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Instructor of Religious Studies

Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge - Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies
Baton Rouge, LA
Date posted
Apr 23, 2024

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, Religion
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies invites applications for a one-year full-time instructor of Religious Studies to begin in Fall 2024. The successful candidate will be a dedicated and enthusiastic teacher of undergraduates who can offer general education courses. The area of specialization is open and we will consider all areas of specialization, but we will give preference to applicants who can teach “Asian Religions” and “Religions of the World.” The teaching load is a 4/4. All applicants must, at a minimum, have completed their comprehensive examinations and achieved “ABD” status. An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check. Review of applications will begin on a rolling basis as of April18, 2024 and will continue until the position is filled.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master's in Religious Studies or related field

Preferred Qualifications:

PhD in Religious Studies or related field


Applications must be submitted online and should include:

- a brief cover letter (with an appended list of 3-5 names and contact information for academic references),

- a curriculum vitae, and

- evidence of teaching effectiveness (compiled as a single document).

To apply, please visit

LSU is committed to providing equal opportunity for all qualified persons in admission to, participation in, or employment in the programs and activities which the University operates without regard to race, creed, color, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, sex, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, or veteran’s status. LSU is an equal opportunity / equal access employer.

Further information about the department can be found at Queries about the position may be directed to Mari Rethelyi at

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