Tenure-track position in Early Islam, Department of Religious Studies, UC Davis

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Forwarded from Sociology of Islam mailing list:

The Department of Religious Studies at the University of California, Davis invites applicants for a tenure-track faculty position in early Islam. Research specialization within this area is open, and may include areas such as the formation of the discursive fields of jurisprudence, traditions, commentary, theology, or philosophy in the Islamic world, the production and early history of the Qur’an, the reception of classical literature in early Islamic culture, and/or the formation of Islam within the religious world of late antiquity;candidates with an interest in interdisciplinary work in areas already represented in the UC Davis program will be preferred. The successful candidate will be able to teach undergraduate courses in Qur’an, the history of Islam, and Religious Studies broadly conceived, as well as specialized courses in early Islam at the graduate level. Ph.D. in Religious Studies or related field must be completed by time of appointment.

Applicants should submit a cover letter including a statement of research and teachinginterests, curriculum vitae, one publication or professional paper and three (3) letters of recommendation through the online application form found at:


For full consideration applications should be received by October 15, 2012.

The position is open until filled.

The University of California, Davis, is an affirmative action/equal opportunityemployer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty and staff.

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