Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (Political Sociology of Islam and Muslim Societies)

Based in Canberra / ACT, Australia, 2601

Applications close: 31 July 2023

Classification: Academic Level B/C

Salary package: $107,475 - 143,433 per annum plus 17% superannuation

Terms: Full Time, Continuing

Position overview

The Centre for Arabic and Islamic Studies within the Research School of Social Sciences, ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences is seeking to appoint a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in the Political Sociology of Islam and Muslim societies with a focus on the Arabic Speaking World.  Research rooted in the political sociology of religion and intellectual/social trends and movements in the Arabic Speaking World, as well as informed by fieldwork and linguistic competence is highly desirable. Appointees will need to work collegially with staff members within the Centre and the wider College. This position requires active independent contribution to research, undergraduate and graduate teaching and the supervision of research students.   Appointees will contribute to the intellectual life of the Centre, College and wider ANU community.

The ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences (CASS) is one of seven Colleges at ANU. The College, which is structured into two main research schools, offers degrees in more than 20 discipline areas and excels in research across the creative arts, humanities and social sciences. The College has a substantial international research presence and is a major source of national policy advice. Our academic staff are internationally recognised for their research, and 57 are members of the Australian Academy of the Humanities, the Academy of the Social Sciences of Australia, or both. We also host 13 Australian Research Council Future Fellows and three ARC Laureates. A hub of vibrant activity, we host more than 270 lectures, concerts and exhibitions each year, most of which are open to the public. Our students, staff and graduates come from more than 60 nations, bringing a diversity of perspective to campus life.

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