Assistant Professor of Religious Studies - College of Wooster in Wooster Ohio

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College of Wooster

Wooster, Ohio 44691

United States


Detailed Job Description

The Department of Religious Studies at The College of Wooster invites applications for an assistant professor (tenure track) position in Biblical Studies/Early Christianity, beginning August 2014.

The successful candidate should be a Religious Studies teacher-scholar focused on early Christianity and its related materials and methodologies in Biblical Studies and New Testament.  Courses to be taught include an introductory course in Religious Studies-Introduction to the Bible and upper-level courses in Bible and early Christianity.  The person may also be asked to teach a course in Global Christianity with a more contemporary focus.  The candidate should be sensitive to diversity issues in their research and teaching.  The candidate will also be expected to direct and advise Senior Independent Study students and contribute to the College’s First Year Seminar program.  Applicants should have completed a Ph.D. in Religious Studies.

Send application letter, c.v., graduate transcripts, reference letters, and other supporting materials (e.g., sample syllabi, scholarly work, brief descriptions of proposed courses) by November 30, 2013. Electronic submission of materials is preferred, to Santha Schuch ( Materials may also be sent to: American Religions Search, c/o Department of Religious Studies, The College of Wooster, 400 East University Street—Kauke Hall, Wooster, OH 44691.

The College of Wooster is an independent college of the liberal arts and sciences with a commitment to excellence in undergraduate education. The College values diversity, strives to attract qualified women and minority candidates, and encourages individuals belonging to these groups to apply. Wooster seeks to ensure diversity by its policy of employing persons without regard to age, sex, color, race, creed, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, or political affiliation. The College of Wooster is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Employment is subject to federal laws requiring verification of identity and legal right to work in the United States as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act. Drug-free workplace.

Keyword Phrases

  • Biblical Studies
  • Religious Studies
  • Early Christianity
  • New Testament
  • Global Christianity
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Competitive
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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