Religious Studies Program
ARTS AND SCIENCE
New York University
The Religious Studies Program in the Faculty of Arts and
Science at New York University invites applications for an
appointment as a Faculty Fellow. The appointment will be for one
year beginning September 1, 2018, renewable annually for a maximum
of three years, pending administrative and budgetary
Candidates must have completed a Ph.D. no earlier than three years
before the date of appointment, have a strong commitment to
teaching and participating in the interdisciplinary Program's
activities. We seek applicants whose area of empirical research
lies in African-American Religious life in the United States. The
ideal candidate will demonstrate a combination of historical depth
with an awareness of contemporary issues in American public life.
An ability to analyze religion alongside other fields of
difference, such as gender, race, and sexuality, is a plus. The
candidate should be prepared to teach Theories and Methods in the
Study of Religion (an introductory course on anthropological,
sociological, and phenomenological approaches to the study of
religion), as well as two other courses, the nature of which will
in part depend upon her/his qualifications.
Application deadline is February 15, 2018.
To learn more about the Religious Studies Program, please visit our
web site at http://religiousstudies.as.nyu.edu.
Please submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a 20-page writing
sample, a sample syllabus, and the names of 3 referees. To apply,
please go to http://apply.interfolio.com/46695.
The Faculty of Arts and Science at NYU is at the heart of a leading
research university that spans the globe. We seek scholars of the
highest caliber that embody the diversity of the United States as
well as the global society in which we live. We strongly encourage
applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, and other
individuals who are under-represented in the profession, across
color, creed, race, ethnic and national origin, physical ability,
gender and sexual identity, or any other legally protected basis.
NYU affirms the value of differing perspectives on the world as we
strive to build the strongest possible university with the widest
reach. To learn more about the FAS commitment to diversity,
equality and inclusion, please read here.