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Assistant/Associate Professor in Early Christianity

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The Tufts University Department of Religion seeks a specialist at the rank of Assistant Professor in Early Christianity. Exceptional candidates at the rank of Associate Professor will also be considered. Applicants should possess a PhD or equivalent and should demonstrate a solid grounding in and critical understanding of the history of early Christianity as well as of interactions among Judaism, Christianity, and Greco-Roman religion. The successful candidate must be able to teach courses in early Christianity, the New Testament and the early Church in addition to courses in her/his specialty. Beyond contributing to the core curriculum in the Department of Religion, we seek candidates whose research has the potential to expand approaches to the digital humanities at Tufts as well as to augment the strengths of its Perseus Digital Library in Greek, Latin, or other languages complementary with the successful candidate's research program.

In addition to an active research program, candidates must demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching and advising. The Department of Religion confers the B.A. degree, and individual faculty members also sometimes advise students majoring in related interdisciplinary programs. Opportunities exist for the successful candidate in this position to advise the research of students pursuing the master's degree in the graduate programs housed in the Department of Classics.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, and three confidential reference letters to Interfolio
[https://secure.interfolio.com/apply/21945.] Review of applications begins October 1, 2013, and will continue until the position is filled. Tufts University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty. Members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Questions about the position should be directed to Brian A. Hatcher, Chair, Department of Religion, Tufts University at brian.hatcher@tufts.edu.
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Tufts University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty. Members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.