Assistant Professor of Religious Studies (American Religious History) - Tenure track
The College of Wooster invites applications for an assistant professor (tenure track) position in American Religious History in the Department of Religious Studies, beginning August 2014. The successful candidate should be a Religious Studies teacher-scholar focused on the history of religions in America, with research and training centered on the 19th century to the present but able to teach the full historical scope. Teaching profile includes: an Introductory course on American Religious Communities, and upper level courses which could include Global Christianity, New Age Religious Movements, American Catholicism, Native American Religions or other upper-level courses appropriate for undergraduate students on topics that reflect the candidate’s expertise. The position requires sometime who can treat the religious, ethnic, racial and gender diversity of America’s religious history and who can effectively address religious pluralism. The position includes directing and supporting students working on Junior and Senior Independent Study program. Applicants will also be expected to contribute to the College’s First Year Seminar Program. Applicants should have completed a Ph.D. in Religious Studies or a related field.
Send application letter, c.v., graduate transcripts, reference letters, and other supporting materials (e.g., sample syllabi, scholarly work, brief descriptions of proposed courses) by November 30, 2013. Electronic submission of materials is preferred to Santha Schuch (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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Posted August 30, 2013
American Religions Search
c/o Department of Religious Studies
The College of Wooster
400 East University Street—Kauke Hall
Wooster, OH 44691
November 30, 2013