Thursday, 30 August 2012

Faculty Job

University of California, Santa Barbara

Assistant Professor North American Religions

The Department of Religious Studies at the University of California at Santa Barbara invites applications for a tenure-track position in the history of North American Religions. Ph.D. in hand is expected at the time of appointment. The successful candidate will have research expertise in the period between the Revolutionary and First World Wars and more general teaching expertise in American religious history. We seek a colleague whose research interests will complement and/or enhance existing strengths within a department known for its interdisciplinary and comparative approaches. An ability to engage issues of theory and method in the academic study of religion is essential. For more information about the department, see To ensure full consideration, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent to the Chair of the Search Committee at:
Complete applications received by November 5, 2012 will receive full review. Inquiries about the position may be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Professor Wade Clark Roof at
The department is interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service. The University of California at Santa Barbara is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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