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David Magier magier at COLUMBIA.EDU
Thu Oct 26 11:10:47 UTC 2000

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David Magier (SARAI)

POSITION: South Asian Religions - Tenure Track (Grinnell College)

The Religious Studies Department at Grinnell College seeks to fill a
tenure-track position in South Asian religions, at the Assistant
Professor level, starting Fall 2001. Ph.D.s are preferred, A.B.Ds will
be considered. The successful candidate for the position will be able
to teach introductory and advanced courses in Hinduism, as well as
introductory courses in Islam. We are especially interested in a
scholar who works historically or ethnographically and who can address
historical and contemporary intersections between Hindu and Muslim
communities in South Asia, but we are open to scholars who may be
interested in other kinds of intersections. The teaching load is 3-2.
All tenure-track members of our department will be expected to
contribute to our junior seminar on theory and methods in the study of
religion. The members of the department share interest in theoretical
issues of comparison, religious diversity, and the construction of
religious identities and differences.

In their letters of application, candidates should address their
interest in undergraduate teaching in a liberal-arts environment in
which close faculty-student interaction is emphasized.  Send
curriculum vitae and three letters of recommendation to:

Tyler Roberts
Department of Religious Studies
Steiner Hall
Grinnell College
Grinnell, IA 50112-0806
(roberts at

For further information about Grinnell College, see our website at Application deadline is Nov. 10. The
department will be interviewing selected applicants at the AAR

Grinnell College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer
committed to employing a highly qualified staff which reflects the
diversity of the nation. No applicant shall be discriminated against
on the basis of race, national or ethnic origin, age, gender, sexual
orientation, marital status, religion, creed or disability.

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