John C. Danforth Postdoctoral Research Associate in Religion and Politics

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A competitive salary will be offered, commensurate with experience. The appointment is for one year, renewable for a second year.

Eligibility Note:

Eligible applicants must have completed the PhD by July 1, 2018, and no earlier than January 1, 2013. 

The John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics seeks applications for up to three postdoctoral fellowships in residence at Washington University in St. Louis. The research associates will spend most of their time pursuing research and writing on their own projects. They will also serve the intellectual life of the Danforth Center on Religion and Politics through participating in its biweekly interdisciplinary seminar. Their teaching responsibilities will include: 1) developing one course per year to augment the Center’s curricular offerings, and 2) possibly assisting in one additional course each year (depending on the particular teaching needs of the Center).

Applicants should hold a doctorate in religious studies, politics, anthropology, law, philosophy, theology, American studies, history, Jewish studies, sociology, or another relevant field. Scholars should be engaged in projects centrally concerned with religion and politics in the United States, historically or in the present day.

Last Updated On: 2017-11-10

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