Faculty Search Announcement

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The John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics at Washington University in St. Louis invites applications and nominations across the humanities and social sciences for an open-rank faculty search, with the position to begin as early as July 1, 2017. Candidates should have a strong record of scholarly publication on religion and politics in the United States. The disciplinary field is open, but the Center is particularly interested in identifying candidates trained in anthropology, political theory or theology, sociology, or a related field. Duties for the position will include undergraduate teaching, conducting and publishing research, and participating in Center governance and wider university service. We particularly welcome candidates with a demonstrated interest in writing for broader audiences and engaging the public beyond the university. Applications from women and members of underrepresented groups are especially encouraged. Washington University is an equal opportunity employer committed to affirmative action. To apply, send a letter of application, along with a curriculum vitae, to the following e-mail address: Three letters of recommendation should also be submitted, along with a scholarly writing sample. Nomination may be sent to the same address. The search committee will begin reviewing applications as early as November 1, 2016, and will continue doing so until the search is complete.