Assistant Professor of Religious Studies

Washington, Washington County
Jan 08, 2014
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
The philosophy department at Washington and Jefferson College seeks an assistant professor of religious studies. Initial three year appointment with presumption of renewal. Must be able to teach undergraduate courses in a variety of world religions and also in Biblical Studies, but there will also be opportunities to teach in AOS and to direct program in religious studies. PhD required by time of appointment. Some formal background (such as BA or MA) in philosophy preferred but not required. Teaching load: 3-3. Salary: Competitive, with full benefits. W&J is a small liberal arts college located about 30 miles south of Pittsburgh. Excellence in teaching is the single most important requirement of any faculty member at the institution. Candidates should submit materials to Materials should include cover letter, c.v., three letters of recommendation, and evidence of teaching excellence. Review of applications will begin on February 10 and continue until position is filled. Questions concerning the position can be directed to Gregg Osborne at the following address: Washington and Jefferson College is committed to increasing diversity in our community and actively pursues individuals from all backgrounds. Additionally, W&J complies with all applicable federal, state, and local laws and provides equal opportunity in all educational programs and activities, admission of students, and conditions of employment for all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, sex, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, or national origin.