties in any of the following: Islam and racial identity; Islam and gender/sexuality; Islam in the US; Islam and Migration; Transnational Islam; Islamic Thought; Qur’anic Hermeneutics; Islam and new technologies; Digital Islam; and Islam and non-profit leadership. Our preferred time frame is the 20th and 21st centuries.
This position will be in the Department of Religious Studies (100%) in the College of Arts and Letters (CAL). It is a full-time, academic year (9 month) appointment, beginning August 16, 2024. The duty period runs from August 16 through May 15 of each year. The successful candidate will be expected to engage in professional activities under the broad headings of Research, Teaching, and Service.
Review of applications will begin 8/16/2023 and will continue until the position is filled. Applications must be submitted electronically to the Michigan State University Human Resources website http://careers.msu.edu. Posting number 870838.
For more information, contact Dr. Mohammad Khalil, Chair of the Search Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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