Assistant Professor of Religious Studies
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro’s Religious Studies Department seeks a talented teacher-scholar at the advanced assistant or associate level eager to serve an initial term as director of undergraduate studies. Duties include student advising and curriculum development. The department is looking for an energetic person with a commitment to active research and undergraduate teaching in the best tradition of the liberal arts. Field of specialization open, but should complement existing strengths in the department. Fields of expertise might include religions in the Americas, American religious diversity, and diasporic communities. Candidate must have a Ph.D. in Religious Studies or related field. Tenure will be offered at the Associate Professor rank depending on selected candidates qualifications. Candidates should have an interest in contributing to key College and University programs (Freshmen Seminar, Honors, and Residential Colleges) and in active engagement with students and colleagues both in and out of the classroom. UNCG is a Minority Serving Institution, with an undergraduate population of 44% ethnic minority students, and 65% women. UNCG and the Religious Studies Department foster an environment of collaboration across the departments and schools and support community-engaged research and teaching. UNCG is proud of the diversity of its student body and we seek to attract an equally diverse applicant pool for this position. UNCG is located in a metropolitan area of more than 1.6 million in the Piedmont region of North Carolina, between the Atlantic Ocean and the Appalachian Mountains. UNCG is an EOE/Affirmative Action/M/F/D/V employer and we are strongly committed to increasing faculty diversity.
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