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Assistant Professor of Religion - Contemporary Islam

Employer
University of Evansville
Location
Indiana, United States
Salary
Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Aug 3, 2017

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, Religion
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Assistant Professor of Religion – Contemporary Islam

The Department of Philosophy & Religion at the University of Evansville invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Religion. As a small department with a diverse curriculum, we are seeking candidates with the ability to teach a breadth of undergraduate courses within the religion program, especially courses incorporating contemporary Islam in North America. The preferred candidate will have a demonstrated interest in research and teaching that includes the study of religion, religious diversity in America, religion and the public sphere, and lived religion.

Candidates should have an active scholarly agenda and strong interests in teaching at a four-year, private undergraduate university. Start date is August 1, 2018. Ph.D. by time of appointment required.

 

Applications are due September 30, 2017. A complete application will include cover letter, CV, teaching portfolio (including statement of teaching philosophy, sample syllabi and teaching evaluations, if available), writing sample, transcripts (unofficial accepted), and three letters of recommendation. Applications should be submitted electronically either through Interfolio’s ByCommittee service or directly to Cheryl Shafer, Administrative Assistant for the Dept. of Philosophy & Religion at cs315@evansville.edu. The online application http://www.evansville.edu/offices/hr/employmentApp.cfm must also be completed. Questions about the position may be directed to Dr. Valerie Stein, Chair, Department of Philosophy & Religion, at vs9@evansville.edu.  Preliminary interviews will be conducted via videoconferencing/Skype.

The University of Evansville is an independent, comprehensive, selective admissions institution recognized for excellence in its core liberal arts and sciences curriculum and in its professional programs. Undergraduate enrollment is approximately 2,100. The University is a leader in study abroad and owns a campus in England, Harlaxton College. The University operates under a non-discriminatory policy with regard to race, color, creed or religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability.  Minorities and underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.  The University of Evansville is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in the E-Verify Program.  

 

 

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