Position Title: Assistant or Associate Professor of Religion and Biblical Studies
Position Number: FT183
Department: Philosophy and Religion
Division: Academic Affairs
Recruitment Pool: Open to General Public
Position Type: Full-time, Tenure-track, Salaried/Faculty
Posting Date: November 11, 2013
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Work Days: Monday – Friday
Working Hours: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
REPSONSIBILITIES: Claflin University invites applicants to apply for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor of Religion and Biblical Studies position in the Department of Philosophy and Religion beginning January 2014. The department is seeking an innovative and visionary scholar who is proficient in the area of religious studies, spirituality, church history, biblical languages, culture, and broadly American and African American historical studies as well. He/she will teach courses in this area and provide guidance in developing the curriculum and departmental programs, advising students and other duties within the scope of this position.
QUALIFICATIONS: The successful candidate must possess experience in college and graduate level teaching and advising. The candidate must have earned either the Master of Divinity degree or Master of Theological Studies along with the Ph.D or Th.D. in Religious and Theological Studies from an accredited institution. Candidates with a diversity of experiences with various denominational traditions, including Methodist Church traditions, Pentecostalism, the Reformed tradition, and contemporary religious movements will be preferred. The applicant must also be a scholar who has a dynamic research program and broad teaching and scholarly interests in areas related to global Christianity, culture, American history, and the relationship between the Bible and public life.
SALARY: Commensurate with experience
Closing Date: Review of applications will begin immediately.
Application Procedure: Candidates should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, official transcript, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references to:
Dr. Johnny Hill, Interim Department Chair
Philosophy and Religion
400 Magnolia Street, Orangeburg, SC 29115