Job Opening: Lecturer in Islam in the Asia-Pacific Region

Victoria University of Wellington New Zealand 

We invite applications for a full-time permanent position as Lecturer in Islam in the Asia-Pacific region (equivalent to tenure track assistant professor).

The successful candidate will have a PhD in a relevant field, dedication to excellent teaching, a developing research profile, and facility in relevant languages. Area of research specialisation is open. Teaching duties include an Introduction to Islam course, advanced courses in the candidates area of expertise, and introductory courses in religious studies.  The Lecturer is expected to supervise MA and PhD research on a broad range of topics relevant to the position.

Victoria University of Wellington is New Zealands first-ranked university for research, and its Religious Studies Programme is the countrys largest with an outstanding profile in teaching and research. 

Applications close Midnight NZ time, January 23 2015  Victoria University of Wellington is an EEO employer and actively seeks to meet its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi.

For more information and to apply online visit http://www.victoria.ac.nz/about/careers