ASR News
Category: Items of Interest

Call for Papers: Workshop on Gender, Religion and Family Violence

March 24, 2016

Catherine Holtmann, Director of the Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research (MMFC) and Nancy Nason-Clark, director of the MMFC’s Religion and Violence Research Team at the University of New Brunswick, in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada invite researchers and graduate students to submit paper proposals for a workshop that will take place September 13-14, […]

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Tenure-track Assistant Professor Position in the Contemporary Religious Context, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario

March 22, 2016

The School of Religion, Faculty of Arts and Science at Queen’s University invites applications for a Tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor with specialization in the Contemporary Religious Context, with a preferred starting date of July 1, 2016. We are seeking a specialist who uses social-scientific methods in the study of Religion […]

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RRA’s Jacquet Awards for Research in the Study of Religion

The Religious Research Association announces its annual competition for the Constant R. Jacquet Research Award to support research in religion. Applied, client-centered projects are given priority, but basic social scientific research on any aspect of religion is also regularly funded.  Proposals from students, especially Ph.D. candidates and scholars who are in the early stages of […]

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McGill University Seeks Director of School of Religious Studies

McGill University seeks to appoint a Director of the School of Religious Studies within the Faculty of Arts. The Director will hold a tenured position in the School of Religious Studies in the Faculty of Arts.  The Director will build on the School’s strong foundation in religious and theological studies, provide collegial leadership in establishing […]

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Call for Papers: Special Issue on Religion and Crime

November 3, 2015

ASR member Amy Adamczyk and her colleague Joshua D. Freilich of the John Jay College of Criminal Justice are putting together a special issue of the Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency that will focus on religion and crime.  A full description of the Call for Papers is available at:  http://jrc.sagepub.com/site/misc/CFPReligionCrime.pdf

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IAPCHE Executive Director Position

October 22, 2015

The International Association for the Promotion of Christian Higher Education (IAPCHE) is seeking to fill the position of Executive Director. A global association of individual scholars and institutions, IAPCHE fosters the development of integral Christian higher education through networking and related academic activity. Its featured activities are faculty and leadership development workshops, conferences and publications. IAPCHE’s office is located […]

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Job Announcement: Postdoctoral and Predoctoral Fellowships at Chapman’s IRES

September 23, 2015

Chapman University’s Institute for the Study of Religion, Economics and Society (IRES) invites applications for postdoctoral and predoctoral fellowships in the economics of religion to start Fall 2016 and continue for up to two years. We aim to support highly promising young scholars doing research that links the study of religion to economics, political science, […]

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Young Scholars in American Religion Program – Call for Applications

September 22, 2015

The Center for the Study of Religion and American Culture at IUPUI announces a program for early career scholars in American Religion. Beginning in 2016, a series of seminars devoted to the enhancement of teaching and research for younger scholars in American Religion will be offered in Indianapolis. The aims of all sessions of the […]

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Job Announcement – Postdoctoral Fellowship for Quantitative Analysis at Purdue University

September 18, 2015

The Center on Religion and Chinese Society (CRCS) at Purdue is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow for Quantitative Analysis to start in January 2016. The Postdoctoral Fellow’s primary responsibility will be quantitative analysis of survey data, writing reports, and preparing manuscripts. The position requires proficiency in statistical analysis software packages such as STATA and SPSS; ability to […]

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Search Announcement: Holstein Chair in Religious Studies at the University of California, Riverside

The Department of Religious Studies at the University of California, Riverside, invites applications for a full-time, tenured position beginning July 1, 2016, at the rank of Associate or Full Professor to fill the Holstein Chair in Religious Studies. The Holstein Chair is the hallmark of Religious Studies at UCR, the most diverse campus in the […]

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