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Professional Track Teaching Faculty in Religious Studies

NC State University
Raleigh, NC
Closing date
May 15, 2022

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*Posting Number:*PG191558EP
*Internal Recruitment :*No
*Working Title:*Professional Track Teaching Faculty in Religious Studies
*Anticipated Hiring Range:*Commensurate with qualifications
*Work Schedule:*Varies Based on Teaching Schedule
*Job Location:*Raleigh, NC
*Department :*Philosophy & Religious Studies
*About the Department:*The NC State Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies is committed to offering a high-quality undergraduate Philosophy curriculum, including a major and minor in Philosophy, that gives students an opportunity to confront through historical and contemporary resources a wide range of central philosophical issues, such as the relationship between the mind and brain, the ethical implications of scientific advances, the justification of moral, political, and legal institutions, the relationship between human knowledge and reality, and the nature of the logic that structures human language and thought; offering a high-quality undergraduate Religious Studies curriculum, including a major and a minor in Religious Studies, that provides students an extended opportunity to examine the multiple interpretations of the category "religion" - including religion as a social construction, as an element of psychological development, as a branch of metaphysics, and as a constellation of ritual practices - and the ways in which religious traditions have played a central role in human culture and history; developing the analytical abilities and expressive powers of our students; providing and expanding educational and research opportunities at the graduate level; and conducting research, teaching and scholarship that further knowledge and understanding in the disciplines of Philosophy and Religious Studies.
*Essential Job Duties:*The Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies at NC State University welcomes applications for possible teaching positions in Philosophy during 2022/23. These are short-term contract positions involving one or more courses for one or two semesters. Courses in which the Department could have teaching needs include the following: Religious Traditions of the World, Asian Religions, Introduction to the Old Testament, Introduction to the New Testament, the Hindu Tradition, and other REL courses listed in the NC State course catalog ([](

We may require instructors for either classroom courses or online distance-education courses (but local residence is required for both). Depending on the Department's needs, any candidates who are selected will be offered contracts to teach one or more course-sections for either a single semester or the full academic year. MA in Religious Studies or related field required. PhD strongly preferred. Rank is dependent on qualifications.

Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the United States.
*Other Responsibilities:*Perform other duties as assigned by the department head.
*Minimum Education and Experience:*MA in Religious Studies or related field required.
*Other Required Qualifications:*
* Evidence of teaching effectiveness
* Superior communication skills
*Preferred Qualifications:*
* PhD in Religious Studies or closely related field strongly preferred
* Previous teaching experience at the college level
*Required License(s) or Certification(s):*n/a
*Valid NC Driver's License required:*No
*Commercial Driver's License required:*No
*Job Open Date:*03/01/2022
*Anticipated Close Date:*Open until filled.
*Special Instructions to Applicants:*Please attach an application letter, Curriculum Vitae, and evidence of teaching effectiveness (upload as Other Document 1) to your online application and arrange to have three letters of reference sent to: Religious Studies Search Committee, Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, North Carolina State University, Campus Box 8103, Raleigh, NC 27695-8103 or by email to [](

*Review of applications will begin on March 30, 2022 and will continue until the positions are filled.*
*Position Number:*00104561
*Position Type:*Non-Tenure-Track Faculty
*Full Time Equivalent (FTE) (1.0 = 40 hours/week):*0.225-.900, depending on department needs
*Appointment:*9 Month Recurring
*Mandatory Designation - Adverse Weather:*Non Mandatory - Adverse Weather
*Mandatory Designation - Emergency Events:*Non Mandatory - Emergency Event
*Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies?:*No
*Department ID:*160501 - Philosophy & Religious Studies
*AA/EEO:*NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.
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