Inst/Ast Prof - Fixed Term
Major Administrative Unit / College:
College Of Arts And
Religious Studies 10004716
FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary Commensurate with Experience
Education/Training, Fixed Term Faculty, Part
Time (1-49.9%), Union, Remote-Friendly
Marketing- Global Nonprofit Leadership Program
The Department of Religious Studies seeks a highly skilled
practitioner to teach in the new Nonprofit Leadership, Global
Cultures, and Social Enterprise Master of Arts Degree and
Certificate program. This position requires expertise in, and
enthusiasm for, teaching graduate courses, mentoring students,
providing career advice, and engaging with supportive and
collaborative colleagues. This position offers an exciting
opportunity for an individual interested in teaching in a
liberal-arts style department with all the resources of a large Big
Ten research university.
The candidate will work with the Department of Religious Studies to
develop and teach two 5-week online and asynchronous courses
including 1. Nonprofit and NGO Marketing & Fundraising and 2.
Grant-writing for Nonprofits. The successful candidate brings
substantial knowledge of national and international nonprofit
organizations, including working for and with the nonprofit sector.
The candidate also has a background in nonprofit management,
nonprofit law, and board operations and best practices. Experience
with teaching, training, and mentorship is desired.
This is a part-time, fixed-term position. Course development will
begin May 16, 2023 - August 15th, 2023 and the teaching assignment
will begin August 16th, 2023 and is renewable contingent upon
funding and performance. Rank can include instructor or assistant
professor and is determined by highest degree with a Master's
degree required for an instructor position and a JD or PhD required
for an assistant professor position.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or
protected veteran status.
Master's degree required for an instructor position and a JD or PhD
required for an assistant professor position.
Professional experience related to nonprofit marketing,
fundraising, and grant writing.
Experience in the design and development of graduate or adult
learning experiences, such as lesson plans, mentorship efforts,
workshops, or syllabi.
Demonstrated advancement of diversity, equity, and inclusion in
teaching, service, and/or community involvement.
Required Application Materials
a) a cover letter
b) current curriculum vitae
c) any other materials desired by the search committee
d) a summary of the candidate's experience with diversity in the
classroom and/or in past or
planned research endeavors, experience mentoring diverse students
or community outreach
initiatives, and an explanation of how the candidate will advance
our goals of inclusive
e) three letters of reference and the emails addresses of your
Review of applications will begin and will continue until the
position is filled. Applications must be submitted electronically
to the Michigan State University Human Resources website http://careers.msu.edu
849598. For more information, contact Dr. Arthur Versluis, Chair of
the Search Committee at email@example.com
Persons with disabilities have the right to request and receive
Review of Applications Begins On
To apply, please visit: https://careers.msu.edu/en-us/job/514287/instast-prof-fixed-term
Remote Work Statement
MSU strives to provide a flexible work environment and this
position has been designated as remote-friendly. Remote-friendly
means some or all of the duties can be performed remotely as
mutually agreed upon.
Michigan State University (MSU) and MSU's Department of Religious
Studies actively promotes a dynamic working and learning
environment in which qualified individuals of differing
perspectives and cultural backgrounds pursue academic goals with
mutual respect and shared inquiry.
Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with
uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research
universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery
and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global
challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse
and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of
study in 17 degree-granting colleges.
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