Search ad for American Religions Position
Stanford University, the Department of Religious Studies and the Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor in the field of American Religion, with a focus on ethnicity and race. The appointment will start September 1, 2009. A successful candidate will be expected to teach and advise students at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Courses will include broad surveys introducing students to the study of religion in America and at least two courses through the Program in Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity that will focus on race, ethnicity, and religion. The person appointed will be expected to interact with faculty and students who work in a variety of fields and methodologies both in Religious Studies and in the interdepartmental Program in Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity. Candidates must have completed their PhD by August 31, 2009.
Please send a letter of application and your dossier, which should include a CV, a statement of research and teaching interests, any available evidence of teaching ability, three confidential letters of recommendation, and a short writing sample to: American Search, c/o Prof. Hester Gelber, Chair, Dept. of Religious Studies, Bldg. 70, Stanford University, Stanford CA 94305-2165. Most of the interviews will be held between November 1 and 4 at the AAR. Deadline: October 7, 2008.