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Faculty Fellow, Religious Studies Program

New York University
New York, United States
Posted date
Jan 11, 2018

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, History, Religion
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Religious Studies Program 
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 approval.
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 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  

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.

EOE/Affirmative Action/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.
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