Assistant or Associate Professor of Religion and Biblical Studies

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CLAFLIN UNIVERSITY, founded in 1869, is becoming recognized as one of the leading institutions of higher education in the southeast.  With an enrollment of approximately 1800 students from every region of the United States and 14 countries, Claflin University is a comprehensive institution offering undergraduate degrees in 34 areas and three graduate programs, the Master of Business Administration, the Master of Science in Biotechnology, and the Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction.

REPSONSIBILITIES: Claflin University invite applicants to apply for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor of Religion and Biblical Studies position in the Department of Humanities.  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 The Master of Theological Studies along with the Ph.D or Th.D. in Religious and Theological Studies from an accredited institution. Candidates with experience in the United Methodist Church are preferable.  He or she will 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:  Salary and rank commensurate with qualifications and experience.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  Applicants should complete a Claflin University Faculty Application located on our website, send a letter of application, a current curriculum vita, copies of transcripts of all graduate work, three current letters of recommendation and the addresses, telephone numbers and emails of at least three references.

Dr. Isaiah R. McGee, Dean

School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Claflin University

400 Magnolia Street, Orangeburg, SC  29115

http://www.claflin.edu/about/offices-services/human-resources

 

E-mail: [email protected]                                                  Office Telephone: (803) 535-5234

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application process should contact the Human Resources Office.  Office Number:  803-535-5635 

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Job No:
Posted: 12/14/2018
Application Due: 2/12/2019
Work Type:
Salary: Salary and rank commensurate with qualifications and experience.