The Department of Comparative Cultural Studies at the University of
Houston invites applications for a position as part-time lecturer
to teach courses in Religious Studies, with a specialization in
Hebrew Bible and related topics. The program offers a Major and
Minor in Religious Studies.
We seek a junior scholar specializing in the comparative study of
literary traditions of the Hebrew Bible and its history. Areas of
specialization could include comparative perspectives on historical
events or themes of the ancient Near East, as well as traditional
and modern methodological approaches to biblical literature. The
successful candidate should have a Ph.D. in Hebrew Bible in hand or
be near its completion and should have teaching experience in
Hebrew Bible or its language at the undergraduate level.
We encourage applicants to demonstrate how their teaching and
research will strengthen the comparative perspective of our
Religious Studies Program. Our Department of Comparative Cultural
Studies combines degree programs in Religious Studies,
Anthropology, India Studies, International and Global Studies, and
The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with
disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Candidates with a Master’s degree in a related field will be
considered, preference will be given to candidates with a PhD in a
Notes to Applicant: Official transcripts are required for a
faculty appointment and will be requested upon selection of final
candidate. All positions at the University of Houston are security
sensitive and will require a criminal history check.