Williams College, Religion
Visiting assistant professor in History of Christian Thought
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Massachusetts, United States|
|Position:||Visiting Assistant Professor|
The Department of Religion at Williams College invites applications for a three-year visiting assistant professor position in the History of Christian Thought, beginning in the 2014-15 academic year. We seek someone with expertise in Medieval or Early Modern periods who can also develop broader courses addressing aspects of the Christian tradition and its relation to other religious and social formations from late Antiquity through the Counter-Reformation. The area of specialization is open, but we especially welcome candidates whose teaching or research includes critical race, feminist, postcolonial, or queer lenses and/or engages contemporary philosophical traditions (continental or analytic), and/or Christian, Jewish, and/or Muslim thought in the period.
Williams College is a coeducational liberal arts institution located in the Berkshire Hills of western Massachusetts that has built its reputation on outstanding teaching and scholarship and on the academic excellence of its approximately 2,000 students. Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, Williams College is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn, and thrive.
Please submit a letter of application, c.v., summary of current research, short description of suggested courses and teaching vision, and three letters of reference by February 1, 2014. All materials should be addressed to Professor Jason Josephson, Chair, Department of Religion and must be submitted through Interfolio. Follow this link to apply for the position: http://apply.interfolio.com/24254.
All offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background check. Further information is available here: http://dean-faculty.williams.edu/prospective-faculty/background-check-policy/
85 Mission Park Drive
Williamstown, MA 01267
|Primary Category:||Religious Studies and Theology