Assistant Professor in Global Christianity — University of California, Riverside

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Assistant Professor in Global Christianity (University of California,
Job #JPF0019

College of Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences – Religious Studies Recruitment Period Open Aug 29, 2014 through Jun 30, 2015 Next review date: October 15th, 2014 Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee


UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, RIVERSIDE – The Department of Religious Studies invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track appointment beginning July 1, 2015 at the rank of Assistant Professor for a specialist in the study of Global Christianity. The department welcomes applicants who engage in a cross-cultural or comparative frame and specialize in one or more of the following geographic areas: Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Caribbean, and the United States. Candidates should be grounded in theoretical issues regarding the study of religion. Training in race and ethnic studies, gender studies, and/or post-colonial studies is desirable. Candidates must demonstrate expertise in the relevant research languages. They must also combine their research interests with questions of theory and method. Please upload to this system in PDF format a cover letter, 3 letters of recommendation, CV, and a writing sample no longer than 25 pages. If so desired, you may also submit student teaching evaluations, additional reference letters, or other relevant documents in the miscellaneous space provided in AP Recruit. ABD candidates may apply, but a Ph.D. is required at time of appointment. This position is open till filled.
Review of applications will begin October 15, 2014.

For questions regarding the position please feel to contact Dr. Michael Alexander, search Committee Chair, at


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The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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More information about this recruitment:



– Curriculum Vitae – Please include your most recently updated C.V.
– Cover Letter – Please include a cover letter
– Writing Sample – Please contain your sample to no more than 25 pages long
– Teaching Evaluations – If you so desire, this is an optional space
– Misc / Additional – If you so desire, you may add optional relevant material here (Optional)


3-5 letters of reference required

How to apply

– Create an ApplicantID
– Provide required information and documents
– If any, provide required reference information

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