Missouri State University, Religious Studies
Assistant Professor, Asian Religions
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Missouri, United States|
MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY, Department of Religious Studies, is searching for a scholar of Asian Religions to fill a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor, to begin in August 2022. Candidates are required to have the Ph.D. in Religious Studies or a related field completed by August 1, 2022. They must demonstrate strong potential in research and have successful teaching experience. The successful candidate must be able to teach courses at the undergraduate and master’s level in Asian religions, including Islam, and the department’s world religions survey course. Additional teaching responsibility may include periodically offering the department’s capstone course on method and theory in the study of religion. Candidates should be interested in engaging broad intellectual questions and be familiar with issues and approaches in the academic study of religion. Additionally, they must be committed to working with diverse student and community populations and to integrating multicultural issues into their courses. Cover letter, curriculum vitae, contact information for three professional references, statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., course evaluations), sample syllabi, copies of all transcripts, and a publication or writing sample, must be submitted with the online application at https://jobs.missouristate.edu/postings/54824. Inquiries may be addressed to Dr. John Strong, Search Committee Chair, e-mail: email@example.com. First consideration of applicants begins on September 13, 2021, and continues until position is filled. Employment will require a criminal background check at University expense. EO/AA/M/F/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity employer and institution.
John Strong, Chair
|Primary Category:||Asian History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Islamic History / Studies