LECTURER/Theology & Religious Studies/Islam - Saint Mary's College-California in Moraga California

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Saint Mary's College-California

Moraga, California

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Founded in 1863, Saint Mary's is a residential campus nestled 20 miles east of San Francisco in the picturesque Moraga Valley. Based in the Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts traditions, Saint Mary's currently enrolls more than 4,000 students from diverse backgrounds in undergraduate and graduate programs. The De La Salle Christian Brothers, the largest teaching order of the Roman Catholic Church, guide the spiritual and academic character of the College.

As a comprehensive and independent institution, Saint Mary’s offers undergraduate and graduate programs integrating liberal and professional education. Saint Mary’s reputation for excellence, innovation and responsiveness in education stems from its vibrant heritage as a Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts institution. An outstanding, committed faculty and staff that value shared inquiry, integrative learning and student interaction bring these traditions to life in the 21st century. The College is committed to the educational benefits of diversity.


Teach the upper-division course—TRS 152: “Islam: Beliefs and Practices”—in the Department of Theology & Religious Studies, Fall 2014, renewable in Spring 2015. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the Catholic, Lasallian, and Liberal Arts traditions of the College.


Experience and Qualifications:

 QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates should hold a Ph.D. in theology or religious studies with focus on Islam (or have reached the ABD stage in their progress toward a doctoral degree [i.e., completion of all qualifying and competency examinations]). Preference will be given to candidates with evidence of teaching effectiveness (particularly among undergraduates).


Salary Information

Depends on Qualifications


Application Instructions: Please apply on-line at http://jobs.stmarys-ca.edu. 1) Include a cover letter that specifically addresses how you meet the qualifications and are prepared to support the mission of the College.  Please also include a curriculum vitae, contact information for two references, sample course syllabi, and recent teaching evaluations.Candidates should expect that references will be contacted, in confidence, by the College and that credentials will be confirmed prior to hire. Please forward any reference materials to:Zach Flanagin, ChairDepartment of Theology & Religious StudiesSaint Mary’s College of CaliforniaMoraga, CA 94575 Candidates who become finalists will be expected to sign a consent authorizing a broader inquiry which may include reference checks, a motor vehicle check, and a third party background check.Saint Mary's is an equal employment opportunity employer. We support inclusive excellence and are committed to creating a safe and welcoming community for all.

Keyword Phrases

  • LECTURER/Theology & Religious Studies/Islam
  • Catholic, Lasallian, liberal arts college
  • De La Salle Christian Brothers
  • committed to the educational benefits of diversity
  • Religion & Theology
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Lecturer / Instructor / Adjunct
Type of Faculty:Visiting / Adjunct
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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