Visiting Professor of Religious Studies

  • Claremont McKenna College
  • Claremont, CA, USA
  • Jun 28, 2022
Full time Religious Studies & Theology

Job Description

Claremont McKenna College invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor in Religious Studies to teach courses in the field of Islamic Studies. Applicants should be excellent teachers who are able to engage Islamic texts and traditions from both historical and contemporary perspectives. The teaching load is five undergraduate courses per year. Applicants should have completed the Ph.D. by the time the appointment begins on July 1, 2022.

Given our commitment to cultivating an inclusive educational environment, we seek candidates who can demonstrate a commitment to teaching, mentoring, and inspiring students representing a broad range of socioeconomic backgrounds, political opinion, genders, races, ethnicities, nationalities, sexual orientations, and religions.

Application Details

Applications should include CV, cover letter, writing sample, and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Applicants must also submit the names and e-mail addresses of three references; an email will be automatically sent to them with a link to upload their confidential recommendation letter.

All application materials, including letters of recommendation, must be received by March 1, 2022 to receive full consideration. Interviews will be conducted via Zoom. For questions about the position, please contact Esther Chung-Kim, Religious Studies Department Chair,


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