Full-time Lecturer, Religious Studies
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Arizona, United States|
The University of Arizona’s Department of Religious Studies and Classics invites applications for a full time, benefits eligible Lecturer of Religious Studies to begin August 2018. This Lecturer position will involve teaching undergraduate general education courses for the University of Arizona main campus (both in person and online) and for the University of Arizona online campus. The position will be based at the University of Arizona main campus in Tucson. You can learn more about Religious Studies at the University of Arizona through our website, http://religion.arizona.edu.
The area of specialty within Religious Studies is open, although candidates who have demonstrated teaching competency in one or more of the following areas are of particular interest: Religion and African-American Studies; Religion and Africana Studies; Asian Religions; Religion and Law; Religion and Medicine/Psychology/Health; Religion and Sports Studies; Religion and Art/Music/Media/Popular Culture (including Hip Hop studies); and Greco-Roman Religion, including early Christianity/New Testament Studies. Candidates prepared to teach Religious Studies theories and methods are especially encouraged to apply.
Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Religious Studies or a closely related field by August 2018, professional-level competence in English, an excellent record in teaching at the university level, including a demonstrated ability to teach courses in Religious Studies, and experience with online teaching.
Responsibilities will include teaching 8 courses per year, which can include summer teaching. A minimum of one course per semester will be in an online format. Some reduction of teaching load is possible with active involvement in new course development and other service work.
Review of applications will begin on April 15, 2018. Questions regarding the position can be directed to Dr. Karen Seat at firstname.lastname@example.org. To apply, please visit the following website: https://uacareers.com/postings/27323. The posting is listed as “Adjunct Lecturer, Religious Studies & Classics.”
Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!
At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. We translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we encourage diverse candidates to apply, including people of color, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff, and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.
Dr. Karen Seat, email@example.com
|Primary Category:||Religious Studies and Theology
|Secondary Categories:||African American History / Studies
African History / Studies
American History / Studies
Asian History / Studies
Black History / Studies
Ethnic History / Studies