Study of Religion Lecturer

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Study of Religion Lecturer
University of California Los Angeles



Requisition Number: JPF06024


The Interdepartmental Program in the Study of Religion at the University of California, Los Angeles is seeking a part-time Lecturer to teach one course on the Bible and Social Justice during the Winter 2021 academic quarter. This course focuses on how 20th and 21st century justice movements have appropriated the Bible and investigates the ambiguous role it plays in society, both liberatory and oppressive.

Applicants must have a PhD in Religions Studies or related fields, and should have experience teaching in a university setting. The ideal candidate should have an interdisciplinary approach to major topics in study of religion, such as religion and science, religion and society, politics, mysticism, ideas of revelation, scripture, myth and religion, worship and ritual. The candidate should also be familiar with U.S. social movements during the 20th and 21st century, and be acquainted with texts by James Baldwin, Traci Blackmon, James Cone, Susannah Heschel, and others.

Applicants should apply online via UCLA Academic Recruit. This position requires submission of a CV, and contact information for a minimum of three individuals who may be contacted for a letter of recommendation.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination and Affirmative Action Policy -
http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

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To apply, please visit: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF06024


The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction


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Posted: 11/30/2020
Application Due: 12/17/2020
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