Philosophy/Religion - ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Location
Ithaca, NY
Posted
Jul 13, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution



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Job Title ASSISTANT PROFESSOR Department Philosophy/Religion School/Parent Organization School of Humanities and Sciences Division Provost and Educational Affairs Division Employment Category Fulltime-Temporary Academic Year 2018-2019 Academic Semester Fall 2018 and Spring 2019 Anticipated start date 08/16/2018 If temporary, expected end date 05/31/2019 Faculty Status Term Position/Job Summary
The Ithaca College Department of Philosophy & Religion invites applications for a one-year full-time Assistant Professor position in World Religions for the 2018-19 academic year (beginning August 16, 2018), with the possibility of reappointment for a second year. Areas of expertise: Clear evidence of an ability to teach courses in Hinduism, Islam, and Race & Religion is essential.
Position/Job Qualifications
Demonstrated teaching excellence and PhD in Religious Studies or closely related area by time of appointment (or expected by December 31, 2018). Evidence of scholarly promise preferred.
EEO Statement
Ithaca College is committed to building a diverse academic community and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. Experience that contributes to the diversity of the college is appreciated.
Instructions for submitting your application:
Interested applicants must apply online at http://ithaca.edu/jobs/ and attach a resume and cover letter. Applicants should highlight their relevant teaching experience in their cover letter (e.g. subjects taught; frequency taught; whether taught as teaching assistant or instructor of record; summary of evidence from teaching evaluations). Questions about online application should be directed to the Office of Human Resources at (607) 274-8000. Screening of applications will begin immediately. To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be received by July 27, 2018.
Work authorization (select one): Visa sponsorship is not provided for this position Department description College description
At Ithaca College, a comprehensive residential campus community of 6,500 students, we strive to be at the forefront of the higher education landscape. We offer a distinct integrative learning experience that makes students ready for the personal, professional, and global challenges of our age.

We seek candidates who embrace integrative learning and want to be a part of this exciting time in Ithaca College history. We encourage creative collaboration and innovation in our faculty and staff, providing support and resources for them to grow in their fields and lead students to their own innovative ideas and achievements.

We welcome different ways of thinking and look for candidates with unique points of view and life experiences. We are inclusive of individuals with a wide range of cultural, personal, and professional backgrounds, talents, and skills. Our campus is a vibrant and rewarding community where diverse minds can learn, succeed, and excel.

When reviewing candidates, we are looking for indicators of a number of core competencies. Prospective candidates must be adaptable, collaborative, inclusive, respectful, responsive, results driven, and sustainable. They must communicate effectively, demonstrate leadership, exhibit professional integrity and ethics, take initiative, value personal and professional development, and show that they will engage in the college.

Nestled in the heart of New York State's scenic Finger Lakes region, Ithaca College sits atop South Hill overlooking picturesque Cayuga Lake and is just minutes away from the city center. Combining small town warmth and charm with the vibrancy of a college community, the thriving and culturally diverse city of Ithaca has been rated by Kiplinger's as one of the top 10 places to live in the United States.

To learn more about Ithaca College, visit us at http://ithaca.edu
FLSA Status Exempt Is this position eligible for benefits? Yes Is this position covered by the SEIU? Yes Vacancy ID F2110



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