Faculty Associate-Religious Studies
Arizona State University
Job # 122612
The Interdisciplinary Humanities and Communication faculty in the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts on the Polytechnic campus of Arizona State University invite applications to establish a pool for Religious Studies Faculty Associates for the 2023-2024 academic year. The successful candidate(s) will teach undergraduate courses in Religious Studies; prepare class materials; evaluate student work; and hold office hours to assist students. Faculty Associate positions are one semester, non-benefits-eligible, fixed-term appointments with no tenure implications, not to exceed an average of .40 FTE per semester. The number of courses is contingent upon unit needs, funding and sufficient enrollment. Salary is based upon qualifications and assigned teaching load.
The College of Integrative Sciences and Arts values diversity, and continually strives to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment. We are home to innovative teachers who are guided by educational access, student success, applied learning, and interdisciplinary inquiry. CISA has over 8,200 students in all levels of degree programs and nearly 250 full-time faculty members. We understand that there are many paths to achieving a university education, and we build undergraduate and graduate degree programs and pathways that are flexible and relevant for a rapidly changing world.
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§ Master’s degree in Religious Studies or related field at time of appointment
§ A minimum of two years post-secondary experience teaching Religious Studies courses either in-person and/or online.
§ Ability to teach in digital environments such as Canvas (asynchronously and/or synchronously)
§ Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion
§ Terminal degree in Religious Studies or related field at time of appointment
§ Experience designing undergraduate Religious Studies courses
§ Evidence of effective teaching
§ Demonstrated success meeting the needs of underrepresented students and/or diverse communities
§ Evidence of teaching in a digital environment such as Canvas (asynchronously and/or synchronously)
To apply, please visit http://apply.interfolio.com/122612. Candidates will be asked to submit the following through their Interfolio dossier. Complete applications must contain the following:
- A letter of interest (no more than 2-pages) that:
- Addresses how you meet the required and desired qualifications
- Outlines your teaching philosophy
- Discusses your past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion
- Current curriculum vitae
- Supplemental materials (no more than 10-pages) to include the following:
- Evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., student evaluations, peer observations, or annual evaluations)
- Information for three professional references (name, organization, position title, e-mail, phone number)
The initial application deadline is 5/06/2023 at 5:00p.m. (Arizona Time). Applications will continue to be accepted on a rolling basis for a reserve pool. Applications in the reserve pool may then be reviewed in the order in which they were received until the position is filled. If you have position-related questions, please contact Vanessa Fonseca-Chávez at firstname.lastname@example.org. For application process-related questions, please contact Claudine Fleary at email@example.com
Official transcripts are required prior to employment.
Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States; ASU (College of Integrative Sciences and Arts) will not be a sponsor for this position.
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