The Department of Religious Studies is seeking a fixed term assistant professor to teach sections of REL 301- Theories and Methods, REL 307- Shamanism, REL 101- Exploring Religion, and REL 220- Religion in America beginning August 16, 2021 on a 9-month, part-time appointment. The position is renewable contingent upon funding and performance. Ph.D. is required. All degrees must be confirmed by degree-granting institutions at the time of hire.
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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.
Ph.D. in Religious Studies or related field, expertise in course subject matter.
Required Application Materials
current curriculum vitae;
statement of teaching/research philosophy that highlights candidate’s alignment with some of our desired qualifications;
diversity statement, including any experience mentoring diverse students or faculty, or community outreach initiatives, and an explanation of how candidate will advance our goals of inclusive excellence;
Review of applications will begin 5/14/2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Applications must be submitted electronically to the Michigan State University Human Resources website http://careers.msu.edu (Posting Number 702489). For more information, contact Gretel VanWieren, Chair of the Search Committee, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Persons with disabilities have the right to request and receive reasonable accommodation.
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Religious Studies has a strong institutional commitment to diversity in all areas and encourages candidates from underrepresented groups. We favor candidates who can contribute to the College of Arts & Letters’ distinctive educational objectives, which promote interdisciplinary perspectives, intercultural understanding, and values diversity and inclusion as essential to achieving excellence.
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