VISITING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF RELIGION-RESUMES UNDER REVIEW, NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

 

 

Position:                     VISITING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF RELIGION

Department:              INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES, PHILOSOPHY, AND RELIGION

Division:                     COLLEGE OF ARTS AND LETTERS

Opening Date:           FEBRUARY 25, 2014

STATUS:                    STILL ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS. 

This nine-month, non-tenure track appointment begins in August 2015.

Responsibilities:  The candidate selected must be prepared to teach a variety of undergraduate courses in religion, with emphasis on Judeo-Christian heritage, history of religion, as well as sociology of religion. The ideal candidate will also be able to teach some philosophy classes focusing on ethics and practical logic as well as theory and research methodology (quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods). The candidate should be prepared to employ active learning strategies and use the latest technology and resources to promote student learning.  The candidate will be expected to devise new curriculum, outline program goals and outcomes, develop and utilize appropriate assessment techniques, perform campus service, advise and mentor students, and serve on university-wide committees and initiatives.

 Qualifications:  Ph.D. in religion, religious studies, or a particular religious faith with the ability to teach multiple faiths in upper division courses as needed.  The ideal candidate will have at least 18 graduate credit hours in philosophy.  Experience with program development, curriculum design, advising, and assessment are important.  Familiarity with and enthusiasm to employ information technology in the classroom are also highly desired.  Experience teaching in online learning environments is a plus. Preferred experience in working with a diverse student population with varying levels of ability.

             Send curriculum vitae, cover letter, JCSU Employment Application (www.jcsu.edu/careers), a one-page statement of the teaching philosophy, a one-page statement on research interests, sample syllabi, unofficial transcripts from all institutions attended (official transcripts will be required of all finalists) and three letters of recommendation describing the applicant’s teaching and research skills to:

 

Dr. Michael Aradas

Interim Chair, Interdisciplinary Studies

117C McCrorey Hall

Johnson C. Smith University

100 Beatties Ford Road

Charlotte, NC  28216

 

Email hrrep@jcsu.edu or fax to (704) 330-1494 

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Date Posted: 2/25/2014 12:44 pm