Professorial Lecturer of Religious Studies

Employer
American University
Location
Washington, DC
Closing date
Jun 28, 2022

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Sector
Other
Organization Type
Corporate
The Department of Philosophy and Religion in the College of Arts and Sciences at American University invites applications for a full-time, academic year appointment in religious ethics (either Western or non-Western) at the rank of Professorial Lecturer beginning August 29, 2022. Teaching duties include introductory courses in religious ethics and one upper level seminar. We particularly welcome candidates with a capacity to incorporate diverse religious traditions in teaching and with expertise in religion and society, religion and politics, religion and ecology, or issues relevant to the contemporary world. In addition to scholarship and teaching, responsibilities will include participation in department, school, and university activities.

Applicants should hold a Ph.D.; however, ABD will be considered. Salary and benefits are competitive for a full- time term appointment. The teaching load for the year is three courses per semester (fall and spring). Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please submit applications to Interfolio at: http://apply.interfolio.com/107401. Include a letter of application, curriculum vita, three letters of recommendation, recent teaching evaluations (when possible), and a writing sample. Please contact Jin Y. Park, Chair of the Department at jypark@american.edu if you have any questions.

American University is a private institution within easy reach of the many centers of government, business, research, and the arts located within the nation's capital. For more information about American University, visit www.american.edu.

The Department of Philosophy and Religion offers undergraduate degree programs in Philosophy and Religious Studies and graduate degree programs in Philosophy, including the M.A. Philosophy (including Philosophy and Social Policy) and a joint MA in Ethics, Peace and Human Rights. Learn more about the College of Arts and Sciences at http://www.american.edu/cas/ and about the department at http://www.american.edu/cas/philrel/.

American University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution that operates in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, personal appearance, gender identity and expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, source of income, veteran status, an individual's genetic information or any other bases under federal or local laws (collectively "Protected Bases") in its programs and activities.

American University is a tobacco and smoke free campus. To ensure the health and safety of our community, American University requires that all faculty and staff are vaccinated for Covid-19. To learn more about American University's health and safety directives please click here. https://www.american.edu/hr/how-we- work/vaccinations.cfm

Hiring offers for this position are contingent on the successful completion of a background check.
The Chronicle of Higher Education. Keywords: Religion - Lecturer, Location: Washington, DC - 20016

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