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Early modern Mediterranean religion search

The Department of Religious Studies invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor for a specialist in Mediterranean religion in a transregional and/or transatlantic frame. The successful candidate will be interested in the varied routes of religious, philosophical, and material exchange connecting Europe, the Middle East, North Africa and/or the Americas from 1500-1800. May specialize in Christianity, Islam, and/or Judaism. This position begins September 1, 2022.

Successful candidates will combine their research interests with questions of theory and method in the study of religion and contribute to the graduate and undergraduate programs of a religious studies department.

To apply, please upload in PDF format a cover letter, 3 letters of recommendation, CV, and writing sample no longer than 25 pages. Applications must be submitted online and will be given primary consideration if received by November 15, 2021.

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Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

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