Four Takeaways from the AAR / SBL Jobs Report

The American Academy of Religion and the Society of Biblical Literature released a new report about the job market based on data drawn from the AAR/SBL job listings for the 2013-2014 academic year. The report builds on previous data that dates back to January 2001. Graduate programs in religious studies and theology should hand this … Continue reading Four Takeaways from the AAR / SBL Jobs Report

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A Response to My Call to Abolish Conference Interviews

Below is a response I received to my last post calling for an end to the conference interview and the Employment Center at the AAR Annual Meeting. It comes from Ryan Woods, a graduate school colleague of mine and currently the Associate Director of Employment Services at the AAR. I post it here with his permission. Disclaimer: what … Continue reading A Response to My Call to Abolish Conference Interviews

Full Circle: Staying at the University of Alabama and Visiting the College of Charleston

So, some big news (that I've already announced on Facebook and Twitter and that you might already know about). I have accepted a tenure track job as Assistant Professor in the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Alabama. I'm incredibly happy and excited about this position. As Russell McCutcheon wrote at the department … Continue reading Full Circle: Staying at the University of Alabama and Visiting the College of Charleston