Albright College invites applications for a visiting assistant professor in New Testament and ancient Christianity, to begin Fall 2019. The term will be for two years with the possibility of an additional three-year renewal.
We are especially interested in a candidate capable of teaching general education, introductory courses. Secondary expertise in Hebrew Bible, gender analysis, critical theory, critical race theory, queer hermeneutics and/or popular culture is welcome. The successful candidate will be committed to excellence in teaching and have a strong research agenda.
The teaching load is three courses per semester. Albright College’s religious studies department serves our majors and minors, but principally contributes to the College’s general education program. The College has a strong commitment to interdisciplinarity; faculty members have the opportunity to teach in their areas of expertise as well as contribute to other departments and programs on campus. Candidates should have a Ph.D. but advanced ABD will also be considered. Experience in the undergraduate classroom is preferred.
Application review will begin on February 1, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Qualified applicants should fill out the application via our website. Applications should include: cover letter, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Albright College is a Methodist-affiliated liberal arts institution with a strong tradition of excellence in religious studies. The College consists of approximately 1700 students, and is located within an hour of Philadelphia and two to three hours of New York, Baltimore and Washington, D.C. Additional information about Albright College is available at www.albright.edu.
A diverse learning community that encourages innovation and interdisciplinarity, Albright College is an equal opportunity employer. In pursuit of enriching the diversity within our community, we encourage the application of qualified women, minorities, protected veterans, and people with disabilities. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.
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