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Adjunct Faculty Religion

University of Indianapolis
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Apr 29, 2024

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Job Description

The Department of Philosophy & Religion in the Shaheen College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Indianapolis is seeking an Adjunct in Religion beginning in August 2024. The ability to teach during the evening is required with the ability to teach in person strongly preferred. The successful candidate will teach 3-6 hours of REL 110 World Religions. Opportunity for rehire in Winter 2025 available based on demand and department needs.

Company Description

Become a Greyhound! The University of Indianapolis is a private, liberal arts university and home to a close-knit community of more than 700 faculty and staff supporting 5,600 undergraduate and graduate students on our main campus. We offer an inclusive work environment where your individual contributions will be recognized and rewarded and the University’s motto, “Education for Service,” provides the foundation for all our work.

Situated on 65 acres in the University Heights neighborhood and just minutes from downtown Indianapolis , UIndy’s campus is close to all of the cultural, shopping, sports, and recreational amenities you’d expect in the 13th-largest city in the United States. Want to cheer on your Hounds when they play their rivals in the Great Lakes Valley Conference? UIndy employees and their families enjoy free admission to home sporting events, and many arts and cultural events on campus are free for employees as well. The University is proud to offer a competitive total rewards package, including a generous time off policy, ensuring you can enjoy your time outside of work as you wish.

If you’re interested in joining our dynamic environment and experiencing hard work, creativity, and teamwork, we welcome your application.

The University of Indianapolis is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, citizenship status, military status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. The University of Indianapolis does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission as required by Title IX.

  • Free Parking
  • Onsite Health & Wellness Center
Qualifications - Adjunct in Religion
  • Master's degree in Religious Studies (or related field) required, ABD or Ph.D. preferred
  • Ability to teach in the evening is required; the ability to teach in person is strongly preferred
  • A record of successful teaching or having completed a teaching practicum required
  • Commitment to supporting all students, including first-generation and historical marginalized students preferred
Responsibilities - Adjunct in Religion
  • Designs courses and syllabi that conform to University and Department requirements and expectations
  • Plans lessons
  • Grades assignments, essays, etc.
  • Responds to student needs in person or electronically
  • Keep up with current teaching best practices
  • Supports student success and retention


University of Indianapolis

The University of Indianapolis (UIndy) is a private United Methodist Church-affiliated university in Indianapolis, Indiana

Since opening our doors in 1902, the University of Indianapolis has been building a culture of connectedness with a unique emphasis on giving back through service-learning and volunteer work. As an academic ecosystem interconnected with the city of Indianapolis, here, you’re surrounded with myriad opportunities, including museums, music, culture, service, and more ways to grow and emerge greater. 

At UIndy, personal attention isn't just for students. You'll find a family-like atmosphere where coworkers quickly become friends, and colleagues provide support and encouragement both on the job and off. Combine that great environment with outstanding education benefits and an array of insurance coverage, vacation time and other perks, and you've got a workplace that is hard to beat.

Personal attention and applied learning are top priorities at UIndy. Just as you encourage your students' academic growth, UIndy supports your career growth and research pursuits. Plus, we're just 10 minutes from downtown, so you'll enjoy the many cultural and entertainment opportunities Indianapolis has to offer.


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