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Category: Research and Teaching Positions

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 […]


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 […]


Assistant Professor of Sociology of Religion, Tenure-track, Boston University School of Theology

August 3, 2015

The following position announcement is contingent on budgetary approval by the Provost of Boston University. Those attending the Chicago ASA/ASR meetings who are interested in this position may contact Nancy Ammerman ( to arrange an informational conversation. BOSTON UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF THEOLOGY invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in Sociology of Religion at […]


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

April 29, 2015

University of South Florida. The Department of Religious Studies invites applications for a 9-month Visiting Instructor I position beginning Fall 2015 with the possible extension for up to three years. We are seeking a candidate who is an outstanding teacher with a deep interest in pedagogy as well as theoretical and methodological issues in the […]


UC Riverside, Department of Religious Studies, Job Advertisement

January 22, 2015

The Department of Religious Studies is seeking to fill the following Lecturer positions for Spring of 2015. Applicants should apply before the initial review date, which is February 23rd, 2015. Spring Quarter 2015 Mar. 30, 2015 to June 12, 2015 RLST 014 Religion and Science Course Description: Covers major themes in the relation of science […]


Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position in Sociology of Religion at University of Oklahoma

November 26, 2014

The Department of Sociology at the University of Oklahoma invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in the sociology of religion to begin August 16, 2015.  The department seeks candidates who can teach in the field of the sociology of religion and who show promise of developing a nationally visible research record.  We are […]


Assistant Professor in the Social Scientific Study of Religions

September 22, 2014

The Department of Religious Studies at University of California Santa Barbara invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in the social scientific study of religions to begin on July 1, 2015. PhD in Religious Studies, Sociology or related field should be completed by the time of appointment. Area of focus is open, but we prefer […]


Research Associate Position at the USC Center for Religion and Civic Culture (CRCC)

May 30, 2014

The University of Southern California (USC), founded in 1880, is located in the heart of downtown L.A. and is the largest private employer in the City of Los Angeles. As an employee of USC, you will be a part of a world-class research university and a member of the “Trojan Family,” which is comprised of the faculty, students […]


Research Assistant Position at the Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate (CARA) at Georgetown University

May 6, 2014

The Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate (CARA) at Georgetown University is seeking a research assistant to join an interdisciplinary team of researchers who conduct social scientific research related to the Catholic Church.  The position involves working with staff researchers on survey research and data analysis and requires strong analytical and writing skills.  Applicants […]