Post-Doctoral Research Associate and Lecturer

Charlottesville, VA
Feb 28, 2018
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: Post-Doctoral Research Associate and Lecturer

Position Type: Professional Research Staff

Department: Department of Religious Studies

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 01-17-2018

Posting Summary:
The Department of Religious Studies at the University of Virginia invites applications for a Post-doctoral Research Associate and Lecturer in Religious Studies, with a specialization in Theology and Ethics. This position is for one academic year and has an anticipated start date of July 25, 2018.

The successful candidate will be conversant in and have a demonstrated research agenda on issues of religious ethics and modern religious thought. Additional capacities that are desirable include: attention to Christianity in its global dimensions; comparative theology and/or religious pluralism; comparative ethics.

The successful candidate will teach three courses over the course of the academic year, and will carry on a program of research as well. They will be expected to participate in the vibrant extracurricular academic life of the department, and especially in the theology, ethics, and culture field.

Applicants must have a PhD degree in hand by August 1, 2018.

To apply, please submit a candidate profile, cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research interest, unofficial transcript and contact information for three references through Jobs@UVA (; Search on posting number 0622457.

In addition, hard copies of three confidential letters of recommendation should be sent to the Theology & Ethics Search Committee Chair at PO Box 400290, Charlottesville VA, 22904.

For priority consideration, all materials must be received by midnight, February 4, 2018, but the position will remain open until filled. Preliminary interviews will take place via video conference.

Questions regarding the application process or Jobs@UVA should be directed to: Mick Watson, Administrator, Department of Religious Studies:

The University will perform background checks on all new faculty hires prior to making a final offer of employment.

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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