Luce Professor of Islamic Studies and Christian-Muslim Relations – Hartford Seminary

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Diaspora: Luce Professor of Islamic Studies and Christian-Muslim Relations – Hartford Seminary

Hartford Seminary is seeking a scholar who is a recognized expert in the study of Islam and Christian-Muslim relations and will provide a Christian perspective to the newly established Ph.D. program in Islamic Studies & Christian-Muslim relations. The appointment begins in fall 2016.

As a scholar, the candidate should demonstrate experience and expertise in Christian-Muslim relations and may be grounded in one of a number of disciplines. The successful candidate must be able to teach both introductory and advanced levels and have the intellectual depth required to direct Ph.D. students.
The appointment is to the core faculty of the Seminary. It carries the full time teaching load of four courses per year, student advising load expected of all faculty, and regular faculty committee and administrative responsibilities to be determined in relation to the candidate’s gifts and the seminary’s needs. Scholarly research and productivity are priorities in light of the school’s history as a place of advanced learning and publication.

Rank is at the Associate level or above; Ph.D. or Th.D. is required. We especially encourage applications from women and historically underrepresented ethnic groups.

Review of applications will begin on 31 January 2016 and will continue until the position is filled. A complete application must be submitted electronically to Ms. Lorraine Browne at and includes a letter of application, a current curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference submitted directly by the recommenders. For further information, please contact Dr. Timur Yuskaev, Chair of the Search Committee, at

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