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Religious Studies


August 2021

About the College:

Spelman College seeks teacher/scholars dedicated to excellence in teaching and to the continued enhancement of the academic environment for students and colleagues. Founded in 1881, Spelman College is a private four-year liberal arts college located in Atlanta, GA. The oldest historically Black college for women in the United States, Spelman is a member of the Atlanta University Center Consortium and Atlanta Regional Consortium for Higher Education.

Position Summary:

The Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies at Spelman College invites applicants for a one-semester, part-time lecturer for the fall of 2021. We are seeking a candidate who has the ability and willingness to teach undergraduate courses in the study of African American Christianity. The successful candidate should be willing to work closely with students at a Liberal Arts college with a commitment to teaching and engagement of students.

Specific Course(s) to be taught:

REL240 History of African American Christianity, TTR 2:25pm-3:40pm


Required Qualifications:
A minimum of a Master’s degree from an accredited institution in an appropriate discipline (e.g. religious/theological studies) at the time of application

Preferred Qualifications:
ABD or Ph.D. in religious studies or closely related field (e.g., Christian theology); previous experience of teaching courses in the study of African American Christianity

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

Any correspondence regarding the position or your application will be relayed to you by our Faculty Support Team. Please do not reach out to any department faculty regarding the position or status of your application. We appreciate your interest and consideration.

EEO Statement:

Spelman College is an EEO/Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Title IX Employer and we participate in E-Verify. We are a smoke-free campus




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Job No:
Posted: 6/5/2021
Application Due: 7/15/2021
Work Type: Full Time