Date Position is Available: Fall 2014
Listing Active: 04/24/2013 to 05/24/2013
Job Listing Title: Professor
Job Position/Rank: Academic Positions – Associate Professor
Academic Positions – Full Professor
Special Programs and Areas of Faculty Expertise: Cultural Sociology
Special Programs and Areas of Faculty Expertise: Religion
Salary Range: Negotiable
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Northwestern University’s Program of African Studies is accepting applications for a full-time tenured appointment at the rank of Associate or Full Professor with an active research agenda that focuses on the role of Islam in African societies. The appointment will be contingent upon a successful tenure review. The appointment will be in a home department in the College of Arts & Sciences (including but not limited to Religious Studies, Anthropology, Philosophy, Sociology, Political Science, Literature, or History) and will be associated with the interdisciplinary Program of African Studies. The ability to engage across disciplines and the capacity to provide leadership for interdisciplinary collaboration to support the study of Islam at Northwestern University is highly desirable. Applicants should submit (1) a letter of intent describing their current research agenda and teaching experience/interests, (2) representative written work, (3) a curriculum vitae, and (4) the names and contact information for three referees via the application system found at Only electronic application materials will be accepted. The internal review process for applications will begin immediately and continue until October 1, 2013.
Questions can be directed to We strongly encourage women and minorities to apply. AA/EOE.
Company: Northwestern University
Department: Program of African Studies
Contact: Program of African Studies
Phone: (847) 491-7323
Address: 620 Library Place
Evanston , IL 60208
Domestic Partner Benefits: This employer offers employment benefits to domestic partners of employees.
Discrimination Policy: This employer prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation/preference and gender identity/expression.