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Adjunct Lecturer of Religious Studies

William & Mary
William & Mary

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Adjunct Lecturer of Religious Studies

Unit Mission Statement:

The mission of the Religious Studies Department is to foster teaching, research, and public service as an integral part of education linked through programs designed to preserve, transmit, and expand knowledge. We consider religion to be a complex, abiding, and central feature of all human societies and believe that if one is to understand a society, it is vital to study its religious writings, practices and beliefs.

Position Summary:

The Religious Studies Department at William & Mary is recruiting a pool of persons for possible part-time adjunct teaching positions. For this academic year, the Religious Studies Department is recruiting for positions in Religion in North America, however, this pool will remain open for additional needs that arise. This pool will be accessed ONLY when an opening arises. Your credentials will remain active as long as the pool position is available but no more than one year. After one year, if you are still interested, you must reapply to the current adjunct pool.Applicants must apply online at Submit a curriculum vitae and a cover letter. A diversity statement is not required. Candidates are encouraged to reflect on their past experiences or future plans to foster an inclusive and welcoming climate for learners/scholars in Religious Studies in any of the aforementioned required documents. You will be prompted to submit online the names and email addresses of three references who will be contacted by the system with instructions for how to submit a letter of reference. Further materials may be requested by the department. Review of applications is ongoing.
If you have previously submitted an application for an instructional position at William & Mary via the online system your existing application documents can be easily transferred to this position pool. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The review of applications is ongoing.

Required Qualifications:

A Master’s degree in Religious Studies or a closely related field is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

A PhD or ABD with specialization in an area of need is preferred at the time the candidate begins the appointment, August 10 for fall, January 10 for spring, and May 10 for summer start date. Previous academic teaching experience is desirable.

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3KD700 Religious Studies Dept


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Background Check Statement:

William & Mary is committed to providing a safe campus community. W&M conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

EEO Statement:

William & Mary values diversity and invites applications from underrepresented groups who will enrich the research, teaching and service missions of the university. The university is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

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