Job Opening – Associate or Full Professor (02/2012)

2012 February 12

George Mason University
Fairfax, Virginia

The George Mason University, Department of History and Art History invites applications for an endowed Chair in Islamic Studies.

The successful applicant will hold the rank of full or associate professor; and will have a distinguished record in teaching, research and publication in one of the major fields in Islamic studies including history and the history of ideas, religion, philosophy, politics, anthropology, sociology, science, literature and culture.

Incumbent will collaborate with university faculty in continuing and developing the multidisciplinary academic Ali Vural Ak Center for Global Islamic Studies focused on the global diversity of Muslim societies and Islam as a living religion, and its role in global civilization.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F9200z at; complete and submit the online faculty application; and upload a cover letter, CV, and list of three professional references with contact information as separate documents.

Should you have additional materials not suitable for online submission, please send to: Kathleen Curtis, George Mason University, 4400 University Drive, CHSS Dean’s Office – Endowed Chair in Islamic Studies Search, MSN 3A3, Fairfax, VA 22030.

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Equity Statement:

George Mason University is an equal opportunity employer encouraging diversity.

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