The Division of Humanities invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Religion, to begin in August 2018. The Division is seeking a scholar of the religious traditions of the African Diaspora and/or Latin America and the Caribbean; those with an additional interest in the intersection of gender and religion will be viewed favorably. The demonstrated ability to teach a broad range of courses in world religion is also desirable.

Candidates should have earned a Ph.D. in History of Religion or a related field; ABD considered. Teaching excellence is the first priority at Bloomfield College, so candidates should have teaching experience. As a federally recognized Minority Serving Institution, we also highly value experience teaching students of color and first-generation students.

All applicants must provide electronically (PDF format preferred) a letter of application, curriculum vita, and three letters of recommendation (submitted directly from the person writing the letter or a portfolio service) to religion_search@bloomfield.edu. Applications must be submitted by 1 January 2018. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Only electronic submissions will be accepted. Those selected for an interview will be asked to supply official graduate transcripts.

Bloomfield College, founded in 1868, is an independent, four-year institution with a diverse student body.  It is located 10 miles west of NYC in Essex County, NJ, and easily accessible by car or public transportation from New Jersey or New York City. Bloomfield College is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


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