Department of Religion at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, invites applications for Visiting Research Associate. These positions do not come with financial compensation, but Visiting Research Associates will receive full library access and institutional affiliation for the duration of the appointment. Visiting Research Associates are expected to participate in the life of the department by attending departmental talks (remotely or in-person) and sharing their research through presentations and/or informal conversations. We also ask that the department and the university be acknowledged in any publications that result from the period of affiliation.
If you are interested, please send an application with the following materials to the department administrator, Ms. Nancy Rosario (
- Two names of reference (with contact info) OR letters of reference
- A short statement of your research interests (no more than 500 words)
- A short statement of how you will benefit from having access to Rutgers resources and an affiliation with the Religion Department at Rutgers
All applicants must have a PhD or be actively working toward one and have reached their PhD candidacy stage, and must be working on research related to Religion and Religious Studies.
Applicants will be accepted on a rolling basis. The appointment is one year, and it is renewable upon review at the discretion of the department.