Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate or graduate courses in Religious Studies or Integrative Arts & Humanities. Religious Studies courses may include introductory through upper level thematic courses in the study of religion, as well as undergraduate or graduate courses in our distinctive Nonprofit Leadership concentration. Online teaching experience encouraged.
Persons with disabilities have the right to request and receive reasonable accommodation.
The College of Arts & Letters promotes an academic and organizational culture which actively seeks out and strengthens diverse voices and perspectives among its members in order to achieve true excellence. The College of Arts & Letters is interested in candidates of all backgrounds who are committed to the principle that intellectual leadership is achieved through open access and proactive inclusion.
MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.
Doctorate -Religoius Studies or related field
MA or Ph.D. in Religious Studies or related field.
Experience teaching at the college level.
Review of applications will begin March 18, 2019. Applications must be submitted electronically to the Michigan State University Human Resources web site http://careers.msu.edu
Required Application Materials
a) a cover letter,
b) current curriculum vitae,
c) a statement of teaching philosophy that highlights your alignment with some of our desired qualifications,
d) a summary of your experience with diversity in the classroom and/or in your past or planned research endeavors, any experience mentoring diverse students or faculty, any experience mentoring diverse students or community outreach initiatives, and an explanation of how you will advance our goals of inclusive excellence and the names, and
e) email addresses of 3 potential referees.
For more information, contact the Department of Religious Studies, Ashley Housler (firstname.lastname@example.org). For more information about the Department of Religious Studies, go to http://religiousstudies.msu.edu/.
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