Boston University ASSOCIATE OR FULL PROFESSOR OF RELIGION, College of Arts & Sciences in Boston, Massachusetts

Tracking Code 9821/H2817 Job Description

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.

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. We will begin reviewing applications on October 1, and continue to do so until the position is filled.

Required Skills

Rank open to tenured associate and full professors with PhD's 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.


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 are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job Location Boston, Massachusetts, United States Position Type Full-Time/Regular