Pending budgetary approval, the Department of Religion at Boston
University seeks a senior scholar of religions of the African
diaspora (including North/South/Central America and the Caribbean)
able to teach courses at the introductory and advanced/graduate
levels that contribute to an academic religious studies curriculum.
Area of specialization open. Rank open to tenured associate and
full professors with PhDs in the study of religion or in cognate
areas such as African American Studies, American Studies, Ethnic
Studies, Anthropology, Ethics, and Literature and the Arts.
BU’s Department of
Religion boasts a dynamic, research-active faculty with
scholarly and teaching interests in ritual, visual and material
culture, gender and sexuality, social theory, and the history of
religious traditions. To apply, please submit a letter of
application, curriculum vitae, and names and contact information of
three potential recommenders to the search committee via Academic Jobs
Online. We will begin reviewing applications on October 1, and
continue to do so until the position is filled.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or
any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal
Contractor, and we are committed to building a culturally,
racially, and ethnically diverse scholarly community.