Visiting Assistant Professor of African and African American Studies — Black Religion
September 23, 2013
Earlham College invites applications for a (preliminary) three-year Visiting Assistant Professor position in African and African American Studies (AAAS), with disciplinary foci in Black studies and Black religion, to begin Fall 2014.
Areas of competence particularly desired are: African American Studies; and one or more of the following: history, ethics, culture and/or politics of African American religious experiences; the religions of Africa, the Caribbean and/or the Black Atlantic; African American (including Black Feminist/Womanist) theology and Biblical interpretation; theories and methods in the study of religion.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities
Successful candidates will be eager to teach courses related to the areas stated above. In addition candidates must be enthusiastic about, and committed to, teaching talented, thoughtful undergraduates from multiple perspectives and traditions.
Experience & Qualifications
A Ph.D. or ABD is required.
Candidates should send applications as a single PDF including cover letter detailing teaching and research interests, resume and three letters of reference to:
Cheri Gaddis, Social Science Division administrative assistant, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2013, and continue until the position is filled.
Earlham College continues to build a community that reflects the gender and racial diversity of the society at large, and, therefore, we are particularly interested in inviting and encouraging applications from African Americans, other ethnic minorities, and women. Earlham also is eager to solicit applications from members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).