Instructor/Lecturer in Muslim Ministry

Harvard University

United States

June 5, 2022




Title Instructor/Lecturer in Muslim Ministry

School Harvard Divinity School Department/Area Office for Academic Affairs Position Description

Harvard Divinity School seeks to appoint an adjunct instructor/lecturer to teach an introductory course on the theological, legal, and spiritual dimensions of Islam through the prophetic tradition as part of the Master of Divinity curriculum. This course must engage in a critical reading and analysis of a well-known prophetic tradition referred to as Hadith Jibril, along with other practices of the Prophet Muhammad. The course must be open and accessible to the Divinity School's diverse and multi-religious student body. The appointment title will depend on the finalist's qualifications.

Please note that all Harvard employees must reside in the New England area as of August 1, 2022. All instruction in the fall semester 2022 is expected to take place in-person, however, due to the ongoing pandemic, it is expected that all instructors are versed and able to teach remotely as well, should that become necessary.

Basic Qualifications

Applicants should demonstrate the following qualifications:

(1) Sound knowledge of the Hadith tradition proven by a strong record of publications

(2) Demonstrated ability to lead/facilitate multi-religious and interreligious communal conversations. (3) Prior experience teaching at the graduate level preferred

Harvard Divinity School does not provide visa sponsorship for adjunct teaching positions. Please note that the attorneys representing individuals are not authorized to file visa petitions on behalf of Harvard Divinity School.

Additional Qualifications

MDiv or similar degree required, PhD preferred

Special Instructions

Please also submit the following materials with your application:

(1) Curriculum Vitae (2) Cover letter (3) List of references

Only online applications through ARIeS, https: // academic, will be accepted until 5/20/22.

Contact Information

Applicants may contact the Office of Academic Affairs at Harvard Divinity School with any questions regarding their application.

Contact Email Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter
  • Optional Documents