Lecturer, Religious Studies
University of Arizona - Tucson, AZ

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Department

0405-Religious Studies

College/Division

Humanities

Posted Rate of Pay

DOE

Exempt / Non-Exempt

Exempt

Category

Appointed: Faculty

Departmental Contact

Stacey Young

Departmental Contact Phone

(520) 621-4055

Departmental Contact Email

staceyyoung@email.arizona.edu

Job Open Date

12-11-2012

Job Close Date

Open Until Filled

Review begins on (Continues until position filled)

02-01-2013

Benefits Eligible

Yes

Full Time/Part Time

Full Time

Days and Schedule to be Worked

Number of Hours Worked per Week

Limited to current UA employees only

No

Documents required to be attached electronically with this application

Letter of Interest Curriculum Vitae

Documents that may be attached electronically or mailed directly to department per instructions below

Additional application instructions (include instructions for submission)

Additional documents requested: Please email or mail (1) three current letters of recommendation and (2) a Statement of Teaching Philosophy to: Stacey Young Religious Studies Program The University of Arizona P.O. Box 210105 Tucson, Arizona 85721-0105 Email: staceyyoung@email.arizona.edu

Position Summary

The Religious Studies Program seeks a dynamic individual for a full-time Lecturer for the 2013-2014 academic year. The successful candidate will be qualified to teach an undergraduate-level methods course in Religious Studies (Introduction to Religion), as well as other courses that complement the already existing faculty specialties in the program. Scholars who have a specialty in the areas of Native American religion/spirituality or the religions of South Asia (especially Hinduism) are especially encouraged to apply. This is a full-time and benefits eligible position. The appointment will begin in August 2013. The position will be open until filled. Review of applications will begin on February 1, 2013. Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

Duties and Responsibilities

  • The teaching workload will be three (3) courses per semester. *The candidate must be prepared and qualified to teach an undergraduate-level methods course in Religious Studies (Introduction to Religion), as well as other courses that complement the already existing faculty specialties in the program. *The teaching assignment may include large enrollment classes and smaller seminar classes. Classes will be determined by area of expertise and program needs. *Serve as undergraduate advisor. *Engage in other service activities as requested by the Program.
Arizona Board of Regents Minimum Qualifications

Not applicable for this position.

Additional Minimum Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Religion or a related field in hand by August 1, 2013. * Previous teaching experience in a university context.
Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to utilize technology in teaching. *Scholars who have a specialty in the areas of Native American religion/spirituality or the religions of South Asia (especially Hinduism). *Previous teaching experience in a U.S. university.
Pre-employment Screening Requirements

The University of Arizona conducts pre-employment screening for all positions, which includes a criminal background check, verification of academic credentials, licenses, certifications, and work history. In addition, a check of names and identification documents is conducted on all new employees to ensure they are legally authorized to work in the United States.

What kind of criminal background check is required for this position?

This position is non-security sensitive and requires a name-based criminal background check

Supplemental Pre-Employment Screening

None

Job Category

Faculty

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