Reed College, Religion
Tenure-Track Position in South Asian Religion & Humanities
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Oregon, United States|
Reed College seeks applications for a tenure-track position in Religion and Humanities at the Assistant Professor level for the 2014-15 academic year, to commence in the fall of 2014.
We seek outstanding candidates who specialize in non-Abrahamic religions of the Indian subcontinent. Candidates who work on the intersection of race/ethnicity and religion, colonialism/nationalism and religion, and/or gender and religion are particularly encouraged to apply. Experience teaching and advising student research projects on a wide range of topics in religious studies is highly desirable.
Reed College is a selective liberal arts institution with a commitment to high standards of scholarship and teaching excellence in a seminar setting. The successful candidate will teach both introductory and advanced courses in his/her area of specialization annually. On a rotating basis, he or she will also teach theoretical and methodological courses in the study of religion as well as in the interdisciplinary, team-taught Humanities 110 course for freshmen that focuses on the ancient Mediterranean world. In addition, the position involves supervising year-long senior thesis projects.
Reed College believes that cultural and intellectual diversity is essential to the excellence of its academic program. In your letter of application, please address how your scholarship, teaching, mentoring, and/or community service might support Reed College's commitment to diversity and inclusion articulated in the College's diversity statement (http://www.reed.edu/diversity). The Religion Department is using Interfolio to collect faculty job applications electronically. Through Interfolio, please submit a cover letter, CV, and three letters of recommendation. For more information and application instructions, see http://apply.interfolio.com/23198.
Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2013. For further information about this position, please contact Kambiz GhaneaBassiri (firstname.lastname@example.org). Initial interviews will be held at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Religion in November. An Equal Opportunity Employer, Reed values diversity and encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups.
Kambiz GhaneaBassiri (email@example.com)
|Primary Category:||Religious Studies and Theology