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Category: Research and Teaching Positions

Assistant Professor of Religion at Amherst College

September 21, 2016

The Department of Religion seeks a scholar of religion in the Americas for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor, beginning in July 2017.  Within the last decade, Amherst College has profoundly transformed its student body in terms of socioeconomic status, ethnicity, and nationality, among other areas. Today, nearly one-quarter of Amherst’s students […]


Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position at the University of South Florida

September 20, 2016

The Department of Sociology at the University of South Florida seeks to fill a 9 month, full-time and tenure-earning, Assistant Professor position to begin fall of 2017. PhD in Sociology is required.  Applications from individuals who are ABD will be accepted, but the degree must be conferred by appointment start date. Preference will be given […]


Research Associate/Visiting Faculty Position in the Women’s Studies in Religion Program at Harvard Divinity School

September 8, 2016

Job ID: 12297 Institution: Harvard Divinity School Department: Women’s Studies in Religion Program Title: Research Associate and Visiting Faculty Position/Rank: Fellowships/Post-docs: Post-doctoral, Academic Positions: Lecturer, Academic Positions: Other Areas/Special Programs: Religion , Sex and Gender For additional information on this position (including how to apply), visit the ASA Job Bank at


Visiting Instructor Position in Religious Studies at the University of South Florida in Tampa

May 12, 2016

The Department of Religious Studies at the University of South Florida seeks an outstanding university instructor to fill a 9-month Visiting Instructor position beginning Fall 2016 with the possible extension for a second and/or third year.  Candidates must have: a Ph.D. in Religious Studies or a discipline that contributes to the interdisciplinary field of Religious […]


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 […]


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 […]


University of Pennsylvania Announces New Post Doctoral Fellowship in Religion, Politics, and Society

January 21, 2016

The Global Innovations Institute at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perry World House invites applications for its inaugural postdoctoral fellowship program, which will take place during the 2016-2017 academic year.  For more information, please visit  or contact Melissa Wilde, Associate Professor of Sociology at U. Penn, at


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 […]


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, […]


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 […]