October 8, 2020 - 2:02pm -- jlaskey

Assistant Professor of Religion (Tenure-Track) - College of Arts and Sciences

A regional university historically related to the Brethren Church, Ashland University (www.ashland.edu), invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Religion in World Religions and Global Christianity.

Position Summary:

The successful candidate will demonstrate abilities in effective classroom and on-line teaching and course development. Teaching load is eight (8) courses per year, including sections of the general education World Religions course, intermediate courses in Eastern and Western religious traditions, Global Christianity, and an upper-level course in the area of expertise. One (1) course a semester will be taught online in Ashland University's extensive Correctional Education program. The position includes oversight of the department's virtual courses for Correctional Education; administrative duties come with a two (2) course reassignment. This position supports the pre-seminary program and the Christian values of the university.

Position Requirements:

  • PhD is required.
  • Demonstrated abilities in effective classroom and on-line teaching and course development required. Academic administrative experience is desired.
  • Broad background in the liberal arts.
  • Appreciation for cultural diversity.
  • Commitment to undergraduate education for both traditional and non-traditional students.
  • Active research agenda and a willingness to engage in service to the university.

Please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three (3) letters of recommendation, and transcripts of graduate work to Dr. David Aune, Chair, Department of Religion, Ashland University, 10 Rinehart Center for Religious Studies. 401 College Ave., Ashland, OH  44805, or email to au-religiondept@ashland.edu. Deadline for applications to be considered for interviews at the AAR annual meeting is November 9, 2020.

Hiring for this position is contingent on the availability of funding and/or available budget dollars.

Ashland University meets fully its obligation of nondiscrimination under federal and state laws and is actively committed to diversity in its workplace. Employment will require a criminal background check.

Assistant Professor of Religion (Tenure-Track) - College of Arts and Sciences
Request From: 
Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
Official Posting Date: 
Thursday, October 8, 2020 - 1:30pm
Operational Department: 
College of Arts and Sciences - Department of Religion
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