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Visiting Assistant Professor of Religious Studies

Rhodes College
Tennessee, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Feb 21, 2023

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Visiting Assistant Professor of Religious Studies


Religious Studies

Job Description:

The Religious Studies Department at Rhodes College invites applications for a one-year, non-tenure track, full-time Visiting Assistant Professor of Religious Studies to begin Fall 2023.Rhodes College believes that diversity and inclusion are critical to our success as an institution, and we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. Furthermore, Rhodes College is committed to supporting the work-life alignment of its faculty.Candidates should have a PhD or be advanced ABD. The teaching load is 3-3. The area of specialization is open, but we seek candidates who will enhance the existing strengths of the Department. We particularly welcome applicants who can contribute to one or more of our interdisciplinary programs, such as Africana Studies ; Asian Studies ; Gender and Sexuality Studies ; and Jewish, Islamic, and Middle East Studies . Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to teaching in an undergraduate liberal arts environment.

Rhodes is a nationally ranked residential college committed to the liberal arts and sciences. Our highest priorities are intellectual engagement, service to others, commitment to diversity and inclusion, and honor among ourselves. Our students live and learn on one of the country's most beautiful campuses, located in the heart of Memphis, an economic, medical, and culturally diverse center, making Rhodes one of a handful of prominent liberal arts colleges in a major metropolitan area.

Rhodes College prides itself on being a diverse, inclusive, and welcoming environment. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and anti-discrimination .

A complete application will include 1) a cover letter that addresses the strengths you will bring as a teacher and scholar to a liberal arts college environment; 2) a curriculum vitae;and 3) a separate statement that addresses how your experiences with teaching, scholarship, and/or service will contribute to a college community that includes a commitment to diversity and inclusion as one of its core values. Short-listed candidates may be asked to provide evidence of teaching ability .

Review of completed applications will beginMarch 24, 2023,and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates from backgrounds typically underrepresented in higher education are strongly encouraged to apply. All candidates should regularly check their email, as you may be prompted for the names and contact information for three references.


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