Visiting Assistant Professor of Religious Studies (Indigenous Traditions)Location:
Clinton, NYOpen Date:
Dec 17, 2021Description:
The Religious Studies Department at Hamilton College seeks applicants for a Visiting Instructor or Assistant Professor for a one-year leave replacement in indigenous studies beginning July 1, 2022. Candidates with ABD will be considered, although candidates with a PhD are preferred. The department seeks applicants with a specialization in an indigenous tradition in the Americas, with a capacity to teach other indigenous traditions in a comparative perspective. Additional interests include indigeneity theory, gender construction, and the global indigenous rights movements. Discipline is open, but candidates should display a capacity to engage perspectives on religion (traditions, lifeways) in an interdisciplinary undergraduate program. The candidate appointed to this position will teach five courses during the year.
Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, Curriculum Vitae, three syllabi for courses they envision teaching at Hamilton, the names and contact information for three recommenders, and a writing sample via Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/100639. We are seeking candidates who can demonstrate their experience in teaching or working with diverse student populations. Your cover letter should address the ways in which you would further the College's goal of building a diverse and inclusive educational environment. The letter and any questions should be addressed to Professor Quincy D. Newell, Search Committee Chair, at [email protected]. Review of applications will begin on January 24, 2022.
Hamilton (www.hamilton.edu) is a residential liberal arts college located in upstate New York. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find other Hamilton and nearby academic job listings at https://www.hercjobs.org/regions/higher-ed-careers-upstate-new-york/, as well as additional information at https://www.hamilton.edu/dof/faculty-development/resources-for-prospective-or-new-faculty/opportunities-for-spouses-or-partners (Opportunities for Spouses or Partners). Hamilton College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in all areas of the campus community. Hamilton provides domestic partner benefits. Candidates from underrepresented groups in higher education are especially encouraged to apply.Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
Hamilton College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in all areas of the campus community.