The University of Chicago Divinity School invites applications
for tenure-track Assistant Professor position(s) from scholars
whose work brings together race and religion, for an appointment
date of July 1, 2022. We understand both of these terms, race
and religion, capaciously and are open to work across methods,
disciplines, periods, and geographies. Candidates are
expected to have the interest and ability to engage in
interdisciplinary conversations with other scholars of religion and
in other fields and areas within the University.
The Divinity School is the graduate professional school for the
academic study of religion at the University of Chicago, a private
research university. Faculty in the School teach graduate students
in its Ph.D., M.A., M.Div., and A.M.R.S. programs; and
undergraduates in the College. Many members of the faculty hold
associate appointments in humanities or social science departments
and professional schools of the University.
Candidates must hold the Ph.D. by the time of appointment.
Review of applications will begin September 15, 2021 and will
continue until the position(s) is/are filled or the search is
closed. Applicants should submit 1) a cover letter, 2) a
curriculum vita, 3) a teaching statement, 4) syllabi, 5) a
statement articulating future research agenda, 6) a writing sample
of 25-40 pages, and 7) three letters of reference. Reference letter
submission information will be provided during the application
process. Applications should be made online, at https://apply.interfolio.com/89120
We seek a diverse pool of applicants who wish to join an
academic community that places the highest value on rigorous
inquiry and encourages diverse perspectives, experiences, groups of
individuals, and ideas to inform and stimulate intellectual
challenge, engagement, and exchange. The University’s
Statements on Diversity are at https://provost.uchicago.edu/statements-diversity.
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