Assistant Professor of Religious Studies (Chinese Religions)
|Location:||Pennsylvania, United States|
The Department of Theology and Religious Studies at Saint Joseph's University invites applications for a tenure-track appointment for an assistant professor in History of Religions or Religious Studies with a specialization in Chinese Religions. A clear research agenda; the ability to teach an introductory course on Comparative Religion as well as thematic courses such as the comparative study of ritual, ethics, or symbol and myth, etc.; and proficiency in Mandarin and Classical Chinese are required. The departmental teaching load is 3/3. For further information about the Department, please visit the website at https://sites.sju.edu/theologyandreligiousstudies/. Other inquiries can be directed to Dr. Jim Caccamo, Department Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org
Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications will be accepted until November 13, 2017. Some initial interviews will be done at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Religions.
Ph.D. in History of Religions or Religious Studies (or equivalent), with specialty in Chinese Religions, is required (or its imminent receipt by start date). Successful candidate will possess a strong commitment to excellence in teaching; a strong and viable research agenda in an ongoing, active program of scholarly productivity; and willingness to participate in service to the department, college, and university.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Essential Duties: (not limited to)
Successful candidate will possess a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, a strong and viable research agenda in an ongoing, active program of scholarly productivity; and willingness to participate in service to the department, college and university. The teaching load is 3/3 and will include teaching courses within the candidate's specialty as well as courses that serve the General Education Program (such as Comparative Religions).
(Education/Training and Experience)
Ph.D. in History of Religions or Religious Studies with specialty in Chinese Religions is required (or its imminent receipt by start date). Proficiency in Mandarin and Classical Chinese is required.
All applications must be submitted on-line at https://jobs.sju.edu. Follow the prompts to complete your application. Completed applications are to include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statement on teaching, official transcripts, and names and email addresses for three people who will submit letters of recommendation(*). Candidates who progress in the interview process may be asked for a writing sample and evaluations of teaching. If official transcripts cannot be uploaded, please send them to Ms. Joni Porreca at email@example.com or Saint Joseph's University, 5600 City Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19131. (All other materials must be uploaded)
*During the application you will be asked for the name and email address of three professional references. If you advance past the initial review phase, your references will be notified by email with a link to securely upload a letter of reference.
On-line applications only. Please provide a letter of application/interest and resume. For a complete description of position responsibilities, qualifications, and to apply, please visit: https://jobs.sju.edu/postings/14495.
Saint Joseph's University is a private, Catholic, and Jesuit institution and expects members of its community to be knowledgeable about its mission and make positive contributions to that mission. Saint Joseph's is an equal opportunity employer that seeks to recruit, develop and retain a talented and diverse workforce.
|Primary Category:||Chinese History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Religious Studies and Theology