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Wednesday, September 14, 2016


The College of Liberal Arts at the University of Minnesota—Twin Cities and the Religious Studies Program invite applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the assistant professor level in Qur’anic Studies to begin 8/28/2017. A Ph.D. in Religious Studies, Islamic Studies, or other related area is required by the start date. We are searching for a scholar of early Islam with clear expertise in the interpretation of the Qur’an and related literature and history of this period. Knowledge of other relevant language families, such as Hebrew, Coptic, Greek, Persian, etc., is preferred. Application deadline: October 17, 2016 

Applications must be submitted online at http://humanresources.umn.edu/jobs. Click the Apply button and search for Job Opening ID #312746. You will have the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach (1) a cover letter describing your interest in the position, your research interests, and your qualifications and experience, and (2) your curriculum vitae. A writing sample (3) of not more than 40 pages must be attached as an additional document through your “My Activities” page. Three letters of reference in pdf form should be sent separately by their authors to the search committee chair at rels@umn.edu.

Candidates who make the initial cut will be asked for a philosophy of teaching statement, sample syllabi, and/or course evaluations.
Questions should be directed to search committee chair, Nabil Matar, matar010@umn.edu. More information: http://religiousstudies.umn.edu/