University of Southern California, School of Religion
Assistant Professor of Christianity in the Global South
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||California, United States|
The School of Religion in the Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences at the University of Southern California announces a search for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Christianity in the Global South with a research focus in colonial, postcolonial, and/or contemporary periods. Strong candidates will be conversant in theoretical and comparative concerns in the academic study of religion and will complement the department’s existing strengths. As well as undergraduate courses the successful candidate would teach and advise graduate students, particularly in the Comparative Christianities area, which emphasizes multidisciplinary and transnational approaches. Ph.D. must be completed by appointment start date (August 1, 2018).
We value candidates whose experience has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. In order to be considered for this position, all candidates must apply here:
Interested applicants should submit: (1) current CV; (2) letter of application describing research and teaching agenda; (3) writing sample (no more than 30 pages); (4) illustrative teaching evaluations; and (5) the names of three individuals who will be contacted by USC for a letter of reference. Questions regarding the search should be addressed to the Chair of the Search Committee, Prof. David Albertson (firstname.lastname@example.org), School of Religion, University of Southern California, 825 Bloom Walk, ACB 130, Los Angeles, CA 90089-1481.
USC is an equal-opportunity educator and employer, proudly pluralistic and firmly committed to providing equal opportunity for outstanding persons of every race, gender, creed and background. The University particularly encourages women, members of underrepresented groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply. USC will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship. Further information is available by contacting email@example.com .
David Albertson firstname.lastname@example.org
|Primary Category:||Religious Studies and Theology
|Secondary Categories:||Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies
Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies
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