The Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies, University of Groningen,
seeks to appoint an an anthropologist or a scholar from a closely related
discipline with expertise in the field of Contemporary Islam (0.8 fte) for
a period of 5 years (extension is hoped for).
The candidate should have a competence in the fields of Islam in relation
to migration and identity also with regard to the MENA region in order to
be able to teach courses on these themes. Language of instruction is
Beside these teaching related competences the faculty is looking for a
scholar whose research lies preferably in the field of contemporary Islam
in Asia so as to contribute to the Centre for the Study of Religion and
Culture in Asia (see www.rug.nl/research/centre-religion-culture-asia) of
Early career scholars are explicitly encouraged to apply. For more
Job interviews will be held on 10 and 11 October 2017. Shortlisted applicants will be notified 22 September 2017 and will be expected to be in Groningen for both days of the interviews. Travel and accommodation will be arranged and reimbursed.
Date of entry into employment: 1 February 2018 or as soon as possible.