Research Associate Professor

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience
Jun 09, 2022
Apr 04, 2023
Full Time
Research Associate Professor, Center for Global Islamic StudiesGeorge Mason University's College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS) invites applications for a Term Research Associate Professor in the Center for Global Islamic Studies (CGIS). George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.About the Center:The Center for Global Islamic Studies is dedicated to promoting multidisciplinary research on Islam as a world religion and on Muslim communities and societies around the world. More information about the Center and its activities can be found at: the Position: This part-time (10 to 15 hours per week) research faculty position will provide academic and strategic leadership as director of a multi-year research project on Black American Muslim Internationalism: Global Genealogies and Trajectories of Race, Religion & Liberation (BAMI) supported by the Henry Luce Foundation. In this capacity the faculty member will oversee all project activities including workshops, conferences, publications, public education programming, and multi-site research around the United States involving data collection, generating oral histories, and the creation of documentary archives. As project director, the faculty member will also oversee development of the After Malcolm digital archive ( The director will recruit and supervise a part-time project manager. Further information about the BAMI project is available at: Qualifications:PhD degree in a relevant field;Track record of research and publication in fields related to the BAMI project;Prior experience with the creation and development of digital archives for research application in higher education settings;Ability to manage research projects;Experience engaging and working collaboratively in local community contexts.

For full consideration, applicants must apply by June 20, 2022 at; complete and submit the online application; upload a cover letter that addresses their fit with the role and required qualifications, a CV, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

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