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Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) - Religious Studies (20-21)

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DePaul University
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DePaul University

DePaul University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws.

Posting Details

Job ID: 49454

Rank: Assistant Professor

College/School: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences


The Department of Religious Studies at DePaul University invites applicants for a tenure track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning in September 2020. We are looking for a candidate who specializes in religions in Asia (including Central, South, East, and South East Asia). We are particularly interested in applicants from Religious Studies and allied disciplines whose research and teaching complement the interests and strengths of our interdisciplinary department. Scholars working on critical approaches to race, gender and sexuality, social hierarchies and inequality, and power struggles and political movements are encouraged to apply.

DePaul University is the nation’s largest Catholic university and the largest private university in Chicago, with more than 25,000 undergraduate and graduate students. This vibrant, diverse, and urban university provides a comprehensive liberal arts education and emphasizes both teaching and research.

Required Qualifications:

DePaul seeks candidates with demonstrated cultural competencies to include teaching, service, and research in diverse learning communities. We strongly encourage women, minorities, and candidates from other underrepresented groups to apply. Preference will be given to candidates with a Ph.D., but advanced ABDs will be considered if they expect to defend by the start date.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

For full consideration, please upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a research statement, a recent writing sample, one sample syllabus, and three letters of reference by November 15th.

Review of applications will begin immediately, and preliminary interviews of selected candidates will be conducted via Skype.

Applicant Documents


Research Statement(1)

Writing Sample(1)


Confidential Letter of Recommendation or Evaluation(3)

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