Established in 1887 as a school for the education of American Indians, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke serves a distinctly diverse student body and encourages inclusion and appreciation of the values of all people. Located in the heart of Pembroke, N.C., UNCP boasts an enrollment of 8,200 in 41 undergraduate and 18 graduate programs and offers a personalized learning environment where faculty and staff are dedicated to engaged scholarship, high academic standards, creative activity and public service. Spread over 281 acres, the campus offers a sense of community and belonging-–a place where faculty and staff feel supported, take pride in the university’s mission, and are devoted to excellence in teaching, learning and research, and to developing leaders who make a difference in their communities.
Tenure Track Assistant/Associate Professor of Religion
The University of North Carolina at Pembroke is seeking to make an appointment at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in Religious Studies in either the Fall 2023 or Spring 2024 semesters. The most important qualification is excellence in teaching, especially the ability to relate to the student population who are primarily first-generation college students and /or from lower socio-economic backgrounds. The position will be open until filled.
Area of Specialization: Open excluding Biblical Studies, Judaism, and Islam. Area of Concentration: Same.
For questions, please contact S. Brian Stratton at firstname.lastname@example.org
Minimum Training and Experience Requirements: Ph.D. in Religious Studies required. Familiarity with Native American Religion a plus. The ideal candidate will be a generalist who will primarily teach introductory courses in religion and be capable of teaching Theories and Methods in Religion and/or other survey courses in religion such as, for example, Asian Religions, Indigenous Religions, or Western Religious Thought.
Management Preference: Minimum of three years teaching experience preferred.
Special Instructions to Applicants: This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable). In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. New employees are paid only by direct deposit to the financial institution of their choice. Candidates claiming Veterans Preference must attach a copy of their DD-214 as a part of the online application process.
UNC Pembroke is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibits discrimination against all individuals based on their age, race, color, genetic information, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and national origin. UNC Pembroke is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings.