University of North Carolina - Charlotte, Religious Studies
Full-time Lecturer in Hinduism
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||North Carolina, United States|
The Department of Religious Studies at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte invites applications for a full-time Lecturer position in Hinduism to begin August 2018. This is a 3-year renewable appointment with a 4-4 teaching load each semester. Lecturer will teach both general education and department courses. Required qualifications include an M.A. or terminal degree in Religious Studies by the time of appointment, and at least three years of teaching experience (including online) in Religious Studies at the university level. All candidates must provide proof of effective teaching at the undergraduate level, including experience teaching survey courses in world religions and courses focused on Hinduism.
UNC Charlotte gives primary consideration to the earned masters and/or terminal degree in the teaching discipline or a related discipline. Candidates should show commitment to promoting diversity as a value in the department and college.
The successful candidate will be instrumental in building interdisciplinary collaborations within the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and across units in the University. UNC Charlotte is a rapidly growing doctoral-granting urban university located in the largest metropolitan area between Washington, D.C. and Atlanta. The University is a Carnegie Foundation Community Engagement campus. Close to 29,000 culturally diverse students currently are enrolled at the University. As the largest college at UNC Charlotte, the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences houses 20 departments in the humanities, social and behavioral sciences, and natural sciences, as well as 25 applied research centers and interdisciplinary programs. It offers eight doctoral degrees, 36 master's degrees and graduate certificates, and 32 undergraduate degrees.
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is an EOE/AA employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained. UNC Charlotte encourages applications from all underrepresented groups. Finalists will be asked during their screening interview to discuss how the topics of diversity and inclusion are incorporated into their teaching and research.
All applicants should submit the following to https://jobs.uncc.edu for Position #2487: (1) a letter of application responding to the qualifications listed above; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) the names and contact information for three referees; (4) evidence of teaching effectiveness; and (5) proposed syllabi for three courses. Deadline for applications is January 15, 2018. The department website is http://www.religiousstudies.uncc.edu. The chair of the search committee is Joanne Robinson (Joanne.Robinson@uncc.edu). Applicants will be subject to a criminal background check.
Joanne Robinson, Chair of the Search Committee
|Primary Category:||Religious Studies and Theology
|Secondary Categories:||South Asian History / Studies