Tufts University Positions in Religion



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Heather Curtis passes along two announcements for positions in the Department of Religion at Tufts University. I paste the details here:

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Department of Religion Tufts University Medford, Massachusetts
Associate/Full Professor in Religion AY 2010-2011

Tufts University, Department of Religion, invites applications from distinguished scholars for a senior faculty position at the rank of associate or full professor. The field is open. The successful candidate will be expected to playa leadership role in the department, including service as department chair. The person hired will join a group of colleagues committed to both scholarship and teaching. Tufts University emphasizes interdisciplinarity, and there are ample opportunities for cross-department collaborations in the School of Arts and Sciences. The anticipated start date of the appointment is September 1,2010.

Qualifications: We are looking for an accomplished scholar with an outstanding research and publishing record. While the field is open, applicants should have a broad understanding of the academic study of religion across fields of specialization. Candidates must have a demonstrated commitment to excellent teaching and advising. Preference will be given to applicants who have a track record of achievement in departmental leadership, as well as the ability to reach across departmental boundaries to forge interdisciplinary bonds.

To apply: Please send a letter ofapplication and a current CV to: Kevin Dunn, Chair, Department of Religion, 302 Eaton Hall, 5 The Green, Tufts University, Medford, MA 02155. Short-listed candidates will be contacted for scholarly materials and the names of three references. Review of applications will be ongoing and will continue until the position is filled. We anticipate conducting on-campus interviews in the Spring semester of2010. Tufts University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty. Members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

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Department of Religion Tufts University Medford, Massachusetts
Sabbatical Replacement Faculty

Tufts University, Department of Religion, invites applications for sabbatical replacement faculty to offer the following two courses: History of American Religion (Spring 2010) and Introduction to Christianity (Fall 2010). Candidates must hold an advanced degree or be ABD in an appropriate discipline, and have experience teaching courses in Religion. In your cover letter please make clear which course or courses you are proposing to teach. Review of applications will begin November 1, 2009 and will continue until the positions are filled. Please send a letter of application, CV, sample course syllabi, and names of three references to: Kevin Dunn, Chair, Department of Religion, 302 Eaton Hall, 5 The Green, Tufts University, Medford, MA 02155. Tufts University is and Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty. Members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

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