Instructor, Religion & Culture

Virginia Tech
Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Apr 07, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Description

The Department of Religion and Culture at Virginia Tech ( seeks a full-time Instructor in the area of Religion in the Public Sphere to begin August 2021. The appointment will be for one academic year. Area of specialization is open but the successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate excellence in teaching high-enrolling courses at the undergraduate level, and a commitment to working with and supporting diverse populations. Teaching load is 4 courses per semester (2-3 course preparations per semester). Appropriate Ph.D. must be in hand by August 2021.

High-enrolling courses the successful candidate could potentially teach include:
● RLCL 1034: Religion and the Modern World
● RLCL 1014: World Religions
● RLCL 1024: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam
● RLCL/ AFST/ WGS 2204: Race and Gender in Religion & Culture
● RLCL 2124: Religion in American Life
● RLCL/ HUM 3204: Multicultural Communication
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Required Qualifications

Appropriate Ph.D. must be in hand by August 2021.
Demonstrate excellence in teaching high-enrolling courses at the undergraduate Level.

Appointment Type


Salary Information

Commensurate with experience

Review Date

April 25, 2021

Additional Information

Candidates must apply online at Job number 515671 and provide: electronic application, CV, Cover letter, and contact information for three references who can speak to the candidate's teaching and research.

The successful Candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.

Questions may be addressed to the department chair, Prof. Matthew Gabriele (

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges , a school of medicine , a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School , and Honors College . The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers . A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Karen Moore at during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

Advertised: April 7, 2021
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