ABOUT ICNYU The Islamic Center at NYU functions within the Division of Student Affairs at NYU and in the heart of NYC's Greenwich Village. The IC is a robust center, providing programs and services to Muslims at NYU and in the tri-state area. Being a part of the ICNYU team requires hard work, dedication, drive and comfort working in a fast-paced environment. Summary: Dedicated, driven, proactive, hard-working, with a quick turnover time.
ABOUT THE POSITION The Islamic Center at NYU is looking for a research scholar with training in the various Islamic Sciences. This is a full-time, at-will position on an open ended term, subject to program priorities, exemplary performance and availability of funds. As seconded NYU employees, staff are eligible for NYU employee benefits, including generous vacation leave and holidays; medical, dental, vision and life insurance options; and retirement benefits (all subject to terms established by NYU as described at https://www.nyu.edu/employees/benefit.html)
QUALIFICATIONS ● Great interpersonal skills and experience supporting and working within a team environment ● Excellent verbal and written communication skills ● Strong time management and organizational skills, with an ability to effectively work in a fast-paced environment and a proven ability to manage multiple projects and tasks at the same time ● Goal-oriented: ability to stay focused on creating winning results ● Excellent communications skills and process; procedure oriented ● Knowledge, familiarity of and work with diverse Muslim communities ● Training in relevant fields
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Researcher/Data analysis ● Leading research of primary and secondary texts related to Islam and the following sub-frames: history, theology, philosophy, spirituality, law, jurisprudence, and exegesis and its relation to contemporary issues facing college Muslim students, young professionals, and individuals of diverse backgrounds ● conduct public workshops, presentations, discussion groups, and seminars relevant to research ● engage in translation and subsequent publication of Classical and Modern texts on Islam in Arabic into English ● Organize and host convenings around contemporary issues/questions/movements related to Islam ● Write proposals for grants/external funding for projects tied to research and programs ● Be available to answer questions by stakeholders on various topics ● Help develop a structured curriculum for learning for beginner, intermediate and advanced level students
TO APPLY Please note that this is a full time position with competitive salary and full benefits. ● Resume ● Cover Letter
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