Assistant Professor, Religion

Job description

Category:: Faculty Positions
Department:: Religion
Locations:: Springfield, OH
Posted:: Nov 8, 2018
Closes:: Open Until Filled
Type:: Full-time
Ref. No.:: 1-82030-50193

About Wittenberg University:

Founded in 1845, Wittenberg is a nationally ranked, private, liberal arts college related to the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and has an enrollment of about 1,800 students. Wittenberg enjoys a national reputation for excellent academic standards and is widely known for its friendly and welcoming atmosphere. Wittenberg has an exceptional staff and award-winning faculty who share a commitment to undergraduate teaching, research, and development of students into successful global citizens. Situated on 100 acres of rolling hills in Springfield Ohio, Wittenberg is easily accessible from Columbus, Dayton and Cincinnati. For more information about the institution, please visit our web page at

Job Description:

The Religion Department at Wittenberg University seeks applicants for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin August, 2019. The successful candidate will teach courses on Christianity (history, theology and ethics) including an introductory course on the New Testament. Ability to teach in some additional area(s) such as, but not limited to bioethics, women and religion, religion and politics is desirable. Candidates are expected to engage in departmental and university service and are welcome to participate in mentorship and professional development opportunities.


A Ph.D. is required by the start date. College level teaching experience is preferred.

Additional Information:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Wittenberg is committed to attracting and retaining highly qualified individuals who collectively reflect the diversity of our student body and society at-large. Please see our notice of non-discrimination housed on our website.

Application Instructions:

To apply, please set up an account and apply through our online system. Then, upload the following documents in MS Word or Adobe Acrobat format.

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Letter of application, including brief statement of teaching interests and philosophy
  • Copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts
  • Evidence of effective teaching

Complete applications should also include three letters of reference (with phone numbers and email addresses). Letters of reference may be uploaded with your application as PDF files on letterhead or mailed directly to Dr. Paul Nelson, Chair, Department of Religion, Wittenberg University, Post Office Box 720, Springfield, OH 45501-0720, [email protected]

If you are a person with a disability and require assistance with the application process, please contact Wittenberg's Human Resources Department at 937.327.7517.




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Posted: 12/27/2018
Application Due: 4/9/2019
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