PG192888EPInternal Recruitment :
Assistant Professor of Religious StudiesAnticipated Hiring Range:
Salary commensurate with education and experience.Work Schedule:
Varies based on teaching scheduleJob Location:
Raleigh, NCDepartment :
Philosophy & Religious StudiesAbout the Department:
The NC State Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies is committed to:Essential Job Duties:
Offering a high-quality undergraduate Philosophy curriculum, including a major and minor in Philosophy, that gives students an opportunity to confront through historical and contemporary resources a wide range of central philosophical issues, such as the relationship between the mind and brain, the ethical implications of scientific advances, the justification of moral, political, and legal institutions, the relationship between human knowledge and reality, and the nature of the logic that structures human language and thought.
Offering a high-quality undergraduate Religious Studies curriculum, including a major and a minor in Religious Studies, that provides students an extended opportunity to examine the multiple interpretations of the category “religion” – including religion as a social construction, as an element of psychological development, as a branch of metaphysics, and as a constellation of ritual practices – and the ways in which religious traditions have played a central role in human culture and history; developing the analytical abilities and expressive powers of our students.
Providing and expanding educational and research opportunities at the graduate level; and conducting research, teaching and scholarship that further knowledge and understanding in the disciplines of Philosophy and Religious Studies.
The NC State Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies welcomes applications for an appointment as a tenure-track Assistant Professor with expertise in African American Religions and either Africana Studies (AFS) or Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies (WGS) (or both). Candidates must have completed a PhD in Religious Studies or a closely related field by May 2024 and must have superior teaching and research abilities. The standard teaching load will be four courses a year, including two in Religious Studies and two in interdisciplinary studies (either AFS or WGS or both).Other Responsibilities:
Other responsibilities include research, publication and service.Minimum Education and Experience:
Other Required Qualifications:
- Ph.D in Religious Studies or closely related field by May 2024
- Evidence of teaching effectiveness
- Superior Communication skills
Required License(s) or Certification(s):
- Previous teaching experience at the college level
N/AValid NC Driver's License required:
NoCommercial Driver's License required:
NoJob Open Date:
09/27/2023Anticipated Close Date:
Open Until FilledSpecial Instructions to Applicants:
Only online applications will be considered. Please attach the following to your online application: Position Number:
An application (cover) letter, a curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching ability and a writing sample (which must not exceed 15,000 words). Your application letter or curriculum vitae should include a statement of your research interests. In addition to submitting the required application material online, please arrange to have three letters of reference sent by email attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for applications is November 16, 2023.
Tenured/Tenure-Track FacultyFull Time Equivalent (FTE) (1.0 = 40 hours/week):
9 Month RecurringMandatory Designation - Adverse Weather:
Non Mandatory - Adverse WeatherMandatory Designation - Emergency Events:
Non Mandatory - Emergency EventDepartment ID:
160501 - Philosophy & Religious StudiesAA/EEO:
NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process are welcome to contact 919-515-3148 to speak with a representative at the Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity.
If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or email@example.com.
Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.
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