Religious Studies: Religions of the African Diaspora or Modern Judaism - One-Yr position (Fall '21)

Location
Iowa, United States
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Apr 02, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

GRINNELL COLLEGE – RELIGIOUS STUDIES: RELIGIONS OF THE AFRICAN DIASPORA OR MODERN JUDAISM  – ONE-YEAR POSITION (START FALL 2021).

GRINNELL COLLEGE. The Department of Religious Studies invites applications for a one-year appointment in Religions of the African Diaspora or Modern Judaism beginning Fall 2021. Assistant Professor (Ph.D.); Instructor (ABD or foreign equivalent) or Associate Professor possible. Research and teaching interests might include, but are not limited to: African American religions, Afro-Caribbean religions, Judaism in the Middle East, Europe, and/or the U.S.

Grinnell College is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college with a strong tradition of social responsibility. In letters of application, candidates should discuss their potential to contribute to a college community that maintains a diversity of people and perspectives as one of its core values. To be assured of full consideration, all application materials should be received by April 26. Please visit our application website at https://jobs.grinnell.edu to find more details about the job and submit applications online. Candidates will need to upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts (copies are acceptable), and provide email addresses for three references. Questions about this search should be directed to the search chair, Professor Henry Morisada Rietz, at ReligiousStudiesSearch@grinnell.edu 

Grinnell College is committed to establishing and maintaining a safe and nondiscriminatory educational environment for all College community members. It is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination in matters of admission, employment, and housing, and in access to and participation in its education programs, services, and activities. The college does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, religion, disability, creed, or any other protected class.

An offer for this position will be contingent on successful completion of a background check.

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