Western Washington University, Department of Liberal Studies
Assistant Professor of Religious Studies, Biblical Studies, and Ancient World
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Washington, United States|
The Liberal Studies Department (future Department of Global Humanities and Religions) at Western Washington University seeks to make a tenure-track hire in this field, starting September 2019. Responsibility for teaching six courses per year over three quarters (two courses per quarter), including courses such as a 200-level introduction to the Study of Religion; 300-level courses on Hebrew Bible and the Religion of Ancient Israel; New Testament and Early Christianity; and new courses on topics in Religious Studies and in the cultural history of the ancient world. High quality research and service are also expected. Required: PhD in Religious Studies or related field by September 15, 2019, with primary expertise in biblical studies and the ancient eastern Mediterranean or Near Eastern world. Demonstrated capacity for interdisciplinary teaching and scholarship and demonstrated abilities to conduct scholarly research with sources in their original languages. Preferred: Demonstrated potential for effective teaching and high-quality scholarship; demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse students and colleagues. Broad-based training in the discipline of Religious Studies and a demonstrated ability to take a comparative approach to that field, whether within one tradition or across religious traditions; and/or additional training or teaching interests in one or more of the following areas: gender; art history; religion and literature; Islamic Studies; Jewish Studies. Application Instructions and Required Materials:
Required materials: A letter of application; C.V.; undergraduate and graduate transcripts; sample syllabi for both a lower-division introduction to the study of religion course and an upper-level course in the candidate’s area of specialization; a writing sample of article or chapter length; and three confidential letters of reference.
Apply online at http://employment.wwu.edu/cw/en-us/job/496012
Materials must be received by October 15, 2018.
For general questions contact the Department Administrator Maureen Christman at (360) 650-3030 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Primary Category:||Religious Studies and Theology
|Secondary Categories:||Ancient History
Cultural History / Studies