The Department of Religious Studies seeks to hire a scholar of
South Asian religions. Applicants are welcome from a wide variety
of methodological approaches, including textual, historiographical,
philosophical, psychological, and/or ethnographic. This person must
be capable of teaching introductory and advanced courses in S.
Asian religions to an undergraduate audience coming from a wide
variety of majors. The position requires competence and comfort
with teaching our introductory course (the Nature and Experience of
Religion) a minimum of once each semester. The Religious
Studies Department has a history of continued scholarship,
excellence in teaching, and commitment to service and is looking
for an individual to maintain these standards.
In addition, the successful candidate should be committed to
serving as Coordinator of the College’s Veterans at Ease Program.
This program brings student veterans together in the Nature and
Experience of Religion course and introduces these students to a
stress-reduction retreat program.
For the first stage, applicants should submit a CV and cover
letter. During the second stage, letters of recommendation will be
required and preliminary interviews will be conducted by Skype. A
review of the applications will begin October 31 and continue until
the position is filled.
Reports to: Chair of Religious Studies
- The teaching load at Manhattan College is 4/3 with a
one-course reduction each year (to 3/3) for ongoing scholarly
production. In addition, this position comes with a financial
stipend as compensation for service as Coordinator of the Veterans
at Ease program.
- Ph.D. in hand or near completion
Manhattan College is an independent Catholic
coeducational institution in the Lasallian tradition. We expect our
faculty, administration, and staff to be knowledgeable about our
mission and to make a positive contribution to the mission. Women
and minorities are encouraged to apply. We are committed to a
diverse campus community. AA/EO Employer