Professor of the Social Scientific Study of Religion
University of Chicago
| The University of Chicago Divinity School seeks to make an appointment in the Social Scientific Study of Religion. Rank and salary are open. The School seeks a scholar with superior research skills and a promising agenda for future work in anthropology or sociology of religion. Candidates must combine theoretical sophistication with deep knowledge of one or more religious communities or traditions. Regional focus is open; specialists in the religions of Latin America, Africa or China are especially encouraged to apply. Ability to contribute to the wider conversation that is the academic study of religion is essential.The Divinity School is the graduate professional school for the study of religion at the University of Chicago, a private research university. Faculty in the School teach Ph.D. students in 11 different areas of study, and masters level students in M.A. and M.Div. programs, offering courses at the introductory, intermediate, and advanced levels. Many faculty hold associate appointments in other departments and schools of the University; such associations are encouraged. A normal teaching load is 4 courses per year on a quarter system; in most cases that leaves one quarter open for research in residence (in addition to summers free for scholarship). |
The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer.
Internal Number: 653_52919
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