Employment Services

As the learned society representing the most comprehensive membership in the field of the study of religion, the American Academy of Religion sponsors a variety of services that assist individuals and institutions in the employment process. For any questions related to employment services, please contact careers@aarsbl.org.

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Employment Listings

Employment Listings is the most comprehensive public record of job listings for credentialed scholars in religion. It is available online only.

While anyone, regardless of membership status, can advertise in Employment Listings, you must be a current member of the American Academy of Religion or Society of Biblical Literature to view the listings.

To view Employment Listings or to place an ad, go to the auxiliary site jointly operated by the AAR and SBL.

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Employment Center

Held every year at the AAR and SBL Annual Meetings, the Employment Center provides services designed to facilitate communication between hiring institutions and job candidates. The Employment Center features job listings, candidate credentials for review, a message center, and an interview facility.

To use the Employment Center, go to the auxiliary site jointly operated by the AAR and SBL.

Employment Trends

The AAR conducts surveys to track hiring trends in the field of religion. Results are updated annually.

Additional Resources

Employment Services periodically compiles articles and links to information that may be helpful to you in your job search.